GM today accidentally released its first production photos of the 2011
Chevy Volt electric car (scroll down for slideshow). The production version varies significantly
from the concept car version we've all become familiar with (view past photos
on our in-depth Volt coverage page). GM will debut the Volt worldwide at its Renaissance Center in Detroit, MI next week. Check back with Design News for more Volt news and updates. Photo credit: TheCarConnection.com
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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