General Motors patents airbag to protect pedestrians

Device must be placed in the bumper zone General Motors has patented an exterior airbag to protect pedestrians from clashing with car fronts. “The airbag for pedestrian protection can become an important solution in the future”, said Tom Wilkerson, a spokesman for GM safety issues, USA Today reports. Many pedestrian deaths in run-downs happened not…

Video: Tesla helps spy plane take off

The US Air Force began using Tesla’s models to accompany the start of the U-2 spy plane flight. One of the American brand’s car was seen in this role at the RAF Fairford air base, borrowed to the Americans by the British Air Force. But what is one of the most modern cars in the…

NASA invents new tire with medieval technology

NASA registered a new patent, and it has nothing to do with rockets, but it is related to scientific exploration beyond the planet Earth. The American aeronautical technology development agency created the superelastic tire, which can be used in vehicles built to cross the Martian or lunar terrain, and even will be used in land…

Toyota revolutionizes ecology in hydrogen trucks

Toyota has already begun trying to revolutionize the concept of freight transport, putting into operation a new set of trucks that will carry heavy loads in the Los Angeles port area. And while electric trucks still seem to be far from becoming a routine reality, another green technology is used to move these heavy vehicles: a fuel cell. This fuel cell…

Hyundai declares war to cases of forgotten children

The South Korean brand is developing a new security system that is intended to address situations of forgotten children or trapped inside the car. A drama that affected more than 800 families since 1994. The technology is based on an ultrasonic radar system ready to detect movements in the subsequent places. When motion is detected,…

This used Formula 1 is a bargain

Have you ever thought about buying a Formula 1 car? You most likely did, but maybe would need to win the lottery first. Well, maybe not. It is still not for everyone, but if we told you that you could have Fernando Alonso’s car for 49,950 euros, would you believed it? Believe me, it is…