SolaRoad pedals alternative fuel (solar) on bike path

solaroadSolaRoad is a road surface that acts as a solar panel. A SolaRoad will be officially opened on the 12th of November by Minister Kamp in Holland.  They claim it is the first road in the world that converts sunlight into electricity.

SolaRoad was developed by TNO, the Province of North-Holland, Ooms Civiel and Imtech Traffic & Infra. The road surface converts sunlight into energy. The pilot road, a bike lane, is about  230 feet made of concrete modules that can supply enough energy for three homes.

LA Auto Show Design connected car entries show new insides and outsides

LA Auto Show  2014 Design Challenge entries explore the future of automobile connectivity, “Sensing the Future: How Will Cars Interact With Us In 2029?” We have a little over a week and we will know the winners.  In the meantime, you can vote online for your choice.