Set to debut at CES Las Vegas, the Rinspeed Oasis features wheels that can be turned on their own axis,letting it crab-walk sideways into parking spots.
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The Rinspeed Σtos concept car is coming to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this January. It is stuffed full of extraordinary technology, most of which you never knew you needed.
Originally posted on EVObsession ATMs were once considered a revolution in convenience, able to dispense money without a human bank teller being there. But nowadays, needing to find an ATM to get some money out of the bank can be a real hastle. That’s why Poland’s IdeaBank turned four BMW i3 electric cars into mobile […]
If there’s one name to look forward to when it comes to far-out concept cars, it’s Rinspeed. The Switzerland-based coachbuilder has been on an EV kick as-of late, turning the Tesla Model S into a self-driving lounge, and now it’s turned its attention to the BMW i3. If you’ve ever wanted an autonomous car with […]
Few concept cars have been more futuristic than those built by Switzerland’s Rinspeed, and the electric autonomous Budii concept isn’t any different.
Elon Musk was quoted as saying Tesla would have semi-autonomous cars in three years time, and fully autonomous cars in five or six years.
The 2014 Scion Tc was redesigned, that’s not why it’s here. This sporty coupe is one of the most important new car launches, because millenials will buy it.
Meet the XchangE, an autonomous Tesla Model S built by the visionaries at Rinspeed that predicts a future where people who buy $80K sedans live in them.
I’m really starting to worry about Frank Rinderknecht. My encounters with Frank in South Florida centered, primarily, around the Rinspeed Yello Talbo and Mono Ego concepts from the late 90s, but we crossed paths a few times, again, while I was at RENNtech and he wanted to revive the old James Bond Lotus concept with […]
Frank “Rinspeed” Rinderknecht has had some cool ideas over the years. This latest idea of his is called the microMAX, and it is exactly the kind of thing you would expect an aging, out-of-touch grandfather who was cool 30 years ago to be utterly convinced his grandkids will think is awesome. Billed as “the future […]
This is Rinspeed’s latest concept car – a small, stand-up cube with plenty of room to move around, carry your things, and (let’s face it) have dirrty sex in. Rinspeed CEO, Frank M. Rinderknecht, believes it’s the future of cars. Is Frank right? Ignore the car, for a moment (Chris did a solid review of […]
Electric vehicles allow car designers a lot more freedom when it comes to far-out concepts. Switzerland’s Rinspeed is no stranger to weird and wacky car designs, and their latest concept is the most bizzare yet. The Rinspeed “MicroMax” EV will debut at the Geneva Auto Show in 2013, and its unique design will make the most use of the limited on-board space.
Swiss manufacturer Rinspeed has a prototype all ready to go at the Geneva Motor Show next year – the Smart Dock+Go. The firm’s CEO Frank Rinderknecht usually shows up with some kind of new concept, and this year’s offering is a way to make a little city commuter even more practical. More Room, More Range […]
Friday is here, and we’re all just a few hours away from the weekend. Huzzah! Until then though, here’s a few green news stories to get you through the next eight hours. Some of today’s highlights include a Smart EV range-extending trailer, GM to use more carbon fiber and composite materials, and Aptera’s founder to […]
Bamboo is one of those surprisingly strong and versatile materials that often goes overlooked. It is so strong that in China, they even use it for construction scaffolding. So why not build a car from bamboo? Well, someone did.
Think a Ferrari is fast? Watch one get schooled below. Electric cars are no joke. Yes, it’s true that many EVs are small, ungainly-looking oddities, but the other end of the spectrum—the realm of high-performance supercars—might surprise you. [social_buttons] After re-discovering a 1972 electric datsun that can accelerate from 0-60 in 3 seconds, we decided that […]
[social_buttons] Swiss auto-maker Rinspeed has revealed a revolutionary electric car, that morphs its body shape depending on the number of passengers onboard (see gallery below). The Rinspeed iChange is the brain-child of prolific Swiss designer Frank Rinderknecht, also responsible for the sQuba ‘fully submersible’ EV (video). The car, showcased at this week’s Geneva 2009 Motor […]