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How the Ford Evos Concept Works

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The Ford Evos concept car was officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011.
The Ford Evos concept car was officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011.
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What if your car knew what you were thinking and feeling? And what if it remembered the way you like to drive, what music you prefer, even when you wake up to go to work?

And what if it was synchronized with your online calendars and social media networks -- so that it could help you keep on time for appointments and recommend destinations that you might like, based on who your friends are?

You might say all those features are either really cool, or incredibly creepy, depending on your attitude about such things.

Either way, all this high-tech, artificial intuition comes as part and parcel of the Ford Evos concept car. Officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011, Evos represents a radical strategic leap for Ford.

For one thing, the swoopy, aggressive lines and avant-garde styling cues on the Evos won't die when the crusher squeezes the life out of the last prototype. Unlike many futuristic concept cars of the past, Ford says the general look of the Evos -- though not the actual car -- definitely reflects the shape of things to come throughout the automaker's future product line-up.

Indeed, the Evos, a plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid, is a sight to behold. In this article, we'll take a look at the things that make Ford's new pony so unique, both on the outside and the inside.

To read about the design of the Ford Evos, click to the next page.


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