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Are Autonomous Cars the Canary in the Coalmine?

MEC has reported on the impending revolution of autonomous (self drive/driverless/no driver) vehicles previously.  Already we are seeing the technology built in to existing high end models  such as the Tesla P85D and probably most people are aware of the Google self drive car. The advances in the underlying technology seem to be advancing at a more

The Demise of Car Ownership

The number of cars on the road surpassed 1 billion in 2011. By 2050 the projection is for at least 2 billion cars and a global population of 9 billion.  There would certainly be challenges in bringing another 1 billion vehicles on to the road.  Of course the majority of these would be in developing countries

June 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

Solar Roadways

Solar Roadways - Crazy & Brilliant Some of you may already be aware of the idea of Solar Roadways as the youtube video Solar Freakin Roadways has been viewed over 5 million times.  So what are solar roadways? Well literally they are roads, carparks, driveways or any other road surface paved in solar panels replacing the bitumen