Tag: Transportation

Top 6 Fastest Bullet Trains

Public transportation comes in many different forms, shapes, and sizes. In Japan, bullet trains are making a lot of headlines. Also known as Shinkansen, the network of high-speed railway lines produces some impressive train “speeds” The following vehicles show how fast trains are capable of traveling on this network of railways. “STAR21” Surpasses 260 MPH It is almost unthinkable to be seated on a bullet train capable of surpassing a …
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This Electric Bus Covers Over 1,100 Miles on a Single Charge

Electric vehicles still suffer from a few major drawbacks. First of all, they need to be recharged on a regular basis in order to cover long distances. Secondly, they are not necessarily all that fast. A recent experiment by Proterra showed that a heavy-duty battery electric bus could drive 1,102.2 miles on a single charge. This is a major development in the area of electric vehicles. A New Electric Vehicle Range Record A lot of companies …
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Montreal to Toronto in 39 Minutes?

The way we think about transportation will change soon. That’s not just due to the concept of autonomous vehicles, but rather to some out-of-the-box ideas such as the hyperloop. While most people mainly associate this technology with experiments conducted in the United States, Canada may very well be getting its own hyperloop in the future. Such a contraption would effectively connect Montreal to Toronto and reduce travel time to 39 minutes. A Canadian Hyperloop …
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India Bans Driverless Cars Due to Job Threat

Robots are often considered to be threats to jobs worldwide. India feels that driverless cars are one of the biggest threats to local jobs. As a result, India’s government is now contemplating banning driverless cars in the country.  India Wants Nothing to Do With Driverless Cars Various countries are vying to become testing grounds for driverless cars. South Korea, the United States, Australia, and Germany are just a few of …
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