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MIT Autonomous Bike Project
Photo credit: Maitane Iruretagoyena
Researchers at the MIT Media Lab City Science have developed an on-demand autonomous bicycle that boasts a mechanical attachment, enabling it to shift easily from bicycle mode (when in use) to tricycle mode after the rider dismounts. It seamlessly transitions from one configuration to the other by using two linear actuators that separate and rejoin the wheels as necessary.

Gruzovikus Autonomous Truck
Photo credit: Art Lebedev Studio
Art Lebedev Studio unveils the Gruzovikus, a fully-autonomous electric semi truck that does not require a human driver, nor is there room for one in the cabin. Instead of a normal front end, it sports a streamlined screen designed to separate the oncoming air flows while also protecting the sides from dirt as well as loading the front axle. All of this means added stability in case of a heavy load.

Canoo Subscription Electric Vehicle
Los Angeles-based Canoo is one of the first companies to specialize in subscription-only electric vehicles (EV). The first model, called canoo, was designed by Richard Kim, the man behind the BMW i3 and i8 designs. The vehicles boast a proprietary “skateboard” architecture that directly houses the batteries and electric drivetrain. In other words, all of Canoo’s vehicles will share the same chassis, but with different cabins.