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  • WalkCar is a speedy alternative to walking
  • WalkCar is a speedy alternative to walking
    Cocoa Motors (2015) ©

WalkCar is a speedy alternative to walking

WalkCar may not be the hoverboard that Back To The Future promised us, but it’s not far off. Created by Japanese inventor Kuniaki Sato, 'the world’s smallest electric car' carries passengers like a Segway and fits right into your backpack. But will it become a widely adopted mode of transport?



  • Article image Gogoro: smart commuting for congested city dwellers

    For city livers, the grime and grind of the daily commute will always be a bug bear. New technologies and changes to infrastructure are looking to make getting around your city a little more practical. Can Gogoro’s electric, rechargeable scooters present a long term solution for the modern city dweller?

  • Electric skateboards for an urban future Electric skateboards for an urban future

    The hoverboards that Back To The Future promised for 2015 might still be a pipe dream, but the next best thing is on its way. Electric skateboards are here, and they're lighter, faster and more sophisticated. The latest, the ZBoard 2, proved an instant hit at CES 2015.

  • Article image Why have Brits swapped four wheels for two?

    Whether it's a hipster on their fixie, a banker on their Brompton or MAMIL (middle-aged man in lycra) on their road bike, city streets and country lanes in the UK are packed with cyclists. Around two million Brits now cycle at least once a week. What is making travelling by two wheels so popular?

  • Article image Why Generation Y won’t take the wheel

    The desire to own and drive your own car used to be a life-defining characteristic for young Brits – but its importance is fading. And it’s the same case in other countries too, from the US and Germany to Japan and Australia. But why? And how is the car industry responding?