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10 Future Vehicles | Technology We Wish Was Around Today

September 7, 2019


– [Narrator] Number ten, when you hear the term electric car, do you picture one like this? If not, then it’s time to
start thinking outside the box. The Trezor was revealed at
the 2016 Paris Motor Show. This work of art is composed
of a carbon weave bodywork that resembles snakeskin. The contrasting red windows and
interior add to an aesthetic that lets you know there’s more to this than a typical sports car. There are no conventional doors, instead one has to raise the roof to access the two-seat cabin. The dashboard itself is
a curved OLED display with most of the vehicles
functions maintained via touchscreens on the steering wheel. The placement of the two batteries, one in the front and one in the back, helps with weight distribution. The motor puts out 350 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of
torque to take the Trezor from zero to 62 miles per
hour in under four seconds. Renault has said this vehicle
will remain a concept only. The good news is that
they plan to include some of the design elements
and future vehicles. One can hope that it still
looks this good when they do so. Number nine, powering up while you’re parked is the defacto method for charging electric cars. The downside is the
charging stations take time and sometimes aren’t free to use, but what if you could charge
your car while driving. Qualcomm’s Halo conceptualizes what the future of
wireless charging may be. The technology is embedded in roadways and parking spots, making
it possible to power up without a cable. It uses a high-powered,
resonant, magnetic, inductive energy transfer. The energy is delivered over an air gap to two pads located under the vehicle, but unlike other inductive chargers, the units don’t need to be touching or even close to one another. In fact, the charging
unit’s multi-coil design will even charge the vehicle
if the pads are misaligned. Qualcomm anticipates
wireless electric charging to become standard on
most production vehicles in the next two to three years. Considering I won’t have to stop for gas, I should start planning my next road trip. (light electronic music) Number eight, this
energy-efficient electric vehicle is called, Zbee, but
unlike the Honey Zbee, it doesn’t make a buzzing noise. Yeah, that was the corniest
joke you’ll hear, ever. This entry by Swedish
company, Clean Motion first saw the light in 2010. It’s made strictly for short
distance transportation, is weather protected and can carry up to two passengers with luggage. The total weight of 600
pounds makes for a vehicle that is nimble and agile in traffic while the small size allows
for a total of up to three in a single parking space. The electric motor can go
up to 28 miles per hour. The battery can recharge in 20 minutes using the included rapid charger. It’s estimated use is
about four kilowatt hours of electricity for 62 miles with a total range of about 31 miles. This translates to about
seven percent of the energy that a normal gas-powered car would use. In my opinion, the Zbee is
one of many small pieces of the eco-friendly
solution the world needs. Number seven, the taxi
service industry has been in a not-so-subtle revolution
since its beginnings with the horse and buggy. so it was only a matter of
time before it left the ground to pursue loftier goals. A German company named Lilium has developed the world’s
first electric jet that employs a vertical
takeoff and landing. They call it, drumroll
please, the Lilium Jet. The jet consists of a rigid winged body with 12 flaps carrying three
electric jet engines each. Depending on the flight mode,
the flaps tilt to allow thrust while the necessary lift
is provided by the wings. The expected range is 186 miles with the top speed of 186 miles per hour. Lilium hopes to use its Jets
to provide faster access when traveling within the city by employing a network of landing pads in central places for passenger transfer. For now, you’ll have to keep hailing a cab as the company doesn’t expect to go fully operational until 2025. Hey everyone, be sure to like,
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videos from Minds Eye Design. Number six, the word
Shaddai actually translates to the omnipotent. Considering the designers main
concept was extreme power, it seems that the name fits perfectly. This 492 foot long
behemoth has been called the most outrageous yacht in the world and it hasn’t even been built yet. Unfortunately, no details
are really known at this time as the layout will be dependent
on the needs of the buyer, but what we do know is that
the lower deck will be composed of a 2,700 square foot beach club, complete with a pool and an aquarium. There’s also a starboard terrace
that opens out of the side. Above that is the aft main
deck with an infinity pool that has a waterfall feeding
the pool and the deck below. The master cabin is elevated
125 feet above the water. It has its own terrace
with a bar, dining area and an infinity pool. Although it won’t be the
largest or the most expensive at an estimated 250 million, it will offer the most unique
view of the ocean available. Number five, if you ever wondered
how cities like New York, Chicago and LA we’re going to
handle their traffic problems in the future, it’s a safe
assumption it would be like this. The Dahir Insaat corporation has designed this futuristic concept of mass public transport
in urban settings. It’s called the Gyro Monorail and it is exactly what it looks like. A self-balancing, dome-shaped
cabin on two wheels. It would still have the option
of extra wheels if needed as well as being height adjustable. Crowded streets wouldn’t
be an issue either as the monorail would
run on lane separators that would work like tracks for a train. As you can see from the video,
the uses could easily apply to more than just public
transportation with emergency and medical personnel benefiting as well. Although it’s still just a concept and might never see production, it’s definitely one of
the more clever approaches to the traffic congestion facing some of the world’s bigger cities. Number four, Uniti Sweden recently paired with industrial giant Siemens to develop its first electric car. It was designed specifically for the city with high performance and agility in mind. The company claims to
have the world’s largest and most advanced
interactive heads-up display in the windshield. In addition, the designers digitized almost all the interaction points to make the car as intuitive as possible. In keeping with the
idea of sustainability, the body is made from a
recyclable carbon fiber with an interior created
from organic deposits. The car itself will be available in a two, four or five seat model. The electric motor provides a top speed of up to 81 miles per hour. The auxiliary battery can be
charged in about 10 minutes for a quick 20-mile trip with a main battery
that can provide a range of up to 186 miles. Uniti plans a delivery date
of 2019 with prices ranging from 18,500 to 24,800 dollars. Number three, every time I
see a car like this I think, it’s a sports car and it’s electric, why did I buy a Prius? But you don’t want to hear that story. Instead, we’re gonna talk
about the Quantino 48Volt. This car runs on what
is basically saltwater, but let me clarify, it’s
still an all-electric car. The liquid is actually called bi-ion. It’s put into a tank like
a conventional gasoline and the car processes it
to power the batteries. The motor itself puts out a 108 horsepower and 147 pound-feet of
torque with a top speed of 122 miles per hour. The car average is about
28 miles per gallon. The tank will hold roughly 50 gallons so you’re looking at a total
distance of about 1,400 miles. The manufacturers are guaranteeing at least 50,000 operating
hours from the technology, that equates to a theoretical distance of about 1.55 million miles. Yeah, a sports car,
all-electric, billions of miles. Did I mention I bought a Prius? Number two, I’m sure there’s
not one of us out there who haven’t day dreamed of being able to make ourselves invisible. Apparently, a defense
firm in Poland has made that dream a reality
with their newest weapon, the PL-01 Stealth Tank. The tank was designed
by a company named Obrum who develop and manufacture weapon systems for the Polish Armed Forces and though it’s referred to as invisible, it can’t actually disappear from sight. The term is used loosely
because of its ability to mask itself from infrared
and radar detection. The stealth technology comes from special temperature-controlled, hexagon-shaped wafers that cover the tank. They allow it to blend in
with the infrared signature of the surroundings and
can even be manipulated to make the tank look like a
smaller vehicle such as a car. The engine exhaust is cooled to lower the infrared signature. The whole thing is also
covered with a special material that absorbs radio waves. Mass production is
expected sometime in 2018. So what’s your favorite gonna be? The yacht, the jet, the
tank or one of the cars. Let us know in the comments
which one you’d like sitting in front of your house. (light electronic music) Number one, The Mill, a
digital effects company in London has created the world’s first, fully adjustable car rig
that can alter its chassis and match the look of any car. The car is called the Blackbird. It took two years to build and was created in the same hangar as the SR-71 blackbird. It can be lengthened by up to four feet, widen by up to 10 inches and the wheels and suspension can be changed to match the car it’s mimicking, plus the electric motor can be programmed to emulate different
driving characteristics. It’s then outfitted with 360
degree cameras that allow it to be filmed while
impersonating a specific car. CGI is then used to provide an overlay to turn it into that vehicle. The original reason for
creating the car was so advertisers could
shoot a car commercial without having to worry
about securing the real thing on location or the threat of
damage to an exotic vehicle. If you’re wondering how
possible this actually is, go check out the Mills gallery of ad shots for major car makers that show just how
realistic the Blackbird is. (light electronic music) – Hey guys, this is Kathy. I hop you guys enjoyed this video. Tell us in the comments
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