LAS VEGAS — Toyota Motor unveiled a versatile electric concept vehicle for multimodal transportation and announced it was teaming up with Amazon, Didi, Uber and other partners to form a new mobility alliance. On the eve of the annual CES high-tech fair here, Toyota said its e-Palette concept vehicle marks an important step in the Read More..
Mercedes-Benz unveiled the Vision Van, its vision of future delivery vehicles. The German automotive group said the electrically powered van features a fully automated cargo space, integrated drones for autonomous air deliveries and joy stick control. “The VisionÂ Van integrates many concrete concepts for future delivery operations in the urban environment, ” Volker Mornhinweg, head of Read More..
LAS VEGAS – Visteon hopes to persuade automakers that its new infotainment platform offers all the essential user requirements while still giving car brands the possibility to differentiate with unique design features. At this week’s CES electronics fair, the US-based automotive supplier is showing a mid-range infotainment system aimed at global car models needing enhanced Read More..
Opel said it will show an electric concept car with “production potential” at next week’s Frankfurt auto show (IAA). The German division of General Motors said the two-seat tandem-layout model is specifically for urban transport. It targets younger drivers looking for affordable transportation. Opel said the concept, which is inspired by the Opel Ampera hybrid Read More..
smart will unveil a “forvision” electric version of the small car at the upcoming Frankfurt auto show. The forvision, which was developed with chemicals maker BASF, uses completely new concepts and materialis in areas such as insulation, reflection, lightweight design and energy management. “”With the forvision smart is doing justice to its role as Daimler’s Read More..
Audi plans to show an electric A2 concept at the Frankfurt auto show (IAA) later this month. The model will be 3,800mm long, 1,690mm wide and 1,490mm tall. It will have LED lights, gesture control to unlock doors and touch-control areas on the side of the steering wheel. The A2 will also feature two additional Read More..
Alfa Romeo will show a “fluid metal” version of the Alfa 4C Concept at the upcoming Frankfurt auto show (IAA) in September. The sports car brand of Italy’s Fiat group said it has “refined and enriched” the 4C with technical concent. It also confirmed a vehicle weight of 850 kilos and an engine that delivers Read More..
Nissan revealed an electric sports car concept in a bid to prove that driving fun can be had without a major negative impact on the environment. The Nissan ESFLOW, which is based on the Japanese carmakerâ€™s LEAF plug-in electric vehicle, will be unveiled at the Geneva auto show in early March. The real-wheel-drive two-seater ESFLOW Read More..