For those who feel the all-electric Nissan Leaf is a car they wouldn’t be caught dead in because it looks too geeky, the automaker seems to have heard you in some round about fashion. Its answer to this was unveiled ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show in the form of the eye bulging BladeGlider concept.
I’m attending the Society of Environmental Journalists annual conference in Chattanooga, Tenn., this week. Thursday night, those of us mingling in the conference sponsors’ exhibit hall got quite the treat: Volkswagen (which operates a LEED Platinum plant here in Chattanooga) was on hand to unveil the X1, an uber efficient concept car that’s never been seen in the U.S. before.
More and more automakers are gearing up to showcase green automotive technology for the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show next month. Among the latest isOpel, showcasing the Monza Concept, which is based upon range-extending technology similar to the found in the Chevy Volt.
General Motors continues to tinker with its green car strategy on a global level. Whether its the Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, Chevy Volt, Chevy Spark EV or Cadillac ELR, the American automaker is throwing its creativity at a variety of ideas to see what will be a hit with drivers.
What is the car of tomorrow? A flying space car a la the Jetsons? The once popular people mover in Disneyland’s Tomorrowland?
Days ahead of its debut at the Geneva Auto Show, Toyota has released a teaser video and a few images of its new hybrid concept car, the FT-Bh.
Only a few days ago we reported that the GM subsidiary manufacturer in Europe Opel was announcing details of its new electric concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011.
German automaker Audi is set to unveil what they're calling a completely new kind of concept car that's so innovative they've yet to actually build it.
Chevy is showcasing its futuristic Mi-ray concept car at the 2011 Seoul Motor Show.
Kind of like clothes straight from the runway, concept cars represent the haute couture of luxury vehicles. Unattainable, but still awesome. Today, Nissan announced the ESFLOW, a futuristic sports car that runs on "green" electric power.
The Geneva Motor Show is just a few months away, which means it's about time for something wild to appear from concept-car maestro Frank M. Rinderknecht and his Rinspeed company.
Lamborghini is showcasing a futuristic concept vehicle manufactured out of carbon fiber and sheet-molded composite.