Last year Daimler surprised car enthusiasts at Pebble Beach with the dreamlike coupe Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, which this year got a continuation in perhaps even more desirable concept Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet.
Ford and DHL announced, that they built 150 electric delivery vans called StreetScooter WORK XL , which sre based on Ford Transit chassis fitted with battery electric drivetrain.
Volkswagen used Concours d’Elegance Pebble Beach in California to announce final decision, tjat they will prepare production version of electric microbus, which was announced by the I. D. Buzz concept in Detroit last January.
In 2012 Siemens presented its innovative eHighway concept which now will be put on test on public highway in German state of Hesse.
Hyundai used the special event in Seoul to unveil preproduction prototype of next generation hydrogen fuel cell electric SUV, which will be officially launched next year.
Such was outcome of a study, conducted by the National RenewableEnergy Laboratory (NREL) between Avgust 2015 and December 2016 on the buses of californian public transport operator Foothill Transit.
Hyundai is following an example set by german car manufacturers and also offers a subsidies from 2.500 up to 10.000 euro to drivers, who will trade in their old diesel cars for new Hyundai vehicle.
Toyota Motor Corporation together with partners will form a consortium Automotive Edge Computin Consortium, which will develop an ecosystem for connected cars to support future services, such as intelligent driving, maps with real-time data and driving assistance based on cloud computing.
Tesla Model X can also tow a glider airplane as shown in an amateur video, taken by the german airplane enthusiats Jonas Schwengler from the backseat of the car.
Infiniti is revisiting past on this year’s edition of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance with a very exciting concept vehicle. It combines a look of retro racer and electric powertrain of most modern Nissan Leaf.