Concepts

SIM-HAL

SIM-Drive Unveils SIM-HAL Prototype (w/videos)

SIM-Drive recently unveiled at the University of Tokyo its fourth electric vehicle prototype developed with assistance from a bunch of companies.  The sporty two-seater called SIM-HAL looks interesting, at least until we look upon the long, long back. The name comes from High efficiency All-wheel Link (HAL). As is typically…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 3

Viziv 2 Concept - Though It's Actually the 3rd Viziv Concept Shown by Subaru

Subaru Teases Viziv 2 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Subaru has teased its latest Viziv concept that’s set for a worldwide debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in March. Called Viziv 2, this is actually Subaru’s third Viziv concept to be shown (Viziv and Viziv Evolution were the first two). Subaru says that the latest Viziv points at…

5 months ago by Eric Loveday 0

Tata ConnectNext

Tata ConnectNext EREV Minivan Concept Gets Unveiled

India’s Tata Motors has unveiled what it believes to be the future of minivan. Called ConnectNext, this concept EREV minivan boasts room for five passengers, suicide door, flexible seating and so on. Unfortunately, Tata Motors puts out quite possibly the world’s worst press releases, so aside from mentions like “ConnectNext…

5 months ago by Eric Loveday 5

PV recharging station and MC-β

Honda Now Testing MC-β Micro EV Powered by Solar

Honda has officially begun a joint EV project with Miyakojima City, Japan and Toshiba Corporation to explore the potential of using a photovoltaic power source for electric vehicles like its MC-β. The tests are part of the Miyakojima City Small-sized Electromotive Mobility Project in which partners aim to propose usage…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 5

Rinspeed XchangE

Rinspeed Unveils XchangE – An Electric Autonomous Concept

Rinspeed, a Swiss creative think tank for the automotive industry, has unveiled its latest concept in a long line of concepts that never make it to production. Here we see XchangE, the electric autonomous concept from Rinspeed. Rinspeed’s Frank M. Rinderknecht says this of XchangE: “…traveling in a driverless car…

7 months ago by Eric Loveday 5