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Mass Transit: Worlds’ Best Subway System In Tokyo

Japan’s capital has built the world’s best subway system (in our opinion). Discover the benefits of connected construction for metro and rail construction projects – https://bit.ly/3eBeNPh

The Tokyo subway (東京の地下鉄, Tōkyō no chikatetsu) is a part of the extensive rapid transit system that consists of Tokyo Metro and the Toei Subway in the Greater Tokyo area of Japan. While the subway system itself is largely within the city center, the lines extend far out via extensive through services onto suburban railway lines.

Classics: ‘1967 Volkswagen 21-Window MicroBus’

One of the most notable variants of the T1 Type 2 is the Samba. Samba is the name given the 21 and 23 window versions of the Type 2. The 23 window Samba was built until 1963 and the 21 window Samba was built from 1964 until 1967. These variants were considered to be the top of the line versions of the T1 Type 2 and were fitted with a cloth sunroof. It is very common to find Type 2s that have been converted to 21 or 23 window variants, yet only cars built until 1967 are considered to be original.

Analysis: ‘How Would Apple Make A Car’ (Video)

As tech companies become a key part of the auto industry, cars are looking more like giant computers on wheels. To understand why a tech giant like Apple might want to make a car, we built one out of iPhone parts. Photo illustration: Alex Kuzoian/WSJ

Top Camper Vans: ‘The Den’ 2021 Yama Sprinter (Video)

Welcome to The Den! This 4×4 144WB Mercedes Sprinter van conversion features all the essentials needed for comfortable, off-grid living. This versatile layout includes a convertible murphy bed and standing desk set-up, over 11 feet of counter-space and the Yama Vans Signature CUBE wetroom.

This layout was configured to maximize the useable living space within the van while allowing it to remain open and inviting. The Den’s exterior set-up finds the perfect balance between off-grid, off-road capability with a clean and seamless finish. The Den provides cozy, comfortable living, but is ready to withstand even the wildest adventures.

Video Timeline: 0:00​ Welcome To The Den 1:05​ Living Space 1:53​ Kitchen 2:47​ The Finishings 3:34​ Sleeping & Workspace 4:27​ CUBE wetroom 5:49​ The Tech 6:55​ Climate Control 7:21​ Exterior Gear

Yama Vans is a premium sprinter van upfitter located in Calgary AB, the basecamp to the Canadian Rockies. Yama Vans are crafted using the highest quality, functional materials to ensure longevity and durability of your van. At Yama, our designers are committed to creating van conversions that are not only practical and functional, but also uphold an unmatched industry design standard.

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Electric Cars: ‘Can Tesla Succeed In India’ (Video)

As Tesla looks to expand to new markets, rumors are circulating that India could be next. While the 5th largest auto market could be big for the ev manufacturer, it’s filled with challenges and increasing competition. 

There is an electric vehicle revolution sweeping the world, but India is lagging behind. Elon Musk has said that Tesla will enter India this year, but it’s not clear if that will actually happen. On January 8th, Tesla took its first step towards launching in the country, registering Tesla Motors India and Energy Private Limited in Bengaluru. 

But when Tesla does eventually come to India, it won’t be easy. The electric vehicle industry is in its infant stages there, lacking much of the infrastructure needed for widespread adoption. And the most popular vehicles are motorcycles, rickshaws and budget passenger cars. Watch the video to find out what Tesla will be up against in India. 

Top Small Motorhomes: 2021 McLouis Fusion 330

Introducing the brand new McLouis Fusion 330

For the 2021 season, Auto-Sleepers are exclusively introducing a sixth layout to the McLouis Fusion range, the all-new 330.

Featuring a spacious rear lounge, two drop-down beds for a perfect nights sleep and included as standard the LUX Pack. All based on the Fiat 140bhp Euro 6D engine.

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Aviation: The Challenges Ahead For Electric Planes

It’s been a tough 12 months for the airline industry, hit hard by the Covid-19 #pandemic​. But there are also ongoing concerns about the environmental impact of air travel. Could electric planes be a way forward? They are already being trialled in Slovenia and fully #electric​, commercial flights could be ready to take off in just 10 years’ time. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24’s James Vasina.

Reviews: ’10 Best Electric Bikes Under $2,000′ (Video)

Looking for the best electric bikes for under $2000? Beginning only a fun fad and an interesting twist on the humble bicycle, electric bikes have seen a considerable rise in popularity over the past decade. Improved designs, high-capacity batteries, and fast charging capabilities have transformed the electric bike into a multi-billion-dollar industry. So, let’s check out our picks for the 10 best electric bikes in 2021, highly-rated and affordable, between $600 and $1699.