Category: Transport

Inside the Honda e

Discover how battery power is transforming driving as we look inside Honda’s first fully-electric vehicle (Image source: Honda) In today’s world we always have somewhere to be, and many of us rely on cars to...

5 facts about electric aeroplanes

(Image credit: Alec Wilson/ Wikimedia Commons) 1. Flying locally There is a big demand for small electric planes: 2 billion tickets are sold each year for flights shorter than 800 kilometres. 2. Centuries of progress Although the...

Admiral Byrd’s Antarctic Explorer

How did the much-anticipated 20th century snow cruiser fare in this challenging continent? (Image credit: United States Antarctic Service/ Wikimedia Commons) Antarctica has been a key scientific research site for centuries. With its vast uninhabited frozen...

E-scooters: the future of travel

Electric scooters are gaining ground – should you get one when you want to get moving? (Image credit: Marat Mazitov/ Unsplash) Electric vehicles are big business, but up until now the market has concentrated...

How does the London Eye work?

Over 20 years since this giant city-centre wheel opened: jump aboard and explore its past (Image source: Pixabay) For 20 years, one large eye has watched over the antics of the UK’s capital city,...