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Added 6 March, 2022

SWISS and the Lufthansa Group have concluded a strategic collaboration with Synhelion to bring its solar aviation fuel to market. This will make SWISS the first airline in the world to use ‘sun-to-liquid’ fuel, made from a process that uses concentrated sunlight to produce carbon-neutral kerosene. This will make SWISS the first airline in the...

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Added 13 February, 2022

The Biden administration has unveiled a massively ambitious plan to install roughly 400,000 EV chargers between now and 2030, bringing the total number of publicly available chargers to half a million. The US Departments of Energy and Transportation announced they will dedicate $5 billion over the next five years to the project, making good on...

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Added 6 February, 2022

We have seen some attempts at cocktail robots before, but none that look as good as this one. And this is the first one to operate on a large scale in such a public space. Installed in Singapore's Changi airport by a company called Makr Shakr, this mix bot is currently serving free drinks in the duty free areas of terminals 2 and 3. Drinkers...

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Added 3 February, 2022

In the near future there will be may options to fly into space, just as there are many airlines in the sky. And some of these spaceships may look more like airplanes too. That's because new technology is figuring out ways to propel craft to space without being on the top of a giant rocket. One of those companies is Radian Aerospace, a friend of...

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Added 3 February, 2022

“By far the biggest and most impactful question being debated is the question about business travel returning,” said United CEO Scott Kirby. “Put me firmly in the camp it is going to return in full.” Kirby made the comments as part of a panel of executives that included bosses at British Airways and Easyjet. They echoed comments Kirby has made...

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Added 18 December, 2021

New York's Jacob K Javits Convention Center has been home to the largest green roof in NYC Since 2014. Now, the venue has added a one-acre farm that is already supplying ingredients to its kitchens, cutting the use of fossil fuels and carbon emissions. The farm is expected to provide 40,000 fruits and vegetables annually and has already...

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Added 17 December, 2021

Yara International has announced that it will soon commence commercial operations of its long-awaited Yara Birkeland, the world’s first electric and self-propelled container ship. It will also begin a two-year test period prior to entering full autonomous operation on a route off the coast of Norway. The Yara Birkeland is powered by a Leclanché...

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Added 15 December, 2021

Move over Tesla Autopilot and GM Super Cruise. German automaker Mercedes-Benz is the world’s first automaker to gain internationally valid regulatory approval in producing vehicles capable of Level 3 autonomous or “conditionally automated” driving. Mercedes-Benz’s updated Drive Pilot system can take over the driving chores while the vehicle is...

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Added 11 July, 2021

The world’s first autonomous hydrogen vehicle, created by the Estonian enterprise Auve Tech in cooperation with University of Tartu researchers, was presented to the public for the first time in Tartu, Estonia. The first passenger on the hydrogen vehicle was the President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid. The hydrogen shuttle, which is authorized...

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Added 9 July, 2021

As tourism rebounds, the issues about visitor management continue to be front and center. The Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority announced it is using geolocation data via a contract with location data company to track the recreational areas visitors and residents have been flocking to. Jennifer Chun, the director of HTA Tourism Research, said "One of...