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Audi's Activesphere Car/Truck/Offroad Concept

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  Activesphere - Audi's Most Versatile Concept                                              Source:  Audi Activesphere Made For Those on the Move Audi has debuted its 4th and final electric concept sphere car, Activesphere, that is designed for people who love the outdoors and have a very active lifestyle.  Here are some key facts on the EV concept: All-in-one electric luxury sedan, pickup truck and off-roading EV that is Audi's most versatile concept Body of a coupe but with big, 22" wheels for significant ground clearance for off-roading EV can convert into a pickup truck as the back can become an open cargo bed 4-door crossover with a new powertrain that is designed to drive on and off-road Sits on the Premium Platform Electric powertrain or PPE that Audi is developing with fellow VW automaker Porsche, that will be deployed in 2023 Dual electric motors, 100 kWh battery, 436 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque with 372 mile range on a charge Autonomous driving as well as steering

Audi's Most Versatile Car Activesphere Concept

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  Activesphere - Audi's Most Versatile Concept                                              Source:  Audi Activesphere Made For Those on the Move Audi has debuted its 4th and final electric concept sphere car, Activesphere, that is designed for people who love the outdoors and have a very active lifestyle.  Here are some key facts on the EV concept: All-in-one electric luxury sedan, pickup truck and off-roading EV that is Audi's most versatile concept Body of a coupe but with big, 22" wheels for significant ground clearance for off-roading EV can convert into a pickup truck as the back can become an open cargo bed 4-door crossover with a new powertrain that is designed to drive on and off-road Sits on the Premium Platform Electric powertrain or PPE that Audi is developing with fellow VW automaker Porsche, that will be deployed in 2023 Dual electric motors, 100 kWh battery, 436 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque with 372 mile range on a charge Autonomous driving as well as steering

Porsche's Vision 357 Concept Car

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  New Car Concept That's a Tribute to Porsche's 75th Anniversary                                                  Source:  Porsche Vision 357 Emulates Porsche's 1st Sports Car, the 356  Luxury sports car maker Porsche has unveiled a sleek new concept, Vision 357, to celebrate the brand's 75th anniversary and it's getting a great deal of automotive interest.  Here are the pertinent facts: Vision 357 is a tribute to Porsche's 1st sports car, the legendary 356 created by Porsche founder Ferdinand Porsche 75 years ago, that now sells at auction for $1 million plus Porsche says Vision 357 is the vehicle that Ferdinand Porsche would have designed for 2023 357 is a standout attempt by Porsche designers and engineers to combine the best of Porsche's past, present and the future into one car model Vision 357's powertrain is a mid-mounted 4.0-liter, naturally aspirated 6-cylinder boxer engine Engine is tuned to run on eco-friendly synthetic fuels that are carbon n

Porsche's Vision 357 Concept

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  New Car Concept That's a Tribute to Porsche's 75th Anniversary                                                  Source:  Porsche Vision 357 Emulates Porsche's 1st Sports Car, the 356  Luxury sports car maker Porsche has unveiled a sleek new concept, Vision 357, to celebrate the brand's 75th anniversary and it's getting a great deal of automotive interest.  Here are the pertinent facts: Vision 357 is a tribute to Porsche's 1st sports car, the legendary 356 created by Porsche founder Ferdinand Porsche 75 years ago, that now sells at auction for $1 million plus Porsche says Vision 357 is the vehicle that Ferdinand Porsche would have designed for 2023 357 is a standout attempt by Porsche designers and engineers to combine the best of Porsche's past, present and the future into one car model Vision 357's powertrain is a mid-mounted 4.0-liter, naturally aspirated 6-cylinder boxer engine Engine is tuned to run on eco-friendly synthetic fuels that are carbon n

Aptera EV Drives On Sunshine

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  Solar Car Going into Production                                             Source:  Aptera  Long Range, Relatively Inexpensive & Revolutionary California-based startup Aptera is bringing into production a revolutionary, 3-wheel, solar-powered electric car with very long range and the potential, according to some automotive experts, to create a new industry.  Here are the pertinent facts: Aptera's solar-powered, 3-wheel EV, called Launch Edition, delivers 400 miles on a single charge with its initial, 42 kwh battery Some automotive experts believe this 3-wheel car is such an innovative breakthrough vehicle, that it will create a brand new automotive genre and industry Relatively inexpensive at $33,200 and is expected to attract young consumers and people on a limited budget as big buyers Claims to be the world's most efficient solar electric vehicle Equipped with DC fast charging that will roll-out at 40 to 60 kWh of DC fast charging and then a 100 kWh version Aptera is d

Hot Solar Car Going into Production

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  Aptera's Launch Edition with 3-Wheels Source:  Aptera  Long Range, Relatively Inexpensive & Revolutionary California-based startup Aptera is bringing into production a revolutionary, 3-wheel, solar-powered electric car with very long range and the potential, according to some automotive experts, to create a new industry.  Here are the pertinent facts: Aptera's solar-powered, 3-wheel EV, called Launch Edition, delivers 400 miles on a single charge with its initial, 42 kwh battery Some automotive experts believe this 3-wheel car is such an innovative breakthrough vehicle, that it will create a brand new automotive genre and industry Relatively inexpensive at $33,200 and is expected to attract young consumers and people on a limited budget as big buyers Claims to be the world's most efficient solar electric vehicle Equipped with DC fast charging that will roll-out at 40 to 60 kWh of DC fast charging and then a 100 kWh version Aptera is developing a 1,000 mile range versi

MightyFly's Revolutionary eVTOL

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  Autonomous Cargo Delivery System                                                  Source:  MightyFly Faster, Cheaper, Carbon Neutral San Francisco Bay Area based MightyFly is on the cusp of revolutionizing logistics with its autonomous eVTOL.  Here are the pertinent facts: Patent-pending, autonomous cargo delivery eVTOL for rapid, cheaper and faster same day, door-to-door logistics Range of 600 miles, top speed of 150 mph and cargo capacity up to 500 pounds Flies 3-times faster than the highway speed of the average delivery van Vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (VTOL) that is carbon neutral Just received FAA Certificate of Authorization for long range flight testing Will begin testing its last mile and middle mile logistical services Just unveiled its 2nd generation eVTOL aircraft, MightyFly Cento Cento has a unique hybrid-electric powertrain with an internal combustion engine that recharges Cento's batteries while flying which enables multiple, consecutive deliveries  Cento

MightyFly Drone eVTOL Package Deliveries

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  Autonomous Cargo Delivery System                                                  Source:  MightyFly Faster, Cheaper, Carbon Neutral San Francisco Bay Area based MightyFly is on the cusp of revolutionizing logistics with its autonomous eVTOL.  Here are the pertinent facts: Patent-pending, autonomous cargo delivery eVTOL for rapid, cheaper and faster same day, door-to-door logistics Range of 600 miles, top speed of 150 mph and cargo capacity up to 500 pounds Flies 3-times faster than the highway speed of the average delivery van Vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (VTOL) that is carbon neutral Just received FAA Certificate of Authorization for long range flight testing Will begin testing its last mile and middle mile logistical services Just unveiled its 2nd generation eVTOL aircraft, MightyFly Cento Cento has a unique hybrid-electric powertrain with an internal combustion engine that recharges Cento's batteries while flying which enables multiple, consecutive deliveries  Cento

Lexus' Hydrogen V8 Engine & Sports Car

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  Epic V8 H2 Engine Partnership                                          Source: Lexus Hydrogen Concepts Toyota, Lexus and Yamaha Combine Forces Lexus is developing a V8 hydrogen fueled performance sports car powered by a new V8 hydrogen engine that it's collaborating on with parent company Toyota and Yamaha.  Here are the key facts: Sports car and engine under development are designed to result in an eco-friendly performance car powered by a hydrogen fueled,V8 combustion engine New engine is a 5.0-liter, naturally aspirated, 2UR-GSE, V-8, strengthened combustion engine, that runs on hydrogen fuel Engine targeted to produce at least 450 hp and rev up to 6800 RPM Unique partnership of Lexus, Toyota & Yamaha could result in a sustainable, hydrogen powered V8 engine that is an industry disruptor and provides the vehicle makers a big competitive edge This new engine technology could keep the combustion engine alive by adapting it to the use of hydrogen fuel rather than polluting fo

Lexus' H2 Fueled V8 Engine & Sports Car

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  Epic V8 H2 Engine Partnership                                          Source: Lexus Hydrogen Concepts Toyota, Lexus and Yamaha Combine Forces Lexus is developing a V8 hydrogen fueled performance sports car powered by a new V8 hydrogen engine that it's collaborating on with parent company Toyota and Yamaha.  Here are the key facts: Sports car and engine under development are designed to result in an eco-friendly performance car powered by a hydrogen fueled,V8 combustion engine New engine is a 5.0-liter, naturally aspirated, 2UR-GSE, V-8, strengthened combustion engine, that runs on hydrogen fuel Engine targeted to produce at least 450 hp and rev up to 6800 RPM Unique partnership of Lexus, Toyota & Yamaha could result in a sustainable, hydrogen powered V8 engine that is an industry disruptor and provides the vehicle makers a big competitive edge This new engine technology could keep the combustion engine alive by adapting it to the use of hydrogen fuel rather than polluting fo

ASKA - Fully Functional Flying Car

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  Real Flying and Driving Car                                                                           Source:  ASKA The Future of Travel Mountain View, CA based ASKA has unveiled a fully functional flying car, A5, for personal driving and flying travel.  Here are the pertinent facts: ASKA says the A5 is the world's 1st flying and driving car that will redefine the next 100 years of travel A5 is a real flying and driving car that has a hybrid power system Dual energy system includes proprietary electric power system with lithium ion battery packs and gas engine range extender To drive, 4 wheels emerge from the fuselage for all-wheel driving To fly, vehicle's large wings with 6 rotors unfold to take off and land vertically (VTOL) or for a slow runway takeoff and landing (STOL) Flying top speed is 150 mph Flying range is 250 miles on a charge 4-seater that is the size of an SUV Fits into a car parking spot, can be charged at home or at a charging station ASKA expects to deploy o

World's 1st Real Flying & Driving Car

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 ASKA A5  Flying Car                                                                           Source:  ASKA The Future of Travel Mountain View, CA based ASKA has unveiled a fully functional flying car, A5, for personal driving and flying travel.  Here are the pertinent facts: ASKA says the A5 is the world's 1st flying and driving car that will redefine the next 100 years of travel A5 is a real flying and driving car that has a hybrid power system Dual energy system includes proprietary electric power system with lithium ion battery packs and gas engine range extender To drive, 4 wheels emerge from the fuselage for all-wheel driving To fly, vehicle's large wings with 6 rotors unfold to take off and land vertically (VTOL) or for a slow runway takeoff and landing (STOL) Flying top speed is 150 mph Flying range is 250 miles on a charge 4-seater that is the size of an SUV Fits into a car parking spot, can be charged at home or at a charging station ASKA expects to deploy on-demand