Travel

  • Elon Musk changes vision for The Boring Company from cars to people

    Elon Musk’s most recent company, The Boring Company has just had a major change of mission statement. Previously the company was tasked with reducing the cost of tunneling underground to create a space for electric sleds carrying cars in tunnels to speed up transport and reduce above-ground congestion. With...
  • CSIRO and Boeing sign new $35 Million research agreement

    Our best research organisation, the CSIRO is getting a massive boost with a new 5 year commitment with leading aeronautical company Boeing. The two businesses have committed to continue working together on a broad range of areas of mutual interest including space sciences, advanced materials and manufacturing. This continues a...
  • Melbourne has mobile-friendly crossing lights embedded in the ground

    The task of crossing the road isn’t ordinarily a difficult one, but introduce addictive mobile phones and you’ll have people crashing into other pedestrians, but more dangerously, they may wander out onto the road into the path of cars. The problem with traditional crossing lights is that they’re positioned...
  • Sydney Airport goes green with Electric Blu bus

    Today Sydney Airport unveiled the first electric airport bus in Australia. Major airports put through thousands of passengers per day and many of them park in long-term parking, then need to be transported to their terminal. Airports use buses as an efficient transportation method, but their constant back and forward...
  • Help fund the future of transport, rLoop Hyperloop pod hits Indiegogo

    rLoop was born on Reddit, a group dedicated to bringing Elon Musk’s idea for a 5th mode of transport, the Hyperloop, into reality. The team has gathered an impressive 300 engineers from more than 15 countries around the world. With such a geographically diversed workforce, rLoop is leveraging modern way of working...
  • Uber celebrates New Years with their 1 Billionth trip

    Well Happy New Year Taxi industry, your biggest rival just registered the 1 Billionth trip worldwide. That’s an astonishing number and congratulations to the ride sharing service. This year Uber seen a couple of important successes here in Australia, with Uber now becoming legal in the ACT and NSW....
  • Tigerair offering up to 80% off flights to celebrate 8 years in Australia

    It’s not everyday you can book a flight in Australia for between just $8 and $48, but starting at midday today, TigerAir are offering just that. These crazy prices are thanks to the budget airline celebrating eight years of flying in Australia and will this week carry its 18...
  • EVOKE chauffeur service using Tesla Model S, provides power and WiFi

    If you want to get to your destination in style, then check out Evoke, a brand new luxury chauffeur service with a difference. Right now the service is using the very popular, all-electric Tesla Model S and say they offer a sleek, uber-quiet and spacious vehicle with unparalleled technology....
  • Brisbane turns to cardboard VR to promote the city

    Brisbane is using Google Cardboard Virtual Reality technology to promote their city. In an Australian tourism first, they’re giving Melbournians and Sydneysiders the chance to experience Brisbane in an effort to increase tourism, something that’s probably an easy sell on a chilly winter morning. While viewing the videos via...