10 Innovative Vehicles and Personal Transports 2019 – 2020
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10 Innovative Vehicles and Personal Transports 2019 – 2020

October 12, 2019

No one dare say that man’s creativity has
been dulled by the lure of easy living in this post-industrial age. With ever-smarter
computers and AI helping along the way, the wild ideas of the past are becoming reality.
Hello, I’m Glenn and let’s talk about innovation in the area of transportation. I’ll share
some fantastic new products which demonstrate the human spirit of innovative creativity. Number Ten Skai, developed by Alaka’i Technologies
in Massachusetts, is a radical air mobility system that may become the Uber of the sky.
It is the first hydrogen-powered electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicle.
They say they have a prototype five-seater multi-copter taxi capable of a 400-mile range.
Its air taxis will cost the same per mile as taking an Uber, using a clean energy source.
The air taxi can carry up to a thousand pounds and travel at 118 miles per hour, with fly-by-light
fiber Optics based controls for EMI and lightning protection. Number Nine The radical-looking vehicle, the Eximus IV,
developed by Dalarna University and Chalmers Technical University in Sweden has delivered
an energy efficiency world record. It won the “Delsbo Electric 2019”, a competition
where students build battery-powered rail vehicles to compete in energy efficiency.
The new world record for energy efficiency means you can travel about 46 miles on the
energy that’s contained in a teaspoon of gasoline, and it’s likely the most energy-efficient
transportation of a person ever. Eximus IV, a person could travel the distance between
Stockholm and Buenos Aires using less than one liter of gasoline. The contest takes place
on rails, to minimize rolling resistance, and requires contestants to drive just over
2 miles carrying six passengers. Alarna University has a unique take on the design process. Students
must build a brand-new vehicle each year, and they are only allowed to examine previous
year’s vehicles after they have created a concept of their own. Number Eight Say goodbye to the heavy bulky Lithium-Ion
battery packs on Ebikes. Now a French Company, Pragma Industries early this year showed the
world’s first commercial-grade electrically assisted bike powered by OCS fuel cell technology
at CES 2019. Inventors say the fuel cell and hydrogen storage integrated inside the Alpha
delivers an unrivaled range of 93 miles on a single charge and can release its hydrogen
in about 2 minutes. A new-and-improved Alpha Bike was unveiled this past August at the
G7 World Summit in Biarritz, France. The Alpha provides constant range and performance in
any weather condition. Pragma Industries along with Ergosup and H2Tec Consortium showed the
bike at CES 2019 and was an Innovation Awards Honoree. It is some slick-looking Ebike, I
want one! I’m Allie and this is Mind’s Eye Trivia
Time. By looking at just these images. Do you know what this is, and where it’s from?
Leave the correct answer or your best guess in the comment section below. Number Seven Here’s a practical idea from Japan, equipping
hybrid cars with solar panels! In July NEDO, Sharp Corporation, and Toyota Motor Corporation
announced a plan to begin public road trials to assess improvements in cruising range and
fuel efficiency of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar panels. The new
Prius models will have solar panels built by Sharp, thin films that are around 1-100th
of an inch thick. While they won’t supply all the car’s energy, the solar panels could
ease electric vehicles driving range anxiety, and can charge while the car is being driven. Number Six Here’s putting the power where the watts
are! The world’s first full-size electric port tugboat will soon be on duty at New Zealand’s
Ports of Auckland. The Damen RSD (or Reversed Stern Drive) E-Tug has been purchased from
the Damen Shipyards Group in the Netherlands. The E-Tug will likely keep up with the port’s
best diesel tug but will do so without the harmful diesel smoke. The tug is expected
to be delivered in 2021. The battery-electric tug will be 81 feet long, able to move at
nearly 15 miles per hour, have two azimuth thrusters with 9.8 ft diameter props and will
be able to move three to four ships per charge of its 2,800 kWh batteries, or three to four
hours of operation. A fast charge is expected to take around two hours. The initial cost
is reported to be roughly double that of a diesel tug but will cost less to operate and
maintain. Number Five Need your snow groomed in an earth-friendly
way? Try the emission-free PistenBully 100-E Snow Groomer. German-built PistenBully says
its 100-E is the first fully-electric solution for the snowy ski slopes. It has 2 rows of
tracks powered by rows of hard rubber wheels. The battery energy capacity is 106 kWh with
a rated voltage of 400 Volts. After 6.5 hours, the battery is charged, with an average driving
time of 2.5 to 3 hours. The 100 E is undergoing pre-production field-testing and seeking customer
feedback before they develop a production vehicle. Number Four How would you like to meet one of these on
your ride in the country? This is the T/Pod. The Swedish startup company Einride says it’s
the first truck designed for electric power and autonomous driving, saying it is safe
and cost-effective, making some transport solutions obsolete. The vehicle doesn’t
have a cab and is SAE level 4 self-driving and can be remotely run by a human operator.
It has self-awareness and uses cameras, radar, and lidar to run safely. This big box can
load 130 Euro Pallets and has a range of about 124 miles on a full charge. Its top speed
is about 52 miles per hour. The company is also working on the T/Log a similar truck
but with a flatbed made for the logging industry. They look like solid brutes to me! Number Three Another autonomous heavy-duty truck is here
from a big name in heavy hauling, Volvo. This is the Volvo Trucks “Vera”. It is sleek
looking, almost sports-car-like, but with enough guts to pull the largest trailers with
ease, and with finesse. The Vera has the same drivetrain and battery packs found in Volvo’s
other e-trucks and is controlled and monitored via a control center, making transportation
safer, cleaner, and more efficient. Volvo first assigned the Vera as part of an integrated
solution to transport goods from a logistics center to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden,
a collaboration between Volvo Trucks, and ferry, and logistics company, DFDS. Number Two The king of electric vehicles is here. It’s
the KUHN Schweiz AG – Construction machinery’s EDumper. The world’s largest electric vehicle
is 110 tons heavy when fully loaded. The prototype eDumper has a 600 kWh battery and has very
efficient regenerative braking, saving 50,000 tons of fuel a year, according to the company.
It’s being used at a mountainside quarry in Biel, Switzerland, and is capable of delivering
60 tons of lime and marl. This thing is huge, its drivers have to climb 9 stairs to get
into the cab, with the tires more than 6 feet tall. Number One The ubiquitous ride-sharing company, UBER
is hard at work planning what they envision as the future of transportation, aerial ridesharing.
In 2023, Uber plans to give riders the option of an affordable shared flight. They hope
to begin an aerial offering that’s safe, quiet, and environmentally conscious, and
that extends the reach of existing transportation options. They want to extend their point to
point transit options to include flight, using a network of small electric VTOLs that can
take off and land vertically. They want to develop a network of Skyports to support an
urban VTOL network which would be more cost- and space-efficient, making use of repurposed
decks of parking garages, existing helipads, and unused land surrounding highway interchanges. These are only 10 of the thousands of exciting
and promising new projects and products being developed by creative minds and forward-thinking
companies around the world. What did you think of this listing? Any standout for you? Let
us know in the comments section and let us know your favorites. Check the details of
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  • Reply Sumaya Akter September 19, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    wow very nice

  • Reply theMekanik September 19, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    First 🤘🏻😎🤘🏻

  • Reply theMekanik September 19, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    Looooove Minds Eye 😍😍😍

  • Reply Christopher Fischer September 19, 2019 at 1:23 pm

    Always bringing it. Great video.

  • Reply Kay Marcus September 19, 2019 at 1:33 pm

    How would an EMP pulse affect your solar powered equipment? If they are able to survive that, they would be excellent innovations!

  • Reply Peggy Lewis September 19, 2019 at 1:36 pm

    all in all the minds of mankind is infant

  • Reply Steve Michaels September 19, 2019 at 1:56 pm

    Wardenclyffe Tower (1901–1917), also known as the Tesla Tower, was an early experimental wireless transmission station designed and built by Nikola Tesla in Shoreham, New York… tx for sharing

  • Reply Le Guntz September 19, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    Is the TESLA TOWER (Greetings from Cancún)

  • Reply SADİ DİKER -GrandTÜRK September 19, 2019 at 2:03 pm


  • Reply John Paul Lafferty September 19, 2019 at 2:05 pm

    Mr. Michaels has gotten the Tesla name correct but I think it was located in New Jersey. The wooden tower is no longer standing but I think the concrete foundation still remains. Correct me if I am wrong please!

  • Reply Chris Calvin September 19, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    good video

  • Reply Louis Prinsloo September 19, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    I really love all the echo friendly designs, when introduced world wide, live will be much saver 🥰
    But i have a question:
    If the designers wants to save the planet, along with all the governments world wide; why do they make echo friendly living so expensive and unaffordable to the most of the economy ?

  • Reply Husky Passion September 19, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    destroying the tesla tower made humanity go back 1000 years

  • Reply Husky Passion September 19, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    why not oceanic floating turbines that charge via the water movements, this would have a mega efficiency for making electricity.

  • Reply Jay Pearce September 19, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    The tower was Nikola Tesla's attempt to transmit electricity through the air.

  • Reply Husky Passion September 19, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    to me it looks things didn't go much further since 1990, it's all old tech a bit revamped…

  • Reply Kriss Femmpaws September 19, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    The trivia photo is Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower. He was using it and the Colorado Springs Tower to do high voltage experiments. she was working on the idea of wireless power transmission.

  • Reply Exe Gamboa September 19, 2019 at 2:51 pm


  • Reply Adymn Sani September 19, 2019 at 3:03 pm

    great video, the future is nigh…I wonder if the AI beings to come will say "so long humans and thanks for all the tech and infrastructure"….

  • Reply john poteat 3 September 19, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    Isn't that the Tesla tower that was supposed to be free energy from the atmosphere

  • Reply Sky Sharp September 19, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    Tesla's place

  • Reply Mac Hippy September 19, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    stupid one emp and the game is OVER

  • Reply St Myles September 19, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    Tesla tower.

  • Reply 3rdeye 1st mind September 19, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    That's Nikola Tesla's baby right there

  • Reply Joesph Best September 19, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    # 10

  • Reply B. M.c. September 19, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    Wireless power transmission=lightning. Sound good?

  • Reply mike brink September 19, 2019 at 5:48 pm

    LOL It took them this long to put solar panels on hybrid cars…Duh, we want to be more "green" or "energy efficient" that's why we don't use solar panels on hybrid or electric cars to help recharge a bit.

  • Reply anthony s jackman September 19, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    man they are all really good

  • Reply David Kerpan September 19, 2019 at 9:40 pm

    Tesla tower

  • Reply justin gaudinier September 19, 2019 at 11:13 pm

    Tesla's wireless energy tower

  • Reply Johnny O September 19, 2019 at 11:49 pm

    Tesla Tower in Cololrado

  • Reply wayne Patrick September 20, 2019 at 1:08 am

    Tesla tower need I go on

  • Reply Lionel Bonnett September 20, 2019 at 4:23 am

    N. Teslas warden Clift tower.

  • Reply Annette Huppatz September 20, 2019 at 11:05 am

    I love all the battery powered vehicles but I can't help but think hydrogen is going to replace lithium. The primary issue at the moment is safe transport of bulk hydrogen but that is being worked out.

  • Reply David Kerpan September 20, 2019 at 11:23 am

    Plasma energy is free and all around us

  • Reply Paul Racine September 20, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    #9 needs RR tracks!😖😖

  • Reply Nicholas Spanis September 20, 2019 at 3:27 pm

    The last one point to point my fav it's a long time coming to many rules to over come air law's.

  • Reply Bob Bob September 20, 2019 at 4:59 pm

    Tesla's antena, Wardencliff NY

  • Reply V.V. GonFoto 河上 September 21, 2019 at 5:19 am

    What I want to try on is TOYOTA Prius PHV solar powered and you Ms Beauty, Allie~! Can you go driving around with me, honey??? ^^ lol.

  • Reply joseph ashmore September 21, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    Tesla Tower built by Nikola Tesla

  • Reply David Kerpan September 21, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    Thank you

  • Reply David Kerpan September 21, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    Elon Musk stow Nikala Tesla name and use it on his electric cars that run on fossil fuel electric plants that ride oil based asphalt

  • Reply David Kerpan September 21, 2019 at 5:50 pm

    Musk stole Tesla name

  • Reply Kris Sajewicz September 21, 2019 at 6:23 pm


  • Reply Mauro Occoni September 21, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    Tower Tesla

  • Reply 진양훈-노숙남자 배문고 25기 September 21, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    I'd like to have it all!

  • Reply Adam Lytle September 21, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    The fuel saved by the e-dumper is indeed impressive, but you missed the more impressive thing – in it's current use, it is a net PRODUCER of energy. By going up the mountain empty, and coming back down full, it actually generates more electricity than it uses with its regenerative breaking going down the mountain. They export energy back to the grid while it's parked. It's too bad so few use cases for large EVs present this opportunity.

  • Reply putheflamesou September 22, 2019 at 1:23 am

    Everyone shut up….what is the best few stocks to buy. This should be the discussion on all YT tech videos. Wal St screwed up Yahoo Finance on purpose rendering the common investor helpless to research. Lets get the right stock info going ….then we will be able to buy the tech when available or soon after.

  • Reply shakeexon September 22, 2019 at 4:24 am

    Oil smells funny 🙂

  • Reply Tony KB September 22, 2019 at 5:19 am

    Why it's wardenclife, and that's the Tesla wireless transmission tower. Underneath it there was an aquifer type arrangement… Just like the great pyramid in Egypt. He had a mini version in his new York hotel that wirelessly powered an electric car with range of a few blocks.

  • Reply Arashi Mokuzai September 22, 2019 at 10:04 am

    Rest in peace Tesla, the man behind the modern world, shunned because some one stole his ideas without giving him credit..

  • Reply El Esbarcenas PRIETO CECILIES September 22, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    The Tesla tower. Thank you.

  • Reply Thomas Lee Mullins September 22, 2019 at 1:11 pm

    I think fuel cells are the future for electric vehicles.

  • Reply Signtist September 22, 2019 at 1:13 pm

    Long Island, Tesla tower.

  • Reply Neil Biggs September 22, 2019 at 4:59 pm

    Hope the helipads are solar and wind powered refueling stations.

  • Reply Chris Cutress September 22, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    Tesla Tower in New York State. What a wonderful world we could be living in if Tesla had a little financial knowledge to go along with his scientific genius. He could have self-financed his experiments and changed the world even more than he did accomplish. One can only guess at how many current technologies are being developed based on his scientific theories and experimentation stolen by the US Government upon his death under the supervision of Donald Trump's uncle.

  • Reply Chris Cutress September 22, 2019 at 7:56 pm

    Solar panels on an electric car. What a great idea. Now how about adding a small wind tunnel turbine to help recharge the vehicle while it travels down the road ?!?

  • Reply Peter Jantschak September 22, 2019 at 11:14 pm

    tesla tower in shoreham,NY

  • Reply we don't need money any more! we need automation September 23, 2019 at 12:04 am

    Wardencliffe tesla

  • Reply Wally Blackler September 23, 2019 at 1:49 am

    Tesla tower

  • Reply id104335409 September 23, 2019 at 9:10 am

    Yes – a huge green rock mover would be my dream personal transport!

  • Reply goldo prime September 23, 2019 at 11:29 am

    Tesla tower

  • Reply himanshu piprikar September 23, 2019 at 11:38 am

    Tesla wireless electricity tower ,yo

  • Reply The Original ONION September 23, 2019 at 6:24 pm


  • Reply spikelanch September 23, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    Tesla’s experimental energy transmission tower….

  • Reply clawgore September 23, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    Sorry guys. None of them caught my attention or my eye. Good try. Keep up your hard work.

  • Reply Kenneth Sumida September 24, 2019 at 6:18 am

    I liked the ideal of a Toyota prius that while you are driving, the solar panels will recharge the battery? and, the uber vtol flight.

  • Reply Gordon Schmidt September 25, 2019 at 1:30 am

    Tesla free energy , and transmitting tower

  • Reply Pedro martinez michel September 25, 2019 at 2:28 am

    I like your videos! Thanks for the subtitles in Spanish greetings from Mexico

  • Reply Robert Zeman September 25, 2019 at 12:54 pm

    Just cos something looks cool doesnt mean it is. Half of them are hammer with display.

  • Reply Karen Vickers September 25, 2019 at 10:28 pm

    Minds Eye videos are sooooooooo good!!!!!!!!

  • Reply David Kerpan September 26, 2019 at 1:16 am

    Free energy the Tesla swich

  • Reply David Kerpan September 26, 2019 at 1:19 am

    Go to tesla museum in Zagreb magnetic motors running on their own

  • Reply Hans van Poelgeest September 26, 2019 at 11:46 am

    Could not write it down more specific 🙂 Wardenclyffe Tower (1901–1917), also known as the Tesla Tower, was an early experimental wireless transmission station designed and built by Nikola Tesla in Shoreham, New York… tx for sharing

  • Reply David Kerpan September 26, 2019 at 10:54 pm

    Now is time for free energy going into grand solar minimum

  • Reply Hepatec Services September 26, 2019 at 11:50 pm

    Tesla Tower

  • Reply Paul Simmons September 27, 2019 at 1:06 am

    Of all of these ideas, the Toyota Prius/Solar Panel combo may be the quickest one to bring to market. So many people already own a Prius and this would be a natural…
    If Toyota could put this in an optional equipment package for under $5k!, they'd be pressed to make enough of them!

  • Reply Dennis Reid September 27, 2019 at 3:16 am

    Wardencliff Tower. created by Nicola Tesla. Made for delivering wireless electricity.

  • Reply Joe Dean September 28, 2019 at 1:52 pm

    Wardenclyffe Tower was a wireless transceiver designed and built by Nikola Tesla in Shoreham, New York in 1901.

  • Reply Ryan Vartanian September 28, 2019 at 9:52 pm

    Tesla tower

  • Reply Me 2 September 28, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    The electric stuff is too much. Just not practical. And for The eviorment also not even close to improved over gas neither. Soon i bet u, alltough some of us already know nd are aware, The majority will see oil companies bust or some like Saudi Arabia will do a 1998 all over again. And it will be just as fake as it was then. The pits are refilling and the climate change propaganda will just keep on flowing. We soon will be see real turmoil. Cheers for spreading it, Glenn.

  • Reply Volker Neurath September 29, 2019 at 7:56 am

    The concept of the Volvo – Truck reminds me to the Steinwinter Concept Truck. Very similar

  • Reply Lawrence Lauer September 29, 2019 at 10:54 am

    Tessla tower in Pennsylvania

  • Reply Orlando Olmo September 29, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    Just a fraction of the ideas and tec we should have had 30 years ago.

  • Reply TheRjjrjjr October 1, 2019 at 6:42 am

    The Uber plan is a great idea, I think it is well thought out indeed! Also Hey, Glenn, you are a breath of fresh air as far as narrators go. You didn't mispronounce a single word and your voice is very easy to listen to.

  • Reply Michael Fairbanks October 3, 2019 at 2:54 am

    Its the Tesla coil and I believe it is in Canada

  • Reply Nancy Von Schimmelmann October 4, 2019 at 3:01 am

    Loved the H ebike

  • Reply Dax arms October 5, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    The logging version of the T pod the T log we'll have to have all wheel drive CTIS and slight suspension lift because of the Ruddy logging roads it would have to drive on so that might be a little further away than the T pod truck

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