11 Results for

last-mile transportation


Are motorized shoes the last-mile transport answer?

Less bulky than a skateboard and easier to transport than a bike, Treadways are a good personal mobility solution for covering longer than walking distances.

By July 15, 2010


ElectricMood scooter promises effortless personal transport

This folding push-style scooter weighs only 22 pounds, runs for 12 miles on a charge and can go over 15 mph, its Indiegogo campaign promises.

By February 11, 2015


Tern looks forward to smarter bikes

Tern's human-powered pedal pusher may be low-tech, but its old-school bicycles are slowly getting smarter.

By June 17, 2015


Impossible electric bike folds up to fit in a backpack

It probably shouldn't exist, but a group of engineers have built a prototype electric bicycle with a bizarre design that folds up into a tiny form.

By November 13, 2014


Even limited to 25 mph, Google's car will arrive faster than you think

Google's new self-driving car prototype surprised even robo-car experts and suggests the company is further along than expected.

By May 29, 2014


​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart ride

Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.

By May 14, 2014


Nissan planning three EVs in next four years

Nissan has plans to produce an electric commercial vehicle, sports car, and urban commuter vehicle.

By November 3, 2010


GM floats autonomous two-seater city car idea

EV concept car with GPS, cameras, sensors, and vehicle-to-vehicle communication could direct itself around congested city streets.

By March 24, 2010


MIT offers City Car for the masses

A project to improve urban transportation will make its debut this week in Milan. Images: MIT's stackable electric car

By November 5, 2007


Broadband: A life-saving technology

special report From public safety to health care, broadband is becoming a key element.

July 26, 2004