If astronaut is a person trained and work in space, then shouldn’t we, urban dwellers, called Urbanaut? I do not take credit for the word. The credit goes to MINI. Urbanaut is MINI’s vision of future autonomous vehicle, and boy, do I love to hate it.
Soon, folks in Europe will be able to get behind the wheel of a Volkswagen Bus-inspired EV that may is be better than what VW has to offer. Coming from a Germany electric mobility company, ElectricBrands, is the eBussy.
I am pretty sure Tallahassee would love the Torus Praetorian Heavy Duty 4×4 Offroad Bus to replace his flatten The Beast in Zombieland: Double Tap. While it is not exactly designed for post-apocalyptic scenario, the Praetorian sure looks the part. Hell, it would fit right into Mad Max world too.
The original Volkswagen Bus may be several decades old, but its shape remain relevant and there’s no better way to make the internals relevant than electrifying it. Previously, VW melts retro design of a Type 20 bus with technology and a 1972 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus was given the e-Golf powertrain.
There is something particularly alluring about an old transportation having an up-to-date drivetrain. Don’t you think? If you are on the same page as us, then we bet you will dig this electrified 1972 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus.
How to draw attention to a rebranding 101: taking an iconic vehicle, such as a Volkswagen microbus, and give it a high-tech twist. Such is what the newly renamed Volkswagen Group of America’s Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC, formerly Electronics Research Laboratory, ERL) did. With the renaming also comes with expanded role, but lets […]
Sony Corporation and NTT Docomo has announced that they will join hands to test Sony driverless vehicle, the New Concept Cart SC-1, with 5G mobile technologies for various remotely controlled functions. The test will be carried using the trial network in Docomo 5G Open Lab GUAM – NTT Docomo’s oversea 5G testing and verification facility […]
We just reported on the world’s first full-size self-driving electric bus in Singapore and now, we hear that there’s a new LiDAR technology, one of the key components in self-driving technology, that could function in extreme cold. A tropical country like Singapore, most electronics shouldn’t have any issue, but in a country like Finland with […]
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore and Volvo Buses, in collaboration with Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched the world’s full-size autonomous electric bus on March 5, 2019. The 12-meter (40-foot) long, single-deck electric bus is a Volvo 7900 electric bus is outfitted with LiDAR sensors, stereo-vision cameras and navigation controls managed by a […]
What you see here is a replica of the original ‘Light’ bus, a Volkswagen Type 2 van made famous after its appearance at the legendary Woodstock Art and Music Fair 50 years ago. Dr. Bob Hieronimus, the original artist responsible for the creation of the artwork on the iconic van that had graced countless media […]