IMx Theater: Nissan IMx Concept Offers an Advance Screening of Future of Mobility Possibilities

Nissan has been pretty vocal about its forays into the uncharted future of motoring, bundling most of its emerging EV, safety, autonomy, and tech developments under the header of “Nissan Intelligent Mobility.” To date, bits and pieces of these technologies have found their way into test prototypes and to, a lesser extent, production vehicles. Now, […]

Ride in Fine Comfort: Toyota Fuel-Cell Concept Has 600-Plus Miles of Range

The luxury sedan of the future will be hydrogen powered and look something like a fish—at least according to Toyota. The company’s latest concept car for the Tokyo auto show is called the Fine-Comfort Ride and is meant to preview a premium sedan that is at once environmentally friendly and spacious, with plush seating for six. Toyota also claims […]

Future Coopers: Clemson University’s Rear-Wheel-Drive Mini Concept

Mini could build a rear-engined, rear-wheel-drive Cooper on a revolutionary platform, if Munich executives would just greenlight this grad-student concept. Sixteen young engineers at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (ICAR) have created Deep Orange 7—the program’s seventh concept car—one that imagines the Mini Cooper in 2025. Visually, the Deep Orange 7 is […]

Borgward Isabella Concept Aims to Revive a Reputation for Beauty

The return of Borgward had been rumored for years; today, with 70,000 units ordered, the former German brand is surprisingly well established on the China market, where Beiqi Foton Motor acquired rights to the name in 2014. Now the company is preparing for its next step: conquering Europe. The initial push will happen with the […]

Borgward Isabella Concept Aims to Revive a Reputation for Beauty

The return of Borgward had been rumored for years; today, with 70,000 units ordered, the former German brand is surprisingly well established on the China market, where Beiqi Foton Motor acquired rights to the name in 2014. Now the company is preparing for its next step: conquering Europe. The initial push will happen with the […]

Driving It Home: Renault Symbioz Concept is a Modular Living Room

Can’t we all just get along? Not humans, that’ll seemingly never happen—but how about our stuff? Maybe in the future, all of our personally owned items will cooperate with us and with one another. Renault is continuing the expanding internet-of-things conversation at the Frankfurt auto show with its Symbioz concept, an autonomous and all-electric connected sedan […]

E, ’lectrified: Jaguar Classic Makes a 1968 E-type Roadster into an EV

Jaguar built more than 72,000 E-types between 1961 and 1974, so if one falls prey to mad scientists converting it into an electric lab rat, we may cringe but ultimately move on. It should be criminal to molest an E-type—the only sports car Enzo Ferrari coveted more than his own and a permanent fixture in […]

It’s a Future Type of Thing: Jaguar Concept Previews Driving in 2040

As cars gain autonomous-driving capability and ride sharing becomes the new normal, it seems that those of us who enjoy driving and owning our very own cars will be left out in the cold. Or will we? Looking out to the year 2040, Jaguar’s Future-Type concept previews a car that can go about its duties […]