Twizy Renault Sport F1 Concept Revealed in Spain

May 20, 2013 / No Comments

Valladolid in Spain witnessed something special, of late. The event was the unveiling of Twizy Renault Sport F1 Concept. The concept utilizes a KERS system, installed in a space where the rear seat would normally be in the regular model. The KERS system works together with the 12.6 kW (17 bhp) electric motor and stores energy lost due to braking ...

Nissan Invitation Concept Heads for Geneva Show

February 9, 2012 / No Comments

It looks like Nissan wants to change customers’ perspective regarding small cars.  They are planning to do that with their newest B segment car that they call Invitation. The Invitation is a concept set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The show will preview the upcoming subcompact from the automaker packed with cutting edge technology to assist ...

Lotus City Car Aims to Beat Mini, BMW and Audi Small Cars

December 13, 2011 / No Comments

We have been hearing about the Lotus City car for some time now. An enhanced EV that could overthrow Mini, BMW and Audi’s small car segments, the City Car concept (a possible name for it could be Ethos) is a generic-looking, range-extending electric vehicle. The concept has a 14.8-kWh battery pack that delivers a range of up to 37 miles in ...

Honda AC-X Concept Revealed in Tokyo

December 5, 2011 / No Comments

With the Honda AC-X concept revealed, the world of eco-friendly cars have found a new and better member to lead them to the factories. The superior design and highly efficient aerodynamic structure along with enhanced mileage will surely make this baby the top most sold out car of this decade. Honda has given its Insight Hybrid the four-door coupe treatment and ...

Pininfarina BlueCar Getting into Production

March 17, 2011 / No Comments

Pininfarina BlueCar, developed by the Pininfarina-Bollore joint venture and shown for the first time during October last at Paris, has stirred up great interest already for the fact that it is innovative and is moving in the right direction, well ahead of the times. Awareness on the need to act to protect the environment has been going global, and the EV ...

The Last resort: Sleek solar powered floating home

April 21, 2010 / No Comments

Mobile floating architecture has always been a viable option before us to counter space constraints due to shortfall in the availability of land. People have been using sustainable structures to live on the water in many parts of the world but they have too elementary in terms of design and construction. The Last Resort, is a solar powered concept mobile ...

Magic Charger: A Power Generating Rubik’s Cube

April 14, 2010 / No Comments

The Rubik's Cube has existed for long as a frustrating puzzle, but if designer Zheng Weixi's concept becomes real, the cube could also generate power. That would perhaps be a little victory for people who spend hours trying to solve the cube but reach nowhere.

High-rise Water Tower Could Work Wonders for Darfur

March 10, 2010 / 1 Comment

Design firm H3AR have come up with a "skyscraper" water tower for Darfur, Sudan as their entry for the 2010 Skyscraper Competition organized by Evolo Magazine. The tower would provide surrounding areas with one of the most important assets for humanity - water. The tower will pump water from an underground lake, and supply it to people living nearby. It ...

I.DE.A Sofia Concept Headed to Geneva

March 1, 2010 / No Comments

The Geneva Motor Show will see the I.DE.A institute unveil a new concept car, the Sofia. The concept has been created as a nod to classic Italian design, but with modern sensibilities. Sofia concept is a premium four door sedan with sport looks and a low emission powertrain.

Design Students put Forward a Fuel-Cell Powered BMW Bike Concept

March 1, 2010 / No Comments

In the quest for low emission vehicles, BMW is one automaker that has stuck for long with the idea of using Hydrogen to power automobiles. BMW's vision centered around using liquid hydrogen for internal combustion engines, the idea from design students at the ISD of Valenciennes (France), however, goes in a slightly different direction.