Nearly half of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show was made up of products related, in one way or another, to the automobile, including the strange and quirky.
The Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR was inspired by the film Avatar, its director James Cameron helping introduce the electric show car. Fully electric and autonomous – it doesn’t even have a steering wheel. It showcased some intriguing technology, including a control system that bionically links to the driver.
The Hyundai S-A1 isn’t your typical automotive concept vehicle. It’s a mock-up of a flying taxi, part of a new partnership between the Korean carmaker and Uber. If all goes according to plan, the ride-sharing giant wants to kick off its new flying taxi service, Uber Elevate, in three cities in 2023.
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