Walmart Advanced Concept Truck
The Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience concept truck is a one-of-a-kind prototype offers a whole package of firsts. The tractor has very advanced aerodynamics and is powered by a prototype advanced turbine-powered, range-extending series hybrid powertrain. The trailer is made almost exclusively with carbon fiber, saving around 4,000 pounds which can then be used to carry more freight.
Rinspeed Splash: Sports Car & Speed Boat
Another remarkable concept from Rinspeed that turns a sexy sports car into a sexy amphibious vehicle. You'll love this video, it has everything, including mermaids! The Rinspeed "Splash" is the true incarnation of a really cool and fun sports toy. At the push of a button a cleverly thought-out hydraulic mechanism transforms the sports car into an amphibious vehicle. But that alone wasn't enough for Frank M. Rinderknecht founder and boss of Rinspeed. A highly complex integrated hydrofoil system enables the "Splash" to 'fly' at an altitude of about 60 cm above the water.
The Auto Channel Presents the Volvo XC60 Concept Car
The Volvo XC60 concept would be part of the small premium SUV market, if it goes into production. It'll be unveiled to the media and public at the 2007 NAIAS (Detroit) Auto Show that takes place in early January. For more info about the XC60 and all new vehicles make sure you visit The Auto Channel's New Var Buyers Guide.
GM and Segway Join Forces on Urban Transportation
GM and Segway are developing an electrically powered, two-seat prototype vehicle that has only two wheels. It could allow people to travel around cities more quickly, safely, quietly and cleanly - and at a lower total cost. For the complete story visit TheAutoChannel.com.