BMW iNEXT concept

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BMW is now flying the iNEXT concept vehicle around the world to showcase what is to come.

2018 110

Renault introduces EZ-ULTIMO robo-vehicle concept

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At the Paris Motor Show, Groupe Renault unveiled EZ-ULTIMO, its robo-vehicle concept, an autonomous, electric, connected, and shared mobility service solution offering a premium travel experience. The EZ-ULTIMO concept opens-up new arenas for Renault design.

2018 103

All-electric Buick Enspire crossover SUV concept bows in China

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Buick unveiled Tuesday an electric crossover SUV concept bound for the 2018 Beijing auto show with promise. In addition to 370 miles of range, the Buick Enspire concept can charge up to 80 percent in 40 minutes through fast and wireless charging. Beijing Auto Show conceptsIts motors combine for 410 kilowatts (550 horsepower) of total output, and the SUV can sprint up to 60.

2018 65

Nissan IDS Concept: Autonomous Electric Car At Tokyo Motor Show

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan has revealed a concept car that gives a glimpse of what electric-car ownership could be like many years into the future—and, perhaps, provides a few more hints of what’s in store for the second-generation Nissan Leaf. Called the Nissan IDS Concept, it includes wireless inductive charging, a suite of. Tokyo Motor Show plug-in cars concepts Nissan IDS Concept

2015 85

Volkswagen unveils E100/E22 pickup concept at São Paulo motor show

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Volkswagen unveiled the Tarok Concept to the world at the São Paulo International Motor Show (6 to 18 November). The TSI engine in the Tarok Concept is also combined with a 6-speed automatic gearbox and permanent 4MOTION all-wheel drive.

2018 103

Next Generation Concept SUV

Hybrid SUV Blog

Concept vehicles highlight features and designs that drivers will see in the models they buy in a year or two. Introduced as part of the recent Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge to design a police car for the year 2025, the Ener-G-Force is the civilian version concept of that entry.

Mitsubishi Evo rally sedan morphs into electric crossover concept

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At least that's Mitsubishi's idea with its new e-Evolution concept that debuted Wednesday at the LA Auto Show. Electric power has come to drag racers, hill-climb cars, and Formula E racers. Why not rally cars? Unlike the winged sedan that took the off-road rally racing world by storm 15 years ago, the new model is an electric SUV. READ MORE: 2018. Los Angeles Auto Show

2018 77

BMW X5 eDrive Concept SUV

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While Munich’s efforts in the EV genre are becoming well known through their range of ‘I’ cars, the BMW X5 eDrive Concept is their first endeavor in the Plug-in Hybrid field. Learn more about this plug-in hybrid SUV concept vehicle at BMW.com. ''BMW Concept Vehicles

Audi unveils e-tron GT concept at LA Auto Show; production version in about 2 years

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Audi is presenting the battery-electric e-tron GT concept four-door coupé as a show car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Audi e-tron GT concept has a 4.96-meter (16.3 The range of the concept car will be more than 400 kilometers (248.5

2018 114

Electric Volkswagen Microbus concept gets right down to business

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The panel of Volkswagen ID Buzz concepts based on the automaker's all-electric frame has finally reached, well, panel status. In Hannover, Germany, Volkswagen on Thursday showed off its ID Buzz Cargo concept based on its MEB electric-car architecture. According to VW, the panel van shows off the company's plans for all-electric light-duty

2018 84

New Electric Car Concept

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2013 100

Concepts Preview Shared Platform For Porsche, Audi Premium EVs?

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And there are some strong hints in the Porsche Mission E concept car from the Frankfurt. Plug-In Hybrids EVs concepts Porsche EVTo those who want a luxury vehicle with an all-electric powertrain, California’s Tesla Motors has had the market under wraps for many years. But that’s slated to change quite soon, as each of the German automakers prepare all-electric vehicles.

Volkswagen showcasing electric I.D. BUZZ CARGO, Cargo e-Bike concepts at LA Auto Show

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen is showcasing two electric concepts. BUZZ CARGO,in its auto show debut, is an electric panel van concept based on the MEB toolkit that offers up to 340 miles of range on the WLTP cycle.

2018 108

ŠKODA unveiling plug-in hybrid RS concept at Paris

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ŠKODA, a member of the Volkswagen Group, is unveiling the VISION RS plug-in hybrid concept at the Paris Motor Show. They unite to deliver a system output of 180 kW (245 hp), which accelerates the concept study from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.1

2018 99

Autonomous Electric Hearse: Designer's Concept For The Last Mile

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hearse plug-in cars concepts fleetElectric powertrains have been applied to a wide variety of road vehicles to reduce emissions, from small city cars, to fairly large delivery trucks. But there's one category of vehicle where electrification hasn't really been considered. It's customarily the last vehicle most people will ever ride in. DON'T MISS: Plug-in Hearse Offers To Whisk.

2015 85

MIT proof-of-concept demo of ionic wind propulsion for aircraft

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The researchers describe their proof of concept for electroaerodynamic (EAD) airplane propulsion in a paper in the journal Nature. This was the simplest possible plane we could design that could prove the concept that an ion plane could fly.

2018 124

Two New Concept Hybrids

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Aston Martin SUV will be based on the company’s Lagonda Concept vehicle, which was introduced in 2009. The concept was a four-wheel-drive, four-seat SUV with a V12 engine. Concept VehiclesA Sneak Peak at New SUV Hybrids.

Chevrolet electric Camaro concept drag racer: eCOPO with 800V battery pack; electric crate motors

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Fifty years after the original COPO Camaro special order performance models were introduced, Chevrolet’s eCOPO Camaro Concept is demonstrating an electrified vision for drag racing. The eCOPO Concept is all about where we go in the future with electrification in the high performance space.

2018 119

Chevrolet FNR-X plug-in hybrid crossover concept debuts in Shanghai: live photos

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After being teased last week, the Chevrolet FNR-X Concept crossover made its debut yesterday at the Shanghai auto show. The new shape, which sports a plug-in hybrid powertrain, is intended to showcase the design talents of Chevy's Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center in Shanghai It's the second concept to be named FNR—for "Find New Roads,". China Plug-In Hybrids Shanghai Auto Show Chevrolet FNR-X Concept

2017 66

BASF and GAC R&D Center co-develop 3 electric concept cars; debut at Auto Guangzhou 2018

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GAC R&D Center) introduced three co-developed electric concept cars at Auto Guangzhou 2018, featuring futuristic designs that address the diverse needs of China’s drivers. They also address the trend towards car sharing—one of the fastest growing urban mobility concepts worldwide.

2018 94

Chrysler Portal concept: all-electric minivan for CES offers some self-driving

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But the Chrysler Portal concept that will debut at CES won't be showing up at your local dealer any time soon. concept Autonomous cars CES Consumer Electronics Show self-driving cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA It was widely rumored that Chrysler would reveal an all-electric minivan at this week's Consumer Electronics Show—and now we have the details. Far from it, in fact: the Portal is Fiat Chrysler's idea of a future in which we'll.

2017 75

Toyota launches e-Palette autonomous electric concept and mobility system

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At CES in Las Vegas, Toyota Motor introduced the autonomous electric e-Palette Concept Vehicle, which is designed to meet the demands of future multi-mode transportation and business applications. e-Palette Concept Vehicle.

2018 108

Cummins unveils next-gen emissions control concept for diesel at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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At the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show, Cummins introduced a concept emissions control system capable of minimizing emissions to levels previously thought unfeasible, including a possible next level of Euro VII regulations anticipated during the coming decade.

2018 125

Chevy Volt Concept Crossover

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The 5 passenger crossover concept is currently known as the Volt MPV5 and measures 7 inches longer and 7 inches wider than the original Volt sedan we’ve been hearing about for many months. The concept MPV-5 (multi-person vehicle for five) was shown with a 1.4

Nissan Frontier Sentinel pickup concept unveiled in São Paulo; two LEAF battery packs

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Nissan unveiled the Frontier Sentinel, a concept pickup truck designed by Nissan Brazil’s styling studio, at the 2018 São Paulo Motor Show. The concept is designed for rescue missions in all types of Brazilian terrain.

2018 99

Long-Range Electric VW Microbus Concept To Debut At CES

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The rumor of an electric Volkswagen Bus concept to be shown at next month's Consumer Electronics Show first appeared in September, just before the VW diesel emission scandal erupted. In the wake of a pledge to boost its vehicle electrification efforts, Volkswagen has now confirmed that it will show a concept for an electric Microbus at CES. CES plug-in cars Consumer Electronics Show Volkswagen Bulli Concept Microbus

2015 64

2016 Hyundai Tucson Shows Two Different Hybrid Concepts In Geneva

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Green Auto Show Diesel hybrid Kia Trail''ster Concept Plug-In Hybrids Through-the-road hybrids mild hybrid The new 2016 Hyundai Tucson will arrive later this year, but not all of its variants will be offered in the U.S. At the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, Hyundai showed off two hybrid models we likely won''t see: a 48-volt mild hybrid and a plug-in hybrid, both of them fitted with diesel engines. DON''T MISS: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And.

Dethleffs solar-assisted electric motorhome concept unveiled

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It's called the Dethleffs e.home concept and it envisions a. The notion electric cars will become a standard transportation option is slowly being accepted across multiple industries. It hasn't penetrated quite as much in the motorhome world, but now a German company has shown its interpretation of what the future of plug-in motor homes could be. Recreation plug-in cars solar recreational vehicle (RV) motorhome

2017 86

Motiv Engines introduces 2nd-generation split-cycle concept; MkII Clarke-Brayton heavy-duty engine being designed for LNG

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Motiv Engines, LLC introduced the second-generation of its engine concept dubbed the MkII Clarke-Brayton Engine, which it intends to develop into a heavy-duty on-highway engine fueled by liquid natural gas (LNG). Concept Engines Engines Natural Gas

2014 143

Chevrolet adds hydrogen-powered Silverado concept to the mix

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Hydrogen fuel cells may have a place on the battlefield. That's the conclusion that Chevrolet drew when it introduced the fuel-cell powered Colorado ZH2 for military use in 2016. We even had a chance to ride in it. Now the company is doubling down on the strategy with a full-size fuel-cell pickup, the Silverado ZH2, which appeared on the brand's

Is Chevy FNR-X concept the plug-in hybrid CrossVolt SUV?

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But the image of the Chevrolet FNR-X concept, to be unveiled at the Shanghai auto show less than two weeks hence, may be the first clue to some new GM plug-in hybrid offerings in the future. China Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Shanghai Auto Show Chevy Volt plug-in cars Chevrolet FNR-X ConceptIt's a single teaser shot, obviously of a Chevy front end, with unmistakable design nods to the Camaro muscle car.

2017 63

Audi, Airbus and Italdesign present flying, driving model prototype of flying taxi/autonomous EV concept

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This innovative concept for a flying taxi combines a self-driving electric car with a passenger drone. Audi, Airbus and Italdesign are presenting for the first time a flying and driving prototype of “Pop.Up Next”.

2018 94

Mitsubishi Motors showcases e-Evolution concept at LA Auto Show; battery-electric crossover w/triple motor 4WD

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MMNA) unveiled the e-Evolution Concept vehicle at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, marking the vehicle’s North American debut. The e-Evolution Concept uses two high-torque, high-performance electric motors, fed by a high-capacity battery system to deliver a smooth and powerful performance.

2018 89

Michelin Vision concept wheel/tire: airless, connected, rechargeable, organic

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At Movin’On 2017, Michelin presented its new Vision concept tire. The concept tire—which combines the functions of wheel and tire—is airless, connected, rechargeable, customizable and organic, is both a wheel and a tire.

2017 125

VW Golf GTE Sport Concept: 174-MPH Plug-In Hybrid Carbon-Bodied 'Golf'

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One new concept, the Golf GTE Sport, proposes that—while clearly aiming more than a few years into the future. Plug-In Hybrids VW plug-in cars concepts VW GTICould the Volkswagen GTI and the all-wheel-drive Golf R high-performance compact-car models be headed toward a plug-in hybrid future? A May gathering at Austria’s Lake Wörthersee has become a tradition for Volkswagen GTI.

2015 81

Shell Project M Concept City Car: Huge Efficiency Gains Possible, Designer Gordon Murray Says

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Famed car designer Gordon Murray will team up with former Honda engine specialist Osamu Goto and oil company Shell to develop a concept for "an ultra-compact, efficient car for city use based around the internal combustion engine." Manufacturing minicar City car Gordon Murray concept Fuel Economy Shell T25

2015 80

New split-cycle concept to control diesel HCCI combustion

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Ettore Musu from the University of Pisa presented a CFD study of concept at the SAE 2010 Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Meeting in San Diego. Pollutant emission behavior vs. engine speed.confirms the validity of the HCPC combustion concept. Turbocharged HCPC engine scheme.

2010 133

Volkswagen unveils electric, Level 5 autonomous I.D. VIZZION concept sedan

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models have already been presented as concept cars: the compact I.D.; The concept car drives, steers and navigates autonomously in traffic, enabling passengers to sit back and enjoy the ride. VIZZION concept has an anticipated range of up to 650 km (404 miles) on the European cycle.

2018 102

Fuel-cell concepts from 50 years ago: famed designer Brooks Stevens

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A half-century-old concept from designer Brooks Stevens underscores the futuristic nature of hydrogen. future hydrogen History concept hydrogen fuel cellMost car buyers would be hard-pressed to name a single automobile designer working today. But it wasn't always that way: names like Raymond Loewy and Harley Earl were known well outside the design studios where they created the "cars of tomorrow."

2016 63

Top five concept cars we wish they'd actually made

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One of the best things about Paris Motor Show is the concept cars on show

2018 61

Ricardo’s “deep” Miller cycle concept: Magma

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In its new report on downsized and boosted gasoline engine technologies ( earlier post ) the ICCT highlighted Ricardo’s work on an “extreme” Miller cycle concept with high (13:1) compression ratio (CR) and central direct injection in a downsized boosted engine.

2016 93

BMW i Future Interaction Concept At CES Hints At i8 Spyder (Again)

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Way back in 2012, BMW unveiled a convertible i8 Spyder as a followup to the original i8 plug-in hybrid coupe concept. But while the coupe went into production as a 2014 model, the i8 Spyder never went beyond the concept stage. CES plug-in cars Consumer Electronics Show BMW i8 Concept SpyderBut BMW isn't quite done with the idea of a convertible i8, apparently. DON'T MISS: BMW's Electric Range Grows With 2015.

2016 64

Williams Advanced Engineering unveils lightweight electric car platform concept

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Williams Advanced Engineering is displaying an innovative lightweight EV platform concept, named the FW-EVX, at this year’s Low Carbon Vehicle Show, Millbrook, UK, 6-7 September.

2017 104