Tokyo-based drone startup A.L.I. Technologies is hoping to attract supercar enthusiasts with the fully-functioning hoverbike it officially launched on Tuesday.
Ready for take-off: The “XTurismo Limited Edition” hoverbike, which is built with a motorcycle-like body atop drone propellers, is currently on sale for 77.7 million yen (around $680,000) per unit, reported Reuters.
Last month, a safety driver behind the wheel of a WeRide test robocar was captured on film apparently asleep while traveling on highway 85 in San Jose, Calif.
Robo-autonomy in the open road: WeRide, a Chinese autonomous driving company based in Guangzhou and California, received a driverless permit to test two passenger vehicles on California’s public roads in April, reported Reuters.
A Chick-fil-A employee in Appleton, Wisconsin has made headlines after giving away a car to a co-worker in need.
Haley Bridges, 17, won a 2008 Hyundai Elantra at a Christmas raffle organized for their branch, where she had worked for just five months at the time.
A security guard in Hawaii has been rewarded by the public with a car after biking for miles to return a woman’s lost wallet.
Aina Townsend, who works at a Foodland grocery store in Kahului, found the wallet in a shopping cart and decided to return it as soon as his shift ended.
Hua Kuan knows what it’s like to work hard to reach a goal, deciding to pay it forward by giving a teen $1,000 back from a car purchase.
The 35-year-old dentist had listed his car for sale online after his friends had convinced him it was time for an upgrade. Kuan has a special history with the car, a major representation of his family’s history of struggle and hard work. The 2006 Acura TSX was a gift from his blue-collar worker parents for earning a full ride to UC Berkeley, NPR reported.
One Malaysian man has become the envy of many after his girlfriend paid for a new brake kit and the additional costs to repair his car.
Tokyo-based company SkyDrive Inc. has been successful in lifting its flying car model off the ground with a driver inside.
The company first showed the successful test of the flying car model SD-03 on August 25 at the Toyota Field Test, according to the company website. A video showcasing the flying vehicle, which is called an electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing or eVTOL, was posted on YouTube on August 28.
A 22-year-old man in China was recently captured on camera purposely scratching a brand-new car at a dealership in China.
A Chinese woman was recently captured on video stomping on the roof of her husband’s car in the middle of traffic after having an argument.
According to South China Morning Post, the woman had an argument with her husband while he was driving, but the man ignored her. This infuriated the woman who got out of the car and climbed onto the roof.
The woman who conducted a “shameful” protest after exhausting negotiations with a Mercedes-Benz dealership in northwestern China over a defective purchase is now “satisfied” at the turnaround of events.
The customer, identified as Wang, finally reached a settlement with Xi’an Lizhixing Auto, which not only included a new car but also many other interesting perks.
A group of passersby rushed to the aid of a 2-year-old Chinese girl who was accidentally run over by a car in Fujian province last week.
The young child survived the terrifying ordeal after the good Samaritans worked together to help lift the vehicle that was pinning her body to the pavement.
A video clip of a Japanese sports car covered in snow recently went viral for apparently showing its shy personality in the cold.
Japanese Twitter user @FerrariRyota111 uploaded an adorable video which hilariously showcases his car’s “shyness.”