GeekBeat.TV #251 | IFA 2011: Ford’s Concept Car – The Evos

Introducing the Evos

See the full write up along with photos of the Ford Evos here.

Ford has a new concept car, the Evos, but as different from many concepts, you can expect to see elements from this in a soon-to-be announced car in about four months.

Technology of the Evos

Paul Mascarenas, CTO of Ford Research and Innovation, tells us some of what it means to have a cloud-connected car. This car learns the preferences of the driver, and tailors the experience for them.

Evos Design Factors

J. Mays, VP of Global Design for Ford, shares some looks ahead and hints at what we can expect in Ford’s upcoming designs. One thing to look for – smaller headlamps that get the job done.

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Comments

  1. Scott says

    John,
    OnStar was the leader of using the “the cloud”, further those systems have allowed car manufacturers like Mercedes to do diagnostic services on vehicles remotely for years. Regardless it’s all cool, but nothing new.

    Advice, love to see other vehicle brands get covered.. I’ve got Ford-lash from you guys!

    Keep up the good work,
    Scott

    • Avatar of Cali Lewis says

      Scott – interesting – Ford was the ONLY car company at IFA, so it was impossible to do other coverage.

      That being said, if you follow our Twitter accts, you probably know we recently visited GM and got some amazing footage, so you’ll be seeing that very soon. :)

  2. says

    Thanks, Cali, and your team for this look behind the design and technology of “Ford’s Concept Car – The Evos”.

    I’m more a motorbike fan then a car fan. I love that electric technology is finally coming into the marketplace so that our environment and our wallets can breath easier. I’ll stick with riding my mountainbike for now though. B)

    Take care and greetings,
    nick