Behold the all electric Volvo Vera Autonomous Transport – a conceptual but entirely likely vision of the future of driverless, cloud-controlled, short-haul transport vehicles.
Also, it’s how Skynet will distribute Terminator components.
The car debuted at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show claiming an impressive 260km/h top speed, a 650km range and a state of the art battery cooling system that allows a charging time of 9 minutes per 200km.
Available late 2019 for around €104,000,
Along with a 400km range and a blisteringly fast 80% charge time of 30 minutes, the company claims that its cabin-spanning,1.25m wraparound touchscreen facia will also make it to production.
Behold the GM Surus (Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure) autonomousTruck – perhaps the purest expression of the autonomous vehicle concept – a loadable cargo platform powered by a HYDROTEC fuel cell with a 640km single charge range.
The Symbioz – Renault’s vision of an autonomous electric vehicle for the 2030s. Envisaged as part-car part ‘living room’, the Symbioz parks inside the home, offering backup power in the event of a outage as well as an extension to the living space, rising on a hydraulic platform to the roof terrace where occupants can enjoy a spectacular vista of Renault’s brave new world.
It’s mad altogether.
Behold the Airbus Pop.Up Flying Vehicle Concept.
A vision of modular megacity transit by the aircraft manufacturer (in collaboration with Italdesign) which envisages the rolling/flying passenger pods interacting with rail, subway and hyperloops to create a ‘seamlessly integrated mobility solution’.
We want to believe.
Bliss Mobile Expedition vehicles – custom steel frame units from 3.5 to 6m in length added to a range of 4×4, 6×6 and 8×8 workhorse utility workhorses with bedroom, toilet, workstations, cooking areas and whatever you’re having yourself added to order.
The units are detachable and can be shipped as container boxes to the wilderness destination of your choice.