The more than 11 billion tons of bitumen that are produced each year to build highways could soon be replaced by algae, the bark of tree trunks, and even pig excrement. The future of roads includes bioasphalts.
Silence. That’s what is heard when an electric car passes by at low speed. This is an advantage with regard to noise pollution, but can be a danger when it comes to road safety. There are professionals who solve this problem: the designers of engine sounds.
Football fields, asphalt, shoe soles, roofs… Used tires can have a second life in a number of ways. Here are a few of them.
Although it could perfectly well be a design from the Elon Musk company, the Model B, called the Tesla bike of the future, really isn’t from Tesla. Designer Kendall Toerner is behind this bike prototype –that’s hard to call a bike.
Both solar energy and highways require large areas. Then why not cover the motorways with solar panels? The idea sounds futuristic but some projects are already making it a reality.
If it didn’t exist, we could only move the car forward. Reverse gear is basic in driving, although there was a time when cars didn’t have it. What do you know about the history of reverse gear?