5 Comments
Hyundai Employees Demonstrate Concepts At R&D IDEA Festival Photo:
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_01 Photo: tmr
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_07 Photo: tmr
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_08 Photo: tmr
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_10 Photo: tmr
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_02 Photo: tmr
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_06 Photo: tmr
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_05 Photo: tmr
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_09 Photo: tmr
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_03 Photo: tmr
2014_hyundai_kia_r_and_d_idea_festival_04 Photo: tmr
 
 
Trevor Collett | Oct, 22 2014 | 5 Comments

Hyundai employees have had another chance to show us what the car of the future might look like, through a host of concepts unveiled in Korea.

As part of the annual ‘R&D IDEA’ Festival, employees from Hyundai and sister company Kia are given a chance to design and build something more from the imagination than a design brief.

This year’s theme was “making a better future”, and it produced everything from a rolling step ladder to a ride-on carpet sweeping and ‘pea pod’ cars.

Ten concepts were on display at the Festival, which was held at Hyundai’s Namyang Technology Research Centre.

Four of those concepts were declared winners, including the Carry U electric scooter / luggage ‘system’, designed to travel short distances in tight spaces.

The Golden Time Rescue concept was also commended, as a go-anywhere rescue vehicle with flexible, airless wheels and tyres.

Length And Width is arguably inspired by Transformers, with the ability to vary its stance as it manoeuvres through narrow spaces while the Hyundai Car-Meleon is another transforming concept that can be a sedan, truck or an SUV - thanks in part to its ‘cloth-wrap’ exterior.

2014 was the Festival’s fifth year, and led to 60 patent applications.

MORE News & Reviews: Hyundai | Kia | Concept

 
TMR Comments
5 Comments

Finance Calculator

Repayment is : $

Latest Comments
 
The size of your tyre is located on the sidewall of your tyre.
It will be similar to the sample below.