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Designing the Interior of a Transforming Autonomous Vehicle

The French car manufacturer Renault has approached me to design interior fabrics for the visionary Renault SYMBIOZ concept car and home. I translated …

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Renault’s obscure Symbioz can be parked in your living room

Description The Renault Symbioz concept carCredits Sean Gallup/Getty ImagesAlt Text Renault SymbiozCar is designed to act as an additional room in …

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Renault and Philips Predict a Future Where Your Car and Home Are Literally Connected

Unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show, the concept car will not just power your home, it will be a part of it<p>Photographs by<p>By 2030, many of us will likely take the concepts of autonomous driving cars and smart homes for granted. But a recent collaboration between French automaker Renault and …

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Smart’s Autonomous Concept Car Can Be Used Without A Drivers License

The smart vision EQ fortwo does away with traditional driving controls

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Mercedes' new all-electric concept car shows just how serious the company is about taking on Tesla

Mercedes-Benz is going all in on electric cars.<p>On Monday, Daimler, the automaker's parent company, said that Mercedes will sell electrified versions of all of its models by 2022. And on Tuesday, the company showcased an all-electric concept car, dubbed the Mercedes Concept EQA, that hints at what …

Electric Vehicles

Aspark Owl Electric Supercar

Building a supercar is a notoriously difficult proposition. Just ask Lyons, Devel, and a bevy of other small builders who tried to make it work. But …

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BMW i vision dynamics electric concept car debuts at IAA 2017

with its world premier at the IAA 2017 in frankfurt, <b>the BMW ‘i vision dynamics’ beholds luxury within a new form of electrifying driving pleasure.</b> …

Electric Vehicles

Audi just unveiled a stunning, electric concept car designed to drive over 640km on a single charge

The Aicon is a four-door, 2+2 electric concept. It has a curved, glass roof and angular ridges along the body -- a unique design you don't see on …

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Watch out Tesla, Audi's electric concept car looks amazing

Internal combustion is so yesterday, and Tesla's not the only company that knows it. German car manufacturer Audi, which has long daydreamed of an …

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Renault car becomes part of your house

Someday, you might want to drive home from work and just hang out in your car once you get there. Not because you're in trouble with your spouse, but because your car is actually designed to be part of the house.<p>In fact, you could lean back and relax before you even get home. Once you're there, …

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Audi's Aicon concept car is all about autonomous luxury

At the Frankfurt auto show, Audi unveiled its fully autonomous Aicon concept car. The "design study" showcases the automaker's vision of a world without steering wheels, pedals or the stress of driving.<p>Gallery: Audi Aicon Concept Car | 8 Photos<p>8<p>The autonomous EV will have a range up to 800 …

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Mini shows off its pure-electric concept car

We've seen the fancy 3D renders; now here it is in real life: the Mini Electric Concept. Shown off on the first day of the Frankfurt auto show, the small EV is expected to hit production in 2019.<p>Gallery: Mini EV Concept Car | 7 Photos<p>7<p>With this and the recently launched Mini Countryman hybrid, the …

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New Futuristic Concept Car & Home by Renault

For the IAA Frankfurt 2017, Renault reveals a new concept car called Renault <i>SYMBIOZ</i>. This one represents the future of the automotive for the Group …

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The Renault Symbioz isn't just a concept car...

<i>Une maison est une machine-à-habiter</i>. French-Swiss designer/architect/artist Le Corbusier issued his famous statement in 1923, and his ‘a house is a …

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Honda Urban EV Concept - Frankfurt 2017

Is it a Mk1 Civic? Is it an Autobianchi A112? Whatever, it previews Honda's 2019 production EV

Gargantuan X7 Concept iPerformance previews a bold BMW flagship

It says concept on the badge, but the X7 is a thinly-veiled teaser for a production car that will launch next year. Just as the 7 Series is bigger …

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Jaguar Future Type Concept Unveiled (Video)

Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a new concept car, the Jaguar Future Type concept. The Jaguar Future Type concept is the car makers vision for …

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The future of the car is undergoing fundamental change. Here are 7 futuristic concepts.

The future of the car is undergoing fundamental change. We are witnessing the dawn of the autonomous, self-driving car that will transform the …

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BMW readying Tesla-rivaling electric i concept car

BMW's i sub-brand is set to show off a four-door electric show car at the Frankfurt Motor Show amid plans for 25 electrified cars by 2025.<p>BMW is putting some big numbers to its electrification efforts. At a media event in Munich on Thursday ahead of next week's Frankfurt Motor Show, the automaker …

Electric Vehicles

Jaguar's New Concept Car Wants You To Talk To Your Steering Wheel And Take It Everywhere With You

Jaguar’s latest concept car, FUTURE-TYPE (they seem to want it shouted in all-caps) looks a lot like other deep-future concept cars we’ve seen …

Autos

Jaguar Concept Car Has Removable Steering Wheel

Auto manufacturers and others are working fast and furiously on self-driving cars, with various approaches. Now Jaguar has a concept car with a smart …

Trucks

*스마트 전기자동차 smart vision EQ fortwo

the smart vision EQ fortwo is highly flexible, efficient form of transportation that provides a new perspective on individualized, urban mobility and …

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BMW Unveils Its Latest Electric Concept Car, the i Vision Dynamics

Part of the company’s commitment to electric vehicles.<p>This year’s IAA auto show in Frankfurt has already seen one big reveal, coming in the form of the Mercedes-AMG finally unveiling its Project One hypercar. Another noteworthy announcement, though, comes in the form of BMW‘s i Vision Dynamics …

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Kia stretches out the hot hatch with new concept car

Traditionally, Kia hasn't been one of the brands we most look forward to visiting at major auto shows. But it's been changing that over the past few …

Autos

Smart Vision EQ ForTwo Concept Car Unveiled

Smart have unveiled a new electric concept car, the Smart Vision EQ ForTwo and the car will appear at the Frankfurt Motor show next month.<p>The Smart …

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Kia to unveil hatchback-style concept car Frankfurt show

South Korean automaker Kia Motors Corp. will unveil its hatchback-style concept car at an international auto show next month, the company said …

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smart vision EQ fortwo Says Goodbye to the Steering Wheel

The second concept car from Daimler to wear the EQ name comes in the shape of a futuristic smart fortwo, which allegedly previews how urban dwellers …

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BMW offers a glimpse into the future of its electric MINI cars

German carmaker BMW has unveiled a concept zero-emissions MINI car – a version of which will go on the roads in 2019.<p>The MINI Electric Concept car …

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