German carmaker BMW has presented two new models to launch its electric motoring division BMWi, i3 and i8 eco-friendly cars. The i3 is an all-electric small city car, while the i8, a powerful sports car, combines an electric motor with a three-cylinder combustion engine.
Twin concept car SoftShell Velomobile is a project of Martin Miklika. The car is made of lightweight and durable materials (carbon type). The car is perfect for walks on the beach near the water. Car can boast of excellent technical performance and efficiency.
The application iOn Road provides the drivers analysis of the traffic situation and a timely response to the dangers. The program is designed in the Israeli startup Picitup. The analyzed data at application are for a smartphone fixed on the windshield of the car. This data gets through the camera and sensors. There are two modes of operation iOn Road.
Researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have developed a three-dimensional GPS Navigator AIDA 2.0.Right on the dashboard of a car it will show all the places in which you go the streets, the houses, the prices in the surrounding restaurants. In addition, he will know how to bypass traffic congestion.
Navigator makes the whole interior of the car on the screen with dozens of interactive gauges, ranging from the technical condition of cars and congestion and ending discounts in shops along the road and time of arrival home. This program will adapt to the wishes of the driver.
Since 2010, the Company Virginia Tech are developing a car that could manage the blind man. Driving will be done by the blind, and will not be sold to any external devices, as is sometimes suggested by other developers.In developing the model of the car was planned that the management is divided into three stages, receiving information on the surrounding environment by car, computer processing and transfering it to the driver to non-visual ways.
Volkswagen has developed a system “autopilot” for car driving without a driver. The new system is called Temporary Auto Pilot. This is the first step toward unmanned driving. The system operates in coordination with passive safety car, such as speed control and route choice. At this stage, an innovative system of Temporary Auto Pilot by Volkswagen can only temporarily operate independently under the strict control of driver.
Gordon Murray, designer of the famous sports car race for the outstanding “Formula 1”, in particular the car McLaren F1, pleased with his new concept Batmobile. The body of the vehicle for Batman in a dark color is made from very durable, but lightweight material – carbon.
Designer Ian Briggs of the Art Center College of Design introduced eco concept car 2020 Chevrolet Era with solar panels on the roof. 2020 Chevrolet Era is another name for “Cleaner”, give to the creator of its “clean design”.
Volvo Car Corporation offers a new service for owners of Volvo cars from a mobile application developed by the Swedes, which give the ooportunity to control the car at a distance.For control a car need an iPhone or any smartphone that runs on OC Android, and aslo car must have the latest version of Volvo On Call system, which appears in the new Volvo models since 2012