TRANSLOGIC 30: SEMA + X Prize Winners

SEMA may be best known for its outlandish display of aftermarket bling, but we went in search of some legitimate tech. We found the Mission One PLE electric sportbike, Wattshocks regenerative suspension system, and the winners of the automotive X Prize. http://translogic.aolautos.com/

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TRANSLOGIC 7.5: Supercars, The Return
For a special "7.5" edition of TRANSLOGIC, we're reviving the extras from our recent supercar episodes for another look at the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid, Ferrari 599 GTB, Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, and the Audi R8 V10. http://translogic.aolautos.com/





Aether Cruise Experience
macbyers.com This is my final year university project for Transport Design BA (Hons) at the University of Huddersfield. This is a luxury cruise concept based upon an airship platform. This allows passengers to travel at high speed in luxury. It is also provide to guest with some of the most breathtaking views available. This airship is based on the technology currently being developed by Aeroscraft. This means it uses its engines as its primary source of lift, while using the Helium to simply offset to weight of the cargo. It also has an air ballast system allowing the crew to regulate to total weight of the craft by compressing air.





DIY Submarine - Mikhail Puchkov's homebuilt sub
Video about Mikhail Puchkov and the submarine he built in his attic in Russia, back when it was the USSR. He was caught by the KGB and sent to shipbuilding institute at St. Petersburg. Originally pedal-powered, he eventually refitted it with electric motors after a 40 mile voyage.





Sikorsky Firefly: An Electric Helicopter
Produced by Glenn Pew (http://www.glennpew.com/) for AVweb.com. It's at nearly gross weight before the pilot steps in and can only fly for 15 minutes, but that's not the point. Sikorsky Innovations sees the Firefly as a testbed for the technologies that may make for a real electric helicopter ... someday.




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