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Power pack – driving renewables
A trip to Iceland for a masterclass in sustainable living and a whizz around Audi’s electric car plant in Brussels leaves Monocle Films with a positive vision of the future.
My life as a tram
Loved by their loyal passengers, Zürich’s trams are not only punctual but also contribute to the city’s identity. Hop on board as we introduce you to the fleet that makes the Swiss city tick.
When it comes to moving people effortlessly through and between cities, who is getting it right? And how do we make cities where mobility works for young and old alike?
Monocle Films meets the little-known International Ice Patrol that is keeping ships safe as they navigate Atlantic waters.
Tasmania: buoyant business
Monocle Films meets a world-class ship builder that’s staying afloat despite being adrift in far-flung Tasmania. Incat’s prized vessels have set records for speed but it’s the island’s skilled workers that keep the company on an even keel.
On the move
From bus to bike to car, how we get around is changing and evolving in surprising ways. Who are the interesting innovators developing the networks of the future? Monocle Films set up a global mobility audit at the Monocle Quality of Life Conference in Vienna.
Flights of fancy
From state-of-the-art evacuation slides to the perfect mid-flight chocolate mousse, Monocle Films samples the innovation on offer at the world’s leading trade fair devoted to enhancing the in-flight experience.
Transport Top 25: Getting you up to speed
Monocle's annual round up of all that's innovative in transport – from welcome revivals to groundbreaking functionality and design.
Outback innovator - Tomcar
Melbourne firm Tomcar has repurposed an Israeli war machine for the Aussie outback. Monocle looks at how its canny approach could be a roadmap for Australia's ailing automotive industry.
The battle for orders in the single-aisle jet market is heating up as smaller manufacturers with all-new aeroplanes look to steal market share from Airbus and Boeing. We take a look at the top three upcoming offerings.
Hop, skip and a jump
There are few scheduled flights that make more than one stop these days (let alone three) but African Express is making a business and a brand operating one of the last milk runs in civil aviation. Our man in Africa straps into the jump seat for a jaunt around the horn.
Life at Sea
Monocle climbs aboard Alaska’s 50-year-old state-run ferry system. It's more than just a mode of transport for its users: it acts as a vital link to the rest of the world and an icon of the state’s beautiful solitude.
Paris Air Show 2013
The 50th year of the Paris Air Show was defined by the optimism of an industry looking skywards. Monocle attended to meet the business high-flyers.