[Worldkings] Top 200 breakthrough research works in the world (P. 51) US scientists discover a toothpaste ingredient that can pave the way for high-performance electric car batteries
(Worldkings.org) Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory discovered a fluoride electrolyte that improves the performance of next-generation batteries beyond lithium-ion.
[Worldkings] Top 100 pioneers in all fields (P. 85) Kathryn Bigelow (USA): The first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director
(Worldkings.org) In 2009, Bigelow became the first woman to receive the Academy Award for Best Director. Her film that year, The Hurt Locker, was also recognized as the best film.
[Worldkings] Top 50 inventions that changed the world (P. 42) Flying Car: Emerging invention opens up a more positive future for the road transport sector
(Worldkings.org) We’re not too far away from making flying cars a reality, so here’s how they’re likely to impact transportation and society.
[Worldkings] Top 50 creative minds in the world (P. 24) David Carson (USA): The graphic designer breaking the rules of the graphic design world with creative typographies and distinct layouts
(Worldkings.org) David Carson is possibly one of the most legendary graphic designers of this era. His 'grungy' graphic style (cutting, ripping, collage techniques) revolutionized the graphic design scene throughout the 90s.
[Worldkings] Top 100 innovation events in the world (P. 105) Sweden is building the world's first permanent electrified motorway for EVs to charge
(Worldkings.org) Sweden has revealed plans to build the world’s first electrified motorway, which will allow electric cars to automatically recharge as they pass over the surface of the road.
[Worldkings] Top 100 innovation events in the world (P. 94) Korean 'giant' – Hyundai launches world's first in-car facial recognition technology in Europe
(Worldkings.org) Facial recognition is only available on the all-electric Genesis GV60, a luxury brand of the Hyundai giant.
[Worldkings] Top 50 inventions that changed the world (P. 14) Self-driving cars: The pinnacle combination of AI and GPS technology for a safer future
(Worldkings.org) Self-driving cars take advantage of significant advances in artificial intelligence and GPS technology. It has the ability to automate tasks like deliveries and public transportation to make our future easier — and safer.
[Worldkings] Top 50 Universities with Innovative Research (P. 49) Örebro University (Sweden): Developing breakthrough radar sensor capable of 'seeing' through fog
(Worldkings.org) Radar sensors will be able to replace laser sensors on vehicles that operate in low visibility.
(WorldKings.org) As of March 2022, Chehaoduo’s valuation is $10 billion. (Cbinsight)
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2021] Happy 120th birthday to Jaguar Cars co-founder - William Lyons (September 4, 1901 - September 4, 2021)
(WorldKings.org) In 1922, Sir William Lyons and his fellow, William Walmsley, founded Swallow Sidecar Company which became Jaguar Cars Limited.