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German-Developed Lilium eVTOL Jet Prototype Achieves New Milestone During Test Flight
German-Developed Lilium eVTOL Jet Prototype Achieves New Milestone During Test Flight

29 Sep 2022, 08:05 UTC / German-developed Lilium eVTOL reaches another important milestone, achieving full transition from hover to wing-borne flight on both the wings and canards

 
2023 Ford Ranger Raptor Hits the Dyno, Diesel Siblings Follow Suit
2023 Ford Ranger Raptor Hits the Dyno, Diesel Siblings Follow Suit

28 Sep 2022, 16:01 UTC / Regardless of engine option, the redesigned 2023 Ford Ranger - including the Raptor - develop very good rear-wheel numbers on the dyno

 
Alice Luxury Electric Plane Nails Its High-Speed Rotating Test, Prepares for First Flight
Alice Luxury Electric Plane Nails Its High-Speed Rotating Test, Prepares for First Flight

20 Sep 2022, 08:07 UTC / Eviation's luxury electric plane, Alice, recently completed a high-speed rotation test on the runway and is now getting closer to taking its first flight

 
Here’s the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 Hitting Its Top Speed on the Autobahn
Here’s the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 Hitting Its Top Speed on the Autobahn

5 Sep 2022, 17:02 UTC / If you pick the manual transmission over the faster-shifting PDK transmission, top speed goes up by two kilometers per hour

 
Volvo C40 Efficiency Test Concludes Rather Predictably
Volvo C40 Efficiency Test Concludes Rather Predictably

27 Jul 2022, 16:57 UTC / At 65 mph over 110 miles, the C40 Recharge used 31.7 kWh per 100 miles of driving. At 75 mph, consumption goes up to 36 kWh

 
Watch ESA’s EarthCARE Satellite Spread Its 11-Foot Solar Wing
Watch ESA’s EarthCARE Satellite Spread Its 11-Foot Solar Wing

21 Jul 2022, 20:11 UTC / ESA's EarthCARE satellite successfully stretched its 11-foot solar wing. Several vibration and thermal-vacuum tests are expected to follow before its launch

 
World-Famous Boeing 757 Test Aircraft Is Turning 40 Today
World-Famous Boeing 757 Test Aircraft Is Turning 40 Today

14 Jun 2022, 00:08 UTC / Honeywell's iconic Boeing 757 test aircraft is getting older. The aircraft has been in service for four decades, but the company has no plans to retire it

 
Stratolaunch Reveals First Talon-A Vehicle Set to Be Carried by Massive Aircraft Roc
Stratolaunch Reveals First Talon-A Vehicle Set to Be Carried by Massive Aircraft Roc

27 May 2022, 11:44 UTC / Stratolaunch has unveiled the its first structurally complete Talon-A test vehicle. The vehicle will be carried by the mammoth aircraft Roc later this year

 
Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Stock Tires vs. Drag Radials Test Reveals the Obvious
Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Stock Tires vs. Drag Radials Test Reveals the Obvious

16 May 2022, 11:37 UTC / How much of a difference do drag radials make over bone-stock rubber boots? Road Test TV is much obliged to demonstrate using a Charger Hellcat Redeye

 
NASA Drops Heat Shield Prototype from Helicopter, There's a Good Reason for It
NASA Drops Heat Shield Prototype from Helicopter, There's a Good Reason for It

2 May 2022, 15:29 UTC / The space agency has recently dropped a heat shield prototype from 1,200 ft – all in the name of science. The unit held out and performed accordingly

 
Royal Navy Pushes Drones to Their Limits, Heavy-Lifting Ensues
Royal Navy Pushes Drones to Their Limits, Heavy-Lifting Ensues

6 Apr 2022, 19:20 UTC / Royal Navy has recently tested the heavy-lifting capabilities of two drones with the aim of using autonomous systems on the front line in the future

 
NASA Spacecraft Completes Rigorous Testing in Preparation for Epic Space Journey
NASA Spacecraft Completes Rigorous Testing in Preparation for Epic Space Journey

5 Apr 2022, 01:35 UTC / In August, NASA's Psyche spacecraft will leave our skies and will head toward a metal-rich asteroid located somewhere between Mars and Jupiter

 
Dassault Falcon 6X Business Jet Proves That Arctic Cold Can't Stop It
Dassault Falcon 6X Business Jet Proves That Arctic Cold Can't Stop It

16 Mar 2022, 01:03 UTC / Dassault's Falcon 6X endured a total of 50 hours of Arctic cold tests, showing that bone-chilling temperatures can't stop it

 
Sono Motors Enters a New Production Phase for Its Sion SEV, Is Building a Test Fleet
Sono Motors Enters a New Production Phase for Its Sion SEV, Is Building a Test Fleet

15 Mar 2022, 09:11 UTC / Sono Motors is now building a fleet of 37 series-validation vehicles, reaching a new milestone in the production process of its Sion solar electric vehicle

 
Arc Shares First Video of Its $300K Electric Boat on the Water, Makes Waves in California
Arc Shares First Video of Its $300K Electric Boat on the Water, Makes Waves in California

8 Mar 2022, 16:27 UTC / Arc's aerospace-inspired electric boat nails its test drive on Lake Arrowhead in California. Deliveries of the $300K watercraft will start this year.

 
ClearFlame's Engine Tech Allows Heavy-Duty Truck to Drive on 100% Plant-Based Fuel
ClearFlame's Engine Tech Allows Heavy-Duty Truck to Drive on 100% Plant-Based Fuel

10 Feb 2022, 16:51 UTC / A Class 8 diesel truck running on a Cummins X15 500-hp engine was converted by ClearFlame to operate on renewable plant-based fuel

 
Astra Rocket 3.3 Comes to Life Ahead Satellite Launch
Astra Rocket 3.3 Comes to Life Ahead Satellite Launch

24 Jan 2022, 02:40 UTC / Astra has successfully completed the static fire test of its rocket engines. Preparationa are underway for the upcoming satellite launch for NASA's ELaNA 41

 
How Far Can You Drive an EV at Highway Speed: 10 Popular Models Tested
How Far Can You Drive an EV at Highway Speed: 10 Popular Models Tested

2 Dec 2021, 13:14 UTC / Electric cars producers are far too optimistic when it comes to their models' range. This is how far you can drive an EV at highway speed

 
Earthly Twin of NASA's Perseverance Rover Helps Its Sibling Stay Out of Trouble on Mars
Earthly Twin of NASA's Perseverance Rover Helps Its Sibling Stay Out of Trouble on Mars

18 Nov 2021, 14:39 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has a twin here on Earth that is helping it safely explore the surface of Mars, millions of miles away

 
Here’s What It Takes to Make Your Roasted Chicken Come From the Sky via Drone
Here’s What It Takes to Make Your Roasted Chicken Come From the Sky via Drone

28 Oct 2021, 15:41 UTC / Getting your roasted chicken or cup of Joe delivered to your backyard by drone takes a lot of work. Wing talks about designing and testing its delivery drones