Chevy’s self-driving concept car is straight out of sci-fi

Chevrolet-FNR concept car

Thought that Mercedes’ F 015 self-driving car was futuristic? It looks old hat next to GM’s autonomous electric concept, the Chevrolet-FNR. The pod-like design appears ripped straight from a sci-fi flick, complete with crystal laser lights, “dragonfly” swinging doors and sensors (including radar) that aren’t as conspicuous as they are on other robotic vehicles. And that’s just the outside — inside, it’s touting magnetic hubless wheel electric motors, wireless charging, swiveling front seats and eye recognition to verify the owner. As with most out-there concepts, the chances of driving what you see here are slim to none. However, it won’t be at all shocking if the technology in the FNR eventually trickles down to more practical (if far less adventurous) cars.

Filed under:

Comments

Source: GM Media

Source: Engadget - Read the full article here

Author: Daily Tech Whip

This article is part of our 'News Tiles' service. The site is currently in Beta. When it is fully operational you will be able to search through and arrange the 'Tiles' to display a keyword, product or technology over your chosen time period. For example you would be able to display all of the leading tech articles on the new Kindle Fire, in one spot in real time. You will also have access to our own original reporting and analysis as well as a polished place to post your own thoughts & reviews here, amongst the Daily Tech Whip Community. Please let us know if you have any feedback via the contact form or via Twitter. Don't forget to come back next week and see our full site and claim your name and your own free tech blog.

Share This Post On