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Cummins-powered electric mini excavator prototype showcased at Bauma

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The excavator can charge in under three hours Cummins has featured an electric prototype mini excavator on its stand (A4-325) at the Bauma show (8-14 April). “At Cummins our strategy is to develop diversified, dependable power solutions. With a 100-year-long track record of powering our customers’ success, Cummins will demonstrate …

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Aston Martin reveals Valkyrie powertrain figures

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Valkyrie has a maximum power of 1,160bhp at 10,500rpm Aston Martin has revealed the performance figures for the Valkyrie prototype’s hybrid powertrain. The heart of the Aston Martin Valkyrie’s powertrain is its clean sheet Cosworth-built 65° naturally aspirated 6.5-litre V12 engine. Evoking the spine-tingling, ultra-high-revving F1TM engines of the 1990s, …

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Bye Aerospace tests electric aeroplane prototype

The StratoAirNet prototype

The prototype is designed to provide support for long-endurance commercial and government security requirements Bye Aerospace has announced the successful completion of the first flight of the solar electric technology demonstrator prototype for its StratoAirNet and Solesa families of medium-altitude aircraft systems. The piloted prototype first flight and subsequent flight …

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Aston Martin unveils VTOL concept

Aston Martin's Volante Vision Concept

Aston Martin hopes to have a working model ready in two years British car maker Aston Martin has presented its design for a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, the Volante Vision Concept. With room for three adults, the concept is a near future study that previews a flying autonomous hybrid-electric …

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