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We Cannot Allow This Awful Idea for Airport Design to Become Real

Airports and cities don’t get along for a few specific reasons—namely, air pollution, noise pollution, and plain old risk. As such, some designers think that a future of increased urban density could be an opportunity to mix things up. This concept for a new airport in downtown Stockholm is simply mixed up. » 7/14/15 4:14pm 7/14/15 4:14pm

We Cannot Allow This Awful Idea for Airplane Seating to Become Real

Airplanes used to be luxurious things, laden with fine china and unlimited wine. But over the years, the glory of flying has faded—giving way to broken technology (frustrating), bruised knees (painful), terrible smells (actually dangerous!). Yet, somehow, someone has figured out a way to make things worse. » 7/09/15 12:44pm 7/09/15 12:44pm

BMW Wants to Put a Vehicle Charging Station In Every Street Light

For electric vehicles to truly supplant their gas-guzzling predecessors, there needs to be as many charging stations on the roads as there are gas stations—if not more. So BMW proposes upgrading the street lights that already line roads everywhere with charging capabilities and energy-efficient lighting. » 6/17/15 4:14pm 6/17/15 4:14pm

Freightliner Just Revealed The First Real Road-Legal Autonomous Big Rig

The Freightliner “Inspiration Truck” will be the first autonomous commercial truck to drive on American roads. Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Daimler Chairman Wolfgang Bernhard just bolted on its Autonomous Vehicle license plate to prove it’s the real deal, and it’s already been spotted in action. » 5/05/15 4:54pm 5/05/15 4:54pm

SsangYong XAV Concept: Toyota FJ Cruiser Meets High-Tech Honda Element

The SsangYong XAV (for eXciting Authentic Vehicle. Sure, why not) concept just came out at the Seoul Motor Show. The company's CEO introduced it with some comment about #youths and #lifestyle that didn't translate well, but this soft-roader actually looks a little bit awesome. » 4/03/15 5:40pm 4/03/15 5:40pm

The 1970's Jeep Chief Is Back As This Badass Wrangler-Based Prototype

Meet the Jeep Chief concept; a Wrangler-based redux of the classic Cherokee Chief. It's a perfect port of Jeep's 70's style onto their modern platform. Under that surfer-style exterior are Fox shocks, Rubicon rock rails, and Dana 44 axles to make this one all-around amazing conversion. » 3/19/15 1:08pm 3/19/15 1:08pm

Goodyear Has A Concept Tire That Generates Electricity

We deal with concept cars all the time, so, really, the idea of a 'concept tire' shouldn't be too strange. It sounds a bit weird at first, but when you think about it, it makes sense for the same reasons concept cars do: flashy showcases for cutting-edge technology. And this one, the Goodyear BHO3, does have a good… » 3/09/15 3:35pm 3/09/15 3:35pm

If Only Mitsubishi Had The Balls To Build Their Extreme SUV Concept

Mitsubishi VP Don Swearingen sat us down to say Mitsubishi is here to stay [proud and confident! read his teleprompter]. Then a couple dancing robots pulled the cover off the GC-PHEV: an insanely cool high-tech off-roader that just might make their brand cool again if they'd get the gall to make it happen. » 2/12/15 1:21pm 2/12/15 1:21pm

Nissan Creates Ultimate 'Sitting In LA Traffic' Version Of Nismo Z

The Nissan 370Z Nismo is a pretty hot sports car with a stiff chassis, 350 horsepower, and aggressive suspension. The Nismo Roadster concept takes that idea and tunes it for customers who just want to drive to their favorite coffee shop in Malibu; with an automatic transmission and convertible top. » 2/12/15 12:27pm 2/12/15 12:27pm