While many people are finally getting to drive their new Chevrolet Bolt EVs, GM is already working on technology to keep them from doing it. As this video shows, GM is hard at work on autonomous driving, putting particular focus on the variety of traffic conditions on nighttime city streets. GM says the technician in the driver’s seat of this video did not have step in at all, and was purely along for the ride. Take a look.
Another debut from Auto Shanghai 2017, GM unveiled the FNR-X all-purpose sports concept vehicle. This is the second concept developed by GM’s Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center joint venture. The idea calls for a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle all-terrain Advanced Driver Assist System.
We all know that aerodynamics is important in a car’s design, and in order to make the most of them in upcoming vehicles, Honda is investing $124 Million on an advanced wind tunnel facility at their Transportation Research Center in Ohio. They say the tunnel will be able to produce Wind speeds of up to 192 mph. Groundbreaking is scheduled for late this summer.