The Renault Austral has an impressive interior with multiple screens, including a 12.3-inch display in front of the driver and a 12-inch touchscreen. The infotainment system, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, is sleek and responsive, featuring Google software for navigation. The car also offers a high-quality sound system with options for eight or twelve speakers. Overall, the Austral's interior design and technology are a standout in its class.
FutureCar Staff Sep 04, 2023 11:24 PM PT
Skoda has given a sneak peek of the interior of the upcoming second-generation Skoda Kodiaq SUV. The new model will feature physical climate control dials, sustainable materials, and a 13-inch touchscreen with smart dials. It will also have a larger boot and the option for seven seats. The Kodiaq will be available with plug-in hybrid and mild-hybrid powertrains. The design will be evolutionary, with familiar elements updated to match Skoda's latest design language.
FutureCar Staff Aug 31, 2023 4:45 PM PT
The auto industry was abuzz last week after reports that electric automaker Tesla will use a new type of “Blade Battery” for its rumored “Model 2”, a compact and affordable EV that will reportedly cost under $25,000 and offer a range of around 250 miles. The new Blade Battery was developed by FinDreams Battery, an independent subsidiary of Chinese automaker BYD, which is also a major supplier of EV batteries to other automakers.
Eric WalzSep 15, 2021 12:00 PM PT
At the fourth annual Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2021) conference this week, Tesla’s senior director of AI, Andrej Karpathy, shared details the company’s latest supercomputer that will be used to train deep neural networks (DNN) for Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving (FSD) autonomous driving features.
Eric WalzJul 29, 2021 11:00 AM PT
Tesla's new battery technology has generated a lot of excitement in the EV industry. Here’s what you need to know.
Manish KharintaJan 09, 2021 3:05 AM PT
As VW shifts its focus to fully-electric models, the German automaker has build an entirely new modular platform to underpin its future vehicles. The new MEB platform represents an entirely new way of building cars at Volkswagen.
Eric WalzNov 24, 2018 12:41 PM PT
Mercedes Benz was among the many automakers at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. Mercedes showed off its entire lineup, including the GLC F-Cell compact SUV. The GLC F-Cell is the world’s first electric vehicle with both fuel-cell and battery powertrain.
Eric WalzJan 06, 2018 3:10 PM PT
Elon Musk recently announced plans to expand the application of Tesla’s proprietary technologies to other markets, specifically one that will experience full disruption in the next decade through mature autonomous driving platforms: trucking.
Michael ChengJun 16, 2017 6:05 PM PT