Ford Evos Concept Car

Posted on Aug 31 2011 - 9:17am by gchoe

Ford Evos Gullwing Doors

The latest Ford concept car, the Evos has a full four gullwing doors and a lithium-ion based hybrid system.  Even though the doors are wacky to look at, the most unique feature is the Evos' cloud connectivity.  The Evos works really hard to personalize just about everything for each individual driver.  Some items the Ford Evos will do include;

  • It could automatically play the same music or news program that was just streaming at home, or heat or cool the interior to an ideal temperature before the driver gets in without having to be requested by predicting departure time based on his calendar. Wirelessly communicating with devices in the home, it could close the garage door and switch off the lights automatically as it pulls away.
  • Learning driver habits and capabilities, the technology can overlay map and weather data sourced from the cloud to adjust powertrain, steering, suspension and braking systems for optimum enjoyment, comfort and safety.
  • In dynamic driving situations, the vehicle may simplify the appearance of the instrument panel to display only necessary gauge information and switch the driver’s connected smartphone to “Do Not Disturb” mode to help keep the focus of attention on the road.
  • The cloud-optimised powertrain would automatically “know” when to save energy and switch modes, using information about the vehicle’s predicted travel route, any emission zone restrictions during the journey and current weather conditions.
  • The Ford Evos Concept is also equipped with advanced air quality sensors and filtration systems to help allergy sufferers. Location aware, it can access air quality data from the cloud and proactively suggest a healthier route to the destination.

More pictures and video after the break.

Ford Evos Front Ford Evos Rear

Ford Evos Side Ford Evos Gullwing Doors

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