Tagged: Concept

Chrysler Portal: Semi-autonomous concept minivan to debut at CES 2017

Chrysler Portal Concept electric vehicle

Do you believe minivans carry the same old traditional aura of being boring and not so happening? Well, Fiat/Chrysler wants to change that image with its concept minivan which is all set to make a debut at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. To top it off the vehicle is all-electric and self-driving too. The company has named it ‘Portal’ going with the futuristic theme, and its overall design and look fully suggests that. The door of the minivan opens and closes like an elevator perfect for millennials.
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Airbus plans to roll out Vahana – fully autonomous flying taxi by 2020

Vahana Airbus‘Vahana’ is the future of flying-cab service, believes the European aerospace giant Airbus after it gave a sneak-peek of its ambitious project. The name Vahana is derived from Sanskrit, world’s most ancient language, which means vehicles of gods in Hindu mythology. The final product is aimed at adding vertical element in transportation methods.
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BMW’s new motorcycle is smartest, most futuristic and safest ever

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It was the occasion of BMW’s 100th birthday, and German Automotive Brand took the opportunity to unveil four concept vehicles with a vision for the next 100 years. At the event in California, BMW debuted the BMW Motorrad ‘Vision Next 100’ concept motorcycle along with three other Rolls Royce, Mini and BMW concepts revealed earlier. The Motorrad motorcycle is designed for ultimate riding experience; it is designed to be so artificially intelligent that a rider can ride it safely without any protective gear including a helmet. Read More…

Apple AirPods never looked so cool!

Apple Airpods

Apple launched its wireless earpods at the Apple event last month. They call them the AirPods, and the blogosphere has been quite critical about their existence. Apple claimed some really unique innovations that make these earpods special, but as the reviewers found out, the wireless earpods are not a great deal extra. Their design is taking the onslaught of critical reviews who term them as nothing out of the extraordinary. Some have even compared them with cigarette butts and tampons.
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Smart Tactile Paving – Traffic lights for smartphone addicts

Smart Tactile Paving

Using smartphones while walking on crowded city streets is not a good idea. All of us know it, but still risk using our phones while crossing streets. Games like Pokemon Go have increased the risk quotient even more in the recent months. To counter this risk-taking instinct of smartphone addicted people, an Australian firm has come-up with the idea of Smart Tactile Paving concept. The idea is to provide red lights in peripheral vision of people using smartphone for texting, gaming, social-networking or any other activity.
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Samsung Smart Windshield for motorbikes is one great idea

Samsung Smart Windshield

Hands-free comfort is the name of the game these days, especially in a technology dominated era. Seamless connectivity and ease of use go a long way in making a successful product which solves some essential purpose. This is Samsung Smart Windshield concept which gives motorcycle riders a reason to rejoice importance of safe commuting while keeping their hands on the handlebar and concentrate on driving. The head-up display screen shows every important notification from your paired smartphone and also the driving directions. Although it is still in concept stage but the idea is not that hard to make commercially available.
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Maserati V8 engine powered Lazareth LM 847 motorbike is what Batman would die for

Lazareth LM 847 motorcycle

This mean looking machine fit for Gotham’s superhero Batman is the work of French automotive manufacturer Lazareth. Having four wheels in total the motorcycle is one machine that will let loose your imagination. Deriving its power from a 4.7-liter Maserati V8 engine, the Lazareth LM 847 is nothing like you have seen so far. It is a machine worth riding in your dreams and I’m sure you’ll be already doing that.
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Goodyear Eagle-360 concept tire works in harmony with self-driving cars

Goodyear Eagle 360 concept tire_1

Self-driving cars are inching closer to worldwide acceptance and it is imperative that they have major components which are designed for autonomous driving conditions. At the Geneva International Motor Show 2016 Goodyear revealed their concept tire for the future that is tailor-made for self-driving vehicles. Eagle-360 is a spherical-shaped tire which ensures maneuverability, biomimicry and connectivity to the whole driving system for such cars. It has ItelliGrip technology with advanced sensors to adapt the tread design according the road conditions for optimal performance. Read More…

Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept plug-in hybrid SUV debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2016

Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept

For Detroit Auto Show 2016 Volkswagen has got a revamped Tiguan which is not boring and unexciting as the original one. Meet Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept having a plug-in hybrid drivetrain and 9.2-inch gesture-controlled infotainment system for modern off-roaders. The five-seat SUV produces 148 horsepower with its gasoline engine and dual electric motors which transfer power to all wheels automatically depending on terrain or at the push of a button. VV have made it a point to concentrate on the all-electric power mode which gives peak off-road performance.
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Is McLaren MP4-X concept the future of Formula-1 racing cars?

McLaren MP4-X concept car for Formula 1_8

Formula-1 as the pinnacle of Motorsports always keeps evolving with every coming season. Speaking of technology F1 teams have a lot more to offer under the hood but due to safety and other concerns certain regulations are in place to make the sport entertaining. So what will the cars look like maybe a decade in the future? McLaren gives us a sneak peak of their vision of Gran Prix car with the ultra-futuristic McLaren MP4-X concept.
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