German brand Mercedes Benz showcased a solar-cell-powered electric car at Miami Art Week 2021 which the brand designed in collaboration with the late fashion designer Virgil Abloh.
The Spectre features a front grill that glows in the dark and can be controlled by a digital dashboard called Spirit. An app called Whispers also makes it possible for owners to interact with it remotely.
Powered by solar and electric energy, the Aptera car has 180 solar cells integrated into its body that allow it to be charged using solar energy from the sun. On a full charge, which can also be done using a cord a charging station, it can have a range of up to 1,000 miles.
Electric carmaker Polestar designed the Polestar 02 with the aim of combining the attributes of a sports car with the brand's sustainability values.
The X-Factor nature of Project Maybach results not only from its breathtaking size – almost six meters long – and characteristics, but above all from its unique contrasts; most notably through how naturally authentic Mercedes-Maybach design elements are harmoniously combined with a new Outdoor Adventure design motif.
German brand BMW's i Vision Circular concept car was made from recycled and recyclable materials and has detachable connections so its parts can be separated and reused. Instead of using paint, the brand coated and tempered the car's exterior in shimmering shades of copper and blue. Inside the car, upholstery and carpet were made from old BMW seat covers.
It was created for built-up areas where ride-hailing is the most popular mode of travel and has a large, touchscreen digital dashboard that can be used to control navigation, bluetooth phone connection and temperature settings.
The car was designed as a multifunction room with car seats that face each other and are rotatable. It can also be used as a bedroom as the seats fully recline to create a double bed.
The Afeela EV is an electric sedan prototype created by electronics brand Sony and car manufacturer Honda. It uses 45 different sensors and cameras to all it to drive autonomously.