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Frankfurt IAA 2017: Mercedes-AMG Project One

The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world première at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main: for the first time, the two-seater supersports show car brings the very latest and efficient, fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology from the race track to the road almost par for par to represent ...

Frankfurt IAA 2017: Audi Elaine Concept

A familiar face – The exterior of the Audi Elaine concept car debuted just a few months ago. In May 2017, Audi presented the celebrated Audi e-tron Sportback design study and technology demonstrator at Auto Shanghai in China. The IAA debutant shares its body line, electric drive and not least its distinctive exterior ...

Frankfurt IAA 2017: Audi Aicon Concept

With the four-door design vision Audi Aicon, the brand with the four rings is presenting a autonomous Audi of the future – with no steering wheel or pedals. As a design concept, the four-door 2+2 boldly leaps ahead to show the exterior and interior design of the next decades. The technology demonstrator combines ...

Frankfurt IAA 2017 – BMW i Vision Dynamics

Just a year on from the presentation of its future-focused NEXT 100 vision vehicles, the BMW Group is introducing the electric mobility of the much more immediate future at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt. The BMW i Vision Dynamics is a four-door Gran Coupe with a range of 600 km (373 miles), a top speed of over 200 ...

2017 Toyota C-HR in The Netherlands

[caption id="attachment_19459" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Text by Gabriela Gorvena Glavan, Photos and Drone footage by Sebastian Steenstra[/caption] We first saw the Toyota C-HR while visiting the Art Center College of Design campus at the beginning of the year, where it was being reviewed by design students on a ...

VR Essential in Developing Futuristic EV Coach with Central Driving Position

Designer Cor Steenstra made use of the latest VR tools when he was tasked to design the unique and futuristic aerodynamic long distance zero emission coach for Thunder Sky Winston Energy Group and GFMI Metalcrafters Inc. featured in an earlier post here. Since aerodynamics on a long distance zero emission coach are from ...

Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters Unveils Lithium Battery-Powered Bus

Text and photos by Gabriela Gorvena Galvan. Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters, Inc. (GFMI), a global leader in the design, engineering and development of cutting-edge prototypes and production programs for the world’s largest automotive, aviation, aerospace, rail and entertainment companies, was commissioned by Thunder Sky ...