Intel Corporation, Bell Canada and VIA Rail Canada today announced plans to equip select VIA 1 train cars with wireless Internet access for passengers traveling between Montreal and Toronto. For the first time in North America, wireless local area network or WLAN connectivity will be available within a moving passenger train car. The four-month pilot […]
You normally don’t hear the name “Siemens” in the same sentence as “automotive innovation”, but you’re hearing that today. Siemens VDO has developed what they call the “eCorner”. This is the “convergence of several technologies into the wheel and hub assembly,” but the most notable piece is the integration of an electric motor right into […]
Researchers at Yale University have created a new material that they say will be as revolutionary to industry as the introduction of plastics in the 20th century. Stronger than steel, yet as mouldable as plastics, bulk metallic glasses or “novel metals” are the best of both worlds, they say.