Kia Motors America has incorporated a virtual reality experience into its marketing efforts for their new Kia Stinger sports car. Visitors to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, which runs from January 13-28, will be among the first to experience what the company is referring to as a “four-dimension virtual reality test drive” of the new vehicle. The company says the 360-degree test drive experience immerses drivers in real-world environments, while also adding haptic feedback. The result is that one can “feel the speed, agility, responsiveness and handling” of the vehicle, while virtually driving in California’s Big Sur, through the South of
SoundHound Inc., a developer of AI and conversational intelligence technologies, this week introduced a range of integrations empowered by their Houndify Voice AI platform. Demonstrations of some of those integrations will occur at this week’s CES in Las Vegas. The integrations run a very wide range of IoT categories, including automotive, connected speakers, robotics, appliances, augmented reality experiences, smart home, and wearables, from companies including Hyundai, HUMAX, Mayfield Robotics, AvatarMind Robots, PhotoSpring and Onkyo. “Conversational voice interfaces represent the next shift in how we interact with the devices around us and the user behavior of speaking to things will quickly become an integral part of
Revealed to a group of select media by Hyundai Motor America at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, their “Vision G” Concept Coupe is another glimpse into the future of motoring by the car maker. Hyundai names it a look into its family of future premium products that promise luxury, performance and style while comprehending the core value of Hyundai as a company. “The concept was designed with coordinated input from Hyundai design studios around the world, but was led by our team here in the U.S.,” said Peter Schreyer, Hyundai’s president and chief design officer. “The design is our interpretation of the idea
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid was named a 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Car Under $25,000 by Kelley Blue Book, proving the worth of the Korean’s luxury sedan.
The Grand i10 competes in the subcompact hatch segment with class-leading comfort and amenities, which can justify its price relative to cars in its league. With its size and maneuverability, it should be easy to weave through traffic, and parking should be a breeze.
Hyundai’s much awaited fuel cell car, the internationally known 2015 Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell or the North American Tuscon Fuel Cell. This car is Hyundai’s latest FCEV vehicle that is actually coming to market and will be available around the world fairly shortly as it is a 2015 model year vehicle, meaning we’ll see it on the road later this year. What’s such a big deal about Hyundai’s FCEV is that it is a fuel cell powered electric vehicle that can do hundreds of miles on a single ‘tank’. Instead of being powered by batteries and large battery packs, the ix35 Fuel Cell is basically powered