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Concept Car: Chrysler Nassau
Watch this PodTech video showing the Chrysler Nassau concept car. The Chrysler Nassau is a 4-passenger luxury model based on a 2007 Chrysler 300C sedan chassis with coupe-like styling on the 4-door prototype.
Designing Future Cars
As part of the Annual Design Internship Program sponsored by General Motors, 21 students from around the world competed to design and engineer the best hydrogen-powered car for the year 2020. Video courtesy of Medialink.
Designing the GM Car of the Future
Watch this video about General Motors car designs on HowStuffWorks. Every year General Motors invites top college students to intern in its Design Center, where behind tight security, the automaker develops its future models. This year, with reality serie
Future Car: Aero X
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," check out the Saab Aero-X concept car and its unique canopy design.
Future Car: Air Car
Science fiction novelist Jules Verne predicted that one day cars would run on air. Inventor Guy Negre just so happens to share his birthday and guess what he's invented. Watch the air car in action on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Automatrix
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the automatrix, a digital interface designed to keep driving safe as well as in the hands of the computers.
Future Car: Automatrix Online
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the Automatrix, a computer system in your car which can allow drivers to share music with other cars on the road, warn cars about road hazards or even let the computer drive for you.
Future Car: Automatrix Radio Frequency Testing
The automatrix hopes to connect all cars into a network where information can be exchanged between drivers and enhance safety features. Watch as we test the radio frequency needed to make the automatrix work On Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Bio Design Master Luigi Colani
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," meet car designer Luigi Colani who has railed against conformity of standard car design for decades.
Future Car: Bio Diesel
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the possibilities of fueling your car with bio diesel fuel, which is essentially vegetable oil.
Future Car: Bio Diesel Sports Car
Designed and made by students at West Philadelphia High School, get a sneak peek at a sleek sports car that runs on bio fuel on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Buckeye Bullet
Ohio State's Buckeye Bullet holds the electric land speed record at 325 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Learn more about this car on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Caparo T1
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the Caparo T1, a lightning fast accelerating and decelerating car.
Future Car: Colani Speed Cars
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," designer Luigi Colani takes you inside his studio where cars are taken to the peek of speed and aerodynamics.
Future Car: Digital Driving
By the year 2030, computers and cars will have more than 3000 times the processing power they have today. Learn what the future holds for the automotive industry on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Drive by Wire
As the electronic brains inside cars become smarter, the traditional mechanical mechanisms in cars will give way to digital technologies. On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," see new technology that will mix the digital world with the automotive world.
Future Car: Electric Cars
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," get a look at the Tesla Roadster, an electric car that runs on a lithium ion battery.
Future Car: Formula Zero
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," meet the Formula Zero team who is developing the motorsport of the future where the cars will be clean, fast and run on hydrogen.
Future Car: Future Car Safety Features
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn how safety features in cars will improve drastically in the future with new technology such as computer aided collision avoidance systems.
Future Car: Future of Aerodynamic Testing
In the future, all aerodynamic testing on cars may be done completely by computer. Learn more about this new computer technology on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Future of Alternative Fuel
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the future of alternative fuel as we take a look at the latest developments in solar, bio fuel, hydrogen and even air fueled cars.
Future Car: Gasoline Inefficiency and Alternative Fuels
Most people don't realize just how much energy is lost when traditional gasoline is used. With corn made ethanol fuel, the oil sheiks of tomorrow just might be the farmers of today. Learn more on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Hybrid Basics
The reason less gas is used in a hybrid vehicle is because the engine doesn't always have to ask for it. When the car is stopped the engine shuts off and the car runs on a battery. Learn more about how hybrid cars work on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Hydrogen Cars
Hydrogen will be the fuel of the future and will bridge the gap between renewable energy sources and transportation. Learn more about hydrogen fuel on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Hydrogen Pumps
The Norwegians are way ahead of the game when it comes to hydrogen fuel. Norsk Hydro, a company based in Norway, already is setting up hydrogen stations for their incredible new hydrogen cars. Learn more on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Hydrogen Tanks
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the advantages and disadvantages of hydrogen powered cars. Also, learn about Hydro, a company in Norway that is able to produce hydrogen inexpensively by getting it from water.
Future Car: Moller Flying Car
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about Moller International's Skycar, a concept car that could finally realize the dream of flying cars.
Future Car: Nanotechnology and Cars
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn how nanotechnology will shake everything up in the future including your car.
Future Car: Nido
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," get a sneak peek at Nido, Pininfarina's latest venture into the future of safe, shock resistant vehicles.
Future Car: Radical 2030 Car Designs
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," get a glimpse into the possible bizarre future of car design.
Future Car: Recycled Fuels
Learn how old car parts are being recycled into fuel on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Reinventing the Truck
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," Luigi Colani shows off his superior big rig design that will finally make the blocky transports sleek and aerodynamic.
Future Car: Robot Cars
Thanks to automatrix, cars will become a moving intelligent machine. Learn more about automatrix on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Robot Drivers
In the future, we will hand the wheel over to the car itself. Learn how this technology works on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Safety Sensors
The cars of the future are expected to be equipped with safety sensors that make driving even safer. Learn more about this technology on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Senso
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," get a look at the Senso, a digital concept car with high tech safety features such as an on board computer that can sense the driver's state of mind and driving habits.
Future Car: Skateboard Drive By Wire Technology
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the drive-by-wire technology on the skateboard concept car. With this technology, drivers will be able to download the latest updates to their car.
Future Car: Skateboard The Chassis
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the engine-less skateboard concept car that runs on a hydrogen fuel cell. In addition, the chassis on the unique skateboard will enable drivers to change the body of their car anytime.
Future Car: Solar Cars
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the latest technology surrounding solar powered cars and the commercial possibilities of this technology.
Future Car: Syd Mead
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," meet Syd Mead, the influential designer who is responsible for designing the futuristic vehicles in feature films such as "Blade Runner" and "Tron."
Future Car: The 2030 Seven
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," meet the 2030 Seven team. Hired by General Motors, this team of car designers was brought together to create the dream car for Generation "I," the generation born after the Internet.
Future Car: The Automatrix and Traffic Congestion
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn how automatrix technology could end traffic congestion.
Future Car: The Car Brain
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn how nanotechnology, artificial intelligence and micro-sensor technology could transform cars so that they will think, act and even drive for us in the future.
Future Car: The Carver
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the car and motorcycle hybrid concept car called the Carver. Because of its sleek design, the developers hope the Carver will one day help minimize road congestion.
Future Car: The Future of Luxury
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," get a look at the future of luxury cars from automaker Venturi.
Future Car: The NARO
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the NARO car. A car with some motorcycle characteristics that is slim and narrow to make it easier to maneuver in urban settings.
Future Car: The Tweel
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," get a glimpse of the future of tires with the tweel. The tweel has the same functionality as regular tires, but none of the weaknesses such as potential flats or blowouts.
Future Car: The ULTra
The ULTra (Urban Light Transport) is a personal automated taxi that could change the way people get around. Learn how it works on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: The ZaZen
The ZaZen concept combines elegance with eastern philosophy for an innovative car experience. Learn more about the ZaZen on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: TZero
The tzero is an electric concept car which achieves peak torque immediately, unlike internal combustion engines that need rev time. Learn more about this concept car from AC Propulsion on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Future Car: Virtual Haptics
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the eventual possibility of virtual integrated driving with new haptics technology.
Future Car: Virtualizing Cars
On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the development of virtual reality driving and how this future technology will one day make all test simulations entirely computerized.
Home of the Future
Watch this video about the Philips HomeLab on HowStuffWorks. The Philips HomeLab is where futuristic concepts are being tested to find out what people want in their homes of the future. Learn how the HomeLab works in this news video from Medialink.
The NASCAR Car of Tomorrow
Watch this video about the NASCAR car of tomorrow. NASCAR has researched and developed a new car that is bigger, better, and safer than previous NASCAR cars. See how the NASCAR car of tomorrow works in this video from Medialink.