Showing posts with the label #Paris Auto Show

New Hydrogen Sports Car From Alpine

Alpenglow:   Breakthrough Design, Technology & Innovation                                                   Source:  Alpine Hydrogen Powered, Very Sporty Car Alpine is a Renault-owned Road car and race car brand that prides itself on being at the forefront of automotive innovation.  And, true to form, its Alpenglow luxury sedan/sportscar concept was one of the brightest stars at the recent Paris Auto Show.  According to the company, this concept vehicle sets the tone going forward on design, technology and innovation for Alpine's motorsport and road cars. Aside from the beauty of the car's design, the most fascinating aspect about Alpenglow are the two hydrogen fuel tanks that serve as the luxury vehicle's power source.  The internal combustion hydrogen motor emits only water vapor.  Two polymer pontoon fuel tanks filled with hydrogen are located on either side of the cockpit.  It offers 100% zero-emissions driving.   Design Signature and Future France-based Alpine is t

Very Rugged Electric Off-Road SUV

  Dacia Manifesto Concept                                                  Source:  Dacia Manifesto Electric SUV With Minimal Environmental Footprint Just when you thought you've seen the ultimate in rugged, off-roading vehicles, take a look at this formidable electric off-roader.  It's from the Renault design group Dacia and is called the Manifesto.  It was just unveiled at the Paris Auto Show.  The EV SUV has a robust, eco-smart design and is doorless to keep passengers part of and open to the environment.  Dacia claims the Manifesto has a minimal environmental footprint.  The vehicle looks like a cross between a Moon rover and a cool, fun vehicle to enjoy the great outdoors.  The innovative design team calls it a transition point from smallish, everyday EV's to more rugged, highly capable lifestyle vehicles.   Environmental Plusses The all-electric SUV is designed to be ultra-compact, very open and feather lightweight.  The design team added some very innovative touches