A team of eight engineering students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have successfully built Singapore’s first personal flying machine, named Snowstorm. Comprising an intricate design of motors, propellers and inflated landing gear set within a hexagonal frame, Snowstorm is an electric-powered aircraft capable of vertical take-off and landing that can be controlled by […]

The U.S. is the most fully developed petroleum transport nation – we have crude oil, natural gas, gasoline, and diesel and jet fuel in transit 24/7/365 – mostly in pipelines.  Lives lost are rare and environmental damage while awful at leak locations is a tiny amount of the total product moved. The horrible truth, and […]

Cummins Inc. and Peterbilt Motors Company have released their test results showing their demonstration SuperTruck tractor-trailer achieved a 54% increase in fuel economy.  Cummins, the prime contractor leading one of four vertical teams under the Department of Energy’s SuperTruck project shows nearly 10 mpg US (23.5 l/100 km) under real world driving conditions. The SuperTruck […]

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