Mobility visionary Rinspeed AG’s new MicroSNAP concept features self-driving, electric mini-“skateboards” that carry a wide variety of plug-in pods for last mile transport of people or goods.
When fleets of self-driving, on-demand vehicles take to the roads, they’ll be running almost constantly as they pick up and drop off passengers.
A radical change in the interiors of vehicles is coming as autonomous driving technologies free “drivers” to do other things, says Randy Miller, EY’s global automotive and transportation industry leader.
EY has again partnered with Swiss mobility tech innovator Rinspeed to help show how tomorrow’s self-driving vehicles may look and function.
What you’re looking at is the “Intelligent Rolling Chassis” ZF has developed for the Rinspeed Oasis, a concept vehicle.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Volkswagen Budd-e won Interior Design of the Year honors for a production and concept vehicle, respectively, at this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart.
EY has partnered with Swiss-based Rinspeed AG for several years on evolving approaches to advanced mobility and how to manage the ecosystem in which they operate.
Cars that can drive themselves are definitely in our future. But developing them will require help from companies outside the traditional auto industry.
Self-driving car are inevitable, in part because the technology to achieve them is already here, says Randy Miller, Global Automotive & Transportation Leader for EY.
Will self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles mark the end of steering wheels?
Although the Geneva Motor Show doesn’t occur until next March, Frank M.
SNAP is an electrified self-driving shuttle concept from Switzerland’s Rinspeed AG that carries detachable pods aboard a “skateboard” platform that contains the powertrain, battery and electronic controls.
Anyone who has driven a smart fortwo and has been, say, to Costco knows that the vehicle, while cute, is a bit shy on the cargo side of things.
Never underestimate the power of a good design(er) to get them back in the showroom.
EY used this year’s Geneva auto show to highlight two technologies designed for the future of personal mobility.