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The first volume of this collection focuses on the latest in transportation innovation. The future offers many game-changing modes of travel. We provide a guide and list the latest developments and prototypes of flying cars, hyperloops and hydrogen powered trains, hypersonic and supersonic jet travel being developed by DARPA and the airline industry, the space travel milestones being reached by entrepreneurs like Richard Branson of Virgin, and many other exciting new developments. How to invent, create and make is showcased with fascinating looks at creative ingenuity in the chapters of the book.

Ever wish you could take off vertically in your flying car from your driveway and land in your office parking lot or mall without any traffic? That's what you'll be able to do in the next few years.

Volume 1 details the latest in transportation modes that will be changing our lives in the near future. From a hyperloop train that can take you from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 35 minutes to a hypersonic aircraft that will take you from New York to Tokyo in one hour and 25 minutes, we've got it covered.

The authors, Ed Kane and Maryanne Kane, are journalists who have documented the relentless global pursuit of breakthrough technology for their national television show CEO Global Foresight on PBS.

Important Innovations: Latest Travel Innovations is a brief, fun listen that covers the premier transportation breakthroughs that will be soon transforming our lives.

©2018 Edward Kane (P)2019 Edward Kane

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Ideas are important and this is a book full of innovative ideas that could potentially shape our future transportation and society. Communication and transportation technologies have always been forces that move our life forward. This is a book of collections of technologies about transportation that is being developed by the talented scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and governments. Not all (even none) will be the reality of our future, but it is enlighting to know them.

However, I have to say, this book is just as its name indicated a collection of reports. Full of buzz words but lacking depth. I wish the author could investigate more and give us a deeper report on any one of these techniques.

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Interesting predictions on Technology.

Making any predictions can be tricky but this is an interesting Audio book for listeners who want a hint into the possible future
of Technology.

The Narrator did a good job with the material and helped to enhance the Audio book.





This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

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Flying Cars and Supersonic Passenger Jets

Important Innovations: Latest Travel Innovations was a pretty good listen packed with quick overviews of the latest travel options. From flying cars supposedly coming in this year to supersonic jets and solar cars, bullet trains, etc. I know these things are in the working in fact a new bullet train is being built near me. One going from Dallas to Houston is in the works. As for flying cars, it sounds great but will it be really? And flying motorcycles? Oh my. We'll have to see. They are indeed in the works. Those are just a few things this book covers. There's a lot more and I think it's worth a listen for someone with even a slight interest in the transportation of the future.

Edward and Maryanne Kane did a good job putting this audiobook together.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review

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An overview of travel innovations.

A very brief introduction to a variety of travel innovations and accomplishments that have occurred and what is being proposed.
The first chapter is just a list of the chapters and they are very short they are finished almost before you start to understand more about the topic it feels abrupt which is good for an overview but I was hoping for more depth to the topic when I was given a free copy to review.

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