Yvonne Carts-Powell

Twofer: Cars of the Future

In Batteries, technology on October 1, 2012 at 8:56 am

What (if anything) will you be driving in the future? Josh Dean, Seth Fletcher, Seth Porges and Lawrence Ulrich at Popular Science gather a bouquet of potential changes including:
Incorporate the driver’s phone to make the car smarter, and get your car talking to other cars on the road. Meanwhile make cars lighter using carbon fibers, downsize the gas guzzling combustion engine, and up the ultracaps. Take a look: Drivers of Progress.

Also from Popsci, car designer Chris Bangle talks about some “what if” scenarios in a world where people ride in cars but don’t drive them. I think he’s way off on some topics, but it’s interesting reading. Read more about it at Invisibility, No Brake Lights, Ads Everywhere: The Future Of Self-Driving Cars.

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