World Monitor Magazine April 2017 - Page 100

trend locator The Faraday Future FF 91 The Faraday Future FF 91 features a comprehensive driving system, with more than 30 cameras in place to support safe, self-driving capabilities. Its 200kW DC charging system is said to provide up to 500 miles of driving per hour of charge, and the vehicle also benefits from Faraday Future’s FFID technology, which will help the car learn from individual drivers. Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e If you want to get an all-electric car, the latest concept vehicle from UK-based Bentley Motors would likely be at the top of your list. The EXP 12 Speed 6e convertible looks like it came out of a old-fashioned James Bond movie. The car made its debut today as part of the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show. The exterior of the EXP 12 Speed 6 looks very much like the sleek convertible you might expect from Bentley. However, 96 world monitor The Toyota i-TRIL Concept car The Toyota i-TRIL Concept car is a three-seater (one in the front and two in the back), and is just 2,830 mm long and 1,460 mm high. The car uses the company’s Active Lean technology so that in turns, the car’s body and front tires lean over in corners while the rear tires stay flat. The car has butterfly-opening doors that are supposed to offer quick entry and take up no more room than cars with conventional opening doors. The range of the all-electric car is supposed to handle 185 miles or so on one single charge, which should be more than enough for most single mother families for their day-to-day needs. it also serves as a way to help it move to its all-electric future. The twin bonnet scoops outside also serve as heat sinks for both the car’s batteries and its drive train, with no need to use any other cooling tech. Inside, the car’s central tunnel is made from one solid piece of glass, which also houses its OLED dashboard display. Also, the car’s wing mirrors ditch reflective glass and instead use cameras that send their images over to the main dashboard. Of course, the big deal about the Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e is that it is all electric. The car company claim s the convertible can go from London to Paris or Milan to Monaco on a single charge. That means it can go about 200 miles or so, give or take a few. The car is also supposed to support inductive charging technology, which means none of those pesky cables should be needed to keep its batteries charged.