Creating batteries to power air travel

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at the Ohio State University Center for Automotive Research have created new computer models to predict the life and performance of batteries that could power some passenger airplanes—a step forward for cleaner, more efficient air travel. The models show that adding lithium-ion batteries to a regional airplane could reduce […]

Google Maps will let you plan 'mixed modes' of travel for complicated, multipart trips

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain If your daily journey to work requires that you cycle to the bus stop or train station before taking an Uber to your job then planning out your route could be getting easier thanks to Google Maps. The navigation app is launching a new tool to help you plan out […]

European cross-border bus and train travel made simple

[ad_1] Credit: Concept Photo, Shutterstock Imagine crossing borders on a bus or train in Europe with journey information in the language of your choice and without having to shop for the best price or worrying about payment or inspection. Picture also being able to control your own data using chip cards, smartphones or printed paper […]