Last fall, the British Royal Navy commissioned a powerful new high-tech frigate so silent that it would be able to sneak up on submarines undetected. The ship, called the Type 26 frigate, has been designated to become “the workhorse” of the British fleet.
When it comes to the auto industry, you've got to innovate or risk being left behind. Ford isn’t about to get lost in the shuffle as it continues to move forward on modernizing its vehicles.
The U.S. Army is in the market for a new standard issue handgun. The standard issue handgun has been the Beretta M9 since 1985 and the Army is opening the door to competitors to present their concepts.
Local Motors showed off its Strati 3D printed car in Detroit this year with plans to begin selling it later this year. If we’re all to believe the hype, 3D printed vehicles could play a role in the future of the auto industry. But some challenges remain before they can go mainstream.
Every year, automakers roll out about 70 new or redesigned cars. Cars.com spends hundreds of hours test driving these cars. They pick six top cars, but only one can win Cars.com's Best of 2015 Award.
This week our ‘Winner and Loser’ is assigned to two companies in very different places. Microsoft announced new and innovative technology which has earned them the winning slot of the week. However, BP is back in federal court facing fines for the 2010 oil spill, earning them the losing slot.
Two pilots hope to make aviation history in the coming weeks by circumnavigating the globe in a plane powered entirely by solar panels. This feat will not only mean going down in history books, but it will also mark a starting point for greener alternatives in aviation.
Bluefin Robotics designs, develops, builds and operates Autonomous Underwater Vehicles for defense, commercial and scientific customers from all over the globe. However, their products are now most notably being employed for plane recovery.
Last week, we published "Friendly Robots: The Future Of Advanced Manufacturing," about the creation of Baxter, the manufacturing robot. Here is a look at the purpose behind Baxter, his role in automating manufacturing, his interaction with humans, and his day-to-day work.
Doug McIntyre talks about which companies are filing patents for new technology and leading the way in innovation.
The California eighth-grader has launched a company to develop low-cost machines to print Braille, the tactile writing system for the visually impaired. Tech giant Intel Corp. recently invested in his startup, Braigo Labs.
The team behind a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft that is attempting to fly around the world said Tuesday the clean-energy plane will stop in India, China and the United States in a historic journey set to begin as early as next month.
Check out some of the top hits and misses from Detroit's auto show.
The future of doodling just became 3D. The new 3Doodler is a pen that allows a person to create drawings that literally leap off the page and are three-dimensional.
There have been a lot of interesting announcements out of the Detroit Auto show this week, but none as strange as the car featured by China’s Gac group.
On the heels of Ford’s North American Truck of the Year Award win for the aluminum F-150 truck, other automakers have announced updates to their line of trucks for the upcoming model years.
See the photo of one gun advocacy group's unique form of demonstration in IMPO's Photo of the Day.
One of the more shocking and unexpected concept car revealed at the Detroit Auto Show is undoubtedly the Hyundai Santa Cruz.
What Wikipedia did for information, Alastair Parvin and his colleagues hope the WikiHouse Foundation will do for house building by opening up architectural design plans to everyone and allowing people to 3D print materials to build a house.
SpaceX had an eventful weekend, with a disappointing crash landing of a supply ship on Saturday and a successful delivery of groceries and Christmas gifts to the International Space Station on Monday morning.
Take a look at GM's newest electric car unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in IMPO's Photo of the Day.
This is the 22nd year for the awards at the Detroit Auto show, and this year the awards were given to Ford for the North American Truck of the Year and VW for the North American Car of the Year.
The 2016 Titan has a new Cummins diesel engine that Nissan says will give the truck the power and capability of a heavy-duty truck at the price of a light-duty one. Ford and GM don't offer diesels on their light-duty trucks. Chrysler's Ram does, but Nissan's Cummins V8 diesel is more powerful than Ram's V6, and can tow more.
Japanese automaker Nissan and NASA are teaming up to advance the technology behind cars that drive autonomously.