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Best transportation design of 2017

This year a variety of innovative technologies hit the mobility industry. International motor show and private press events have presented the debut of many unique vehicle concepts in 2017. Transportation modes are often completely autonomous and use environmentally friendly and sometimes unique power.

The new design and technological advancements aims the current shift from the traditional move towards futuristic vision. Some concepts never make it to production, but most are realistic vision of what will happen. The concept of mobility that really draws attention in 2017 becomes the design of the future.

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Renault Symbioz

A concept for an autonomous electric car built as an extension of the owner's home. Not only household appliances today, Renault Symbioz will also serve as an additional space that is inseparable from the owner's home as a mobile room.

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Infiniti Prototype 9

A surprising debut at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in an retro-electric classic concept as a fully functional art design powered by an electric motor similar to what is found in Nissan Leaf. So far Infiniti has not decided to mass produce Prototype 9.

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Volkswagen I.D. Buzz

Volkswagen is working hard to improve the image of the big diesel scandal this year and will focus on electrification. Shown at NAIAS 2017 in detroit is a self-driving campervan that exemplifies a new era of multifunctional mobility that combines nostalgic design and innovative technology.

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Waymo robotaxi

Alphabet's Waymo this year officially launched robotaxis without the presence of a human driver. Mountain View technology giant launches a self-driving service entirely on public roads in Arizona. People use apps on their smartphones to travel on their own, though they can press a button to stop the car if needed.

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Tesla Semi

Elon Musk announced the first heavyweight vehicle in 2017 claimed to travel up to 500 miles on a single charge. Tesla Semi uses regenerative braking to recover 98 percent of the kinetic energy as a chemical energy stored in the battery.

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Zhuzhou rail bus by CRRC

Zhuzhou in China made big news this year with the launch of "railroadless train", electric power and without a driver. The mode of transportation aims to reduce congestion and pollution as "the world's first intelligent bus" to follow a trail of paint on the road instead of a conventional railway line.

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Pop Up by Airbus and Italdesign

The concept by Airbus and Italdesign is a modular vehicle that is part of a flying car designed to help city dwellers beat traffic. If the passenger is stuck in traffic, an integrated "passenger capsule" will be detached from the wheels that allow it toward the sky.

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Hyper Chariot

The super-fast train will run at 6,500 kilometers per hour (4000 mph) which takes passengers from London to Edinburgh just 8 minutes or Canberra to Melbourne just 10 minutes or New York to Beijing just 2 hours. Faster, more efficient and cheaper than jet aircraft, also more environmentally friendly.

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SpaceX Earth-to-Earth

Elon Musk showcased an ambitious plan for SpaceX services around Earth. Musk in the 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017 in Adelaide says rockets built to travel throughout the solar system can revolutionize travel anywhere on Earth to fly at a height of 17,000 mph.

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