With the Taycan, Porsche Launches into the Electric Future

As with all electrics, the tires posed a challenge. Porsche’s engineers wanted to balance low rolling resistance, which enhances efficiency, and stiff, sturdy construction for better handling. “Normally, those two don’t get along very well,” Albers says. “Either...

Bell’s Self-Flying APT 70 Cargo Drone Hauls a Heavy Load

They say things are bigger in Texas, and it seems that goes for drones as well as pickup trucks and cowboy hats. At least, if Fort Worth-based Bell’s new, autonomous cargo carrier is any indicator.The four-motor, vertical-lift electric UAV is one of the largest...