The Geneva Motor Show has a history of being the stage for some of the coolest automobile concepts, and this year is no different. Amongst the concepts that will be on show at Geneva, is Honda's tiny little three wheeler called 3R-C. The name is quite self explanatory, the concept is a three wheeled vehicle drawing juice from a battery.
You could question designer James Piatt's logic for calling his hybrid concept cars MOFO, but the looks these MOFOs have are simply interesting. These cars are designed to be simple, pure and classic. That quite sums up the looks of the concept. It can run as a gasoline-electric hybrid, or switch to 100% electric mode for action.
The Bentley Aero Ace project Speed VI concept car is an independent design proposal from Royal College of art student Gabriel Tam. The designer has given the Speed VI concept a futuristic treatment, but at the same time, the concept looks back at the original Bentley Speed 6 for inspiration, and seeks to celebrate the sporting heritage of Bentley.
Porsche has announced that it will unveil a 911 GT3 R hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show. The unveiling of the car happens to coincide with the world’s first car with hybrid drive that was developed by Ferdinand Porsche 110 years ago. Developed specially for racing, the new hybrid drive will be different than thos conventionally employed in cars.
General Motors will soon open a factory worth $246 million in the United States, for the purpose of building electric motors for a hybrid vehicle platform - this is set to happen in about three years, and will certainly improve the company's ability to deal with electric-based needs in their motors.
Being built in the UAE, near Abu Dhabi, Masdar City will be quite a futuristic city when completed. The futuristic city is supposed to zero carbon, zero waste and car-free city. Efficient transport though is a very important part of any city, so the car-free Masdar will employ all-electric autonomous pod cars in place of conventional cars.
Korean EV company CT&T unveiled the impressive Multi Amphibious Vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show. The six-wheeled electric amphibious vehicle can seat four and move on land at a top speed of 40mph. In water however, the vehicle loses it and goes all out at 95mph. The top speed on water figure does look over the top, and it most ...
The Halo vehicle is a rather futuristic concept that runs on just two wheels, and is still, more of a car than a bike. Designer Nicholas Womeldorff has kept his focus on efficiency, minimizing both drag and friction for the vehicle.
Unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, the Verde supercar from Revenge motors claims to provide supercar performance, while going slightly easy on the environment. Effectively producing a supercar that can be branded environmentally friendly is easier said than done, but Revenge claims a fantastical (utopian?) efficiency of 110mpg. And when those fuel efficiency figures come from a powerful V8 engine, ...
For years there has been a push to control pollution, and the United States has made the most progress of any country in the world. The technology developed here is nearly beyond belief.