Hyundai's 'Seven' concept EV is a self-driving lounge | Engadget
There's even a mini fridge, shoe refreshers and a panoramic screen that offers entertainment or ambiance.The Seven's designers also took greater advantage of the liberties an electric vehicle offers. EVs live or die on aerodynamics, and the company promised an aerodynamically "pure" body despite the SUV profile.This is also clearly a pandemic-era concept. In addition to using the flat floor for a lounge, Hyundai pushed the wheelbase to a lengthy 10.5 feet without increasing the overall size. The brand has revealed its previously-teased "Seven" concept EV, and it's built for an era when you might only occasionally take the helm. You'll find UVC lights that sterilize the environment once passengers leave, including storage.And yes, this is actually a moving car. You'll also find a low leading hood edge and a "streamlined" roof. The airflow system borrows from airliners with horizontal and vertical modes that reduce cross-contamination and otherwise protect hygiene.
Hyundai is joining the ranks of automakers envisioning self-driving cars as living rooms. The brand has revealed its previously-teased "Seven" concept EV, and it's built for an era when you might onl… [+1525 chars]