Las Vegas, Jan 10 : As part of its Open Innovation plan, Hyundai on Thursday unveiled the design, concept and prototype of the Hyundai ‘Elevate’ Walking Car.
Taking part in the CES 2019, the company said this innovative concept will redefine the common perception of vehicular mobility with its ability to traverse previously inaccessible terrain using its four, highly dexterous moveable legs.
Hyundai also presented its future roadmap for expanding its competitiveness in AI technology through the establishment of dedicated research centers and partnerships with companies worldwide.
“With our technological advancements, Hyundai will be a dedicated automaker of a future mobility lifestyle that is customisable for each individual customer,” said Albert Biermann, President and Head of Research & Development Division of Hyundai Motor Group. “The concept ‘Design Your Own World’ is Hyundai’s answer to how we should empower customers to curate their desired vehicle environment.”
Hyundai believes that personalised vehicles are not a luxury but a necessity for customer lifestyles in the age of autonomous driving technology. The ‘Style Set Free’ concept begins from this belief, aiming to personalise the vehicle space for every customer. This concept allows customers the freedom to select initial software as well as hardware of their vehicles and equip upgrades according to specificneeds. (UNI)