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Mercedes-Benz cars are so common these days that it's easy to forget that you're looking at a direct descendent of the world's first gasoline-powered car, and an automobile lineage that goes back more than 120 years. Now the company has honored the first truly modern motor car with a new futuristic sculptural design.
A new prototype device works like a kind of reverse solar panel, harvesting energy from the cold night sky to passively power an LED.
The team at Volocopter has sent its 18-rotor aircraft into the skies over Stuttgart as part of its first urban demonstration flight in a European city center.
MIT engineers are claiming to have produced a material 10 times blacker than anything before it, including Vantablack.
While some electric powertrains on show at IAA 2019 are found in simple everyday commuters, many of them are in full-blown performance machines.
This spectacular collection of shots includes a blissful snap of a sleeping seal and a remarkable photograph of a cheetah battling a pack of African wild dogs.