Samsung Electronics announced an hotel hospitality solution for the new Holiday Inn London Stratford City, situated next to the Olympic Park. Samsung has partnered with Fingi Inc., a Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program partner, to enable Holiday Inn London Stratford City to offer residents’ a full suite of hotel services, remote control of room settings and a special Samsung & Holiday Inn ‘Olympic Newsletter’ with the latest updates from London 2012 – all on the new GALAXY S III Smartphone. Holiday Inn, owned by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), is the Official Hotel Services Provider to the London 2012 Olympics.The joint solution combines the GALAXY S III with a fully customizable app to provide a complete connectivity and room control solution. The mobile solution provides a flexible, scalable and easy-to-install solution through a downloadable Holiday Inn for Android app.
Concept Supercar Lexus LF-LC was introduced this year at the Auto Show in Detroit, the public took so vehemently that the company Toyota Motor (it owns the brand Lexus) Now think about the mass production of this car, despite the fact that the original plans, the catechumens at the Auto Show, production supercars did not appear. Lexus LF-LC is a flagship sports coupe, which seems to be to transform the brand image, filling its sports “content”. Perhaps in the automotive market Lexus LF-LC will be no earlier than three years, but will be curious to meet him now. At the moment it is known that the supercar is a Class hybrid cars and get rear-wheel drive and regenerative braking system.
Czech company Skoda Auto in 2013, plans to launch sedan Skoda Octavia third generation, which is sometimes referred to as Skoda Octavia III. The previous generation Skoda Octavia cars have earned a deserved reputation of practical and reliable vehicles that can serve their owners for years without significant damage. Because Octavia model is very common in a variety of commercial and government organizations who want to save on the one hand, car park, on the other – to get cars from the prestigious class with a nice design. But for individuals interested in the new generation Octavia has grown significantly – for the same reasons. The design of the new Octavia in general is positive emotions. There are some clearly visible differences from the previous car in the series. For instance, LED lights, located in front of the car, got kind of oblique parallelepiped, and placed them under the fog lights. Really changed the appearance of wings sedan. And stands out all the car radiator grille with chrome trim will bring the views of all others.
This Volkswagen hover car is a concept vehicle that is used for personal transportation in the same way a modern car is employed. You must steer it, like you would a normal vehicle, but the only difference is that it’s flying in the air. So far we’ve seen a few of them, in movies that is. But little did we know that Volkswagen is already working on a hover car concept. The German car maker challenged a few of the folks in China to submit their ideas of what the car of the future must look like.
BMW has unveiled its third concept, the i8 Spyder. Based on the i8 coupe that debuted last year alongside the i3 city car, the i8 Spyder is at once an obvious followup, but also appears to be a couple of steps closer to the production models that will eventually go on sale to the public. Like the coupe, the i8 Spyder is a plug-in through-the-road hybrid with a 96 kW (131 horsepower) electric motor up front powering the front axle and a mid-mounted turbocharged three-cylinder gas engine (presumably with a displacement of 1.5 liters like the coupe) producing 223 hp that powers the rear.
Using a technique known as two-photon lithography, Austrian researchers have developed a high-precision 3D printer capable of producing nanometer sized objects in the shape of race cars, cathedrals, and bridges in a matter of minutes. The high-precision 3D printer at TU Vienna is purportedly orders of magnitude faster than similar devices, and opens up new areas of applications, such as in medicine.The super fast nano-printer uses a liquid resin, which is hardened at precisely the correct spots by a focused laser beam.
Ferrari has unveiled its F12berlinetta online, ahead of the car’s official unveiling Geneva Motor Show on March 6. The new V12, which will debut a new Rosso Berlinetta three-layer shade, is heralded as the most powerful and high-performance Ferrari road car, ever. Designed by the Ferrari Styling Centre and Pininfarina, the coupe is powered by a 6.2 litre 65° V12 mill offering 740 cheval vapeur (CV), which translates to 730 hp, and a peak torque of 690 Nm at 8,700 rpm, 80% of which is available at just 2,500 rpm.
Electric car maker Tesla unveiled its third car, an all-electric SUV, minivan hybrid called the Model X, for the first time. First thing you’ll notice about the car will be its “falcon wing” rear doors. Instead of opening to the side like regular doors in the front, these “falcon wing” doors open upwards instead, resembling the wings of a bird when open. The doors even feature a double hinge so that they take up less horizontal space when opening, which makes it more practical especially in tight places.
Suzuki’s Q-concept micro car is an entirely new kind of mobility one that’s positioned between conventional motorcycles and cars. With a 2.5-metre overall length and two seats in tandem configuration, it’s ideal for everyday journeys within a radius of about 10km.