| Code: 174658 |

At the kickoff of the 2018 Paris Motor Show, Renault revealed an autonomous electric luxury vehicle concept that it calls the EZ-Ultimo.

TINNews |

At the kickoff of the 2018 Paris Motor Show, Renault revealed an autonomous electric luxury vehicle concept that it calls the EZ-Ultimo.

Renault describes the vehicle as a mobile lounge meant to augment the services of premium airlines, resorts, and hotels. Its interior is adorned with a wood floor, leather seating, and across from the door, a marble surface on which to leave your caviar.

According to Renault, the EZ-Ultimo meets SAE standards for Level 4 autonomy, despite the SAE's questionable use of the term. It ties into the company's philosophy that the future of ground transportation is to be called "mobility," a sort of catch-all for ride-sharing, public transportation, autonomous vehicle use, and other forms of transport.

Renault-EZ-Ultimo-16

Similar to the recently revealed Peugeot e-Legend concept, the Renault EZ-Ultimo promises an immersive augmented reality system to entertain passengers, which it calls the Augmented Editorial Experience (AEX). It advertises AEX as a delivery system for individualized multimedia entertainment and education to make travel productive.

"As consumer trends change and people are enjoying ride-hailing services more and more, a new paradigm for mobility will emerge," stated Renault's Senior Vice President of Corporate Design, Laurens van den Acker. "Embodying this revolution, Renault EZ-Ultimo offers a unique luxurious experience aboard a robo-vehicle that can be adapted depending on the service provider. Inspired by contemporary architecture, and completely integrated in future smart cities, EZ-Ultimo will provide an exclusive experience for all. With autonomous, electric and connected cars, we are entering a new exciting era in automotive design."

As the EZ-Ultimo is no more than a concept vehicle (and presumably will stay that way), Renault says nothing of the vehicle's electric powertrain capabilities. Peugeot announced its aforementioned e-Legend concept with a plethora of electric powertrain promises, making its own autonomous EV feel more feasible, even if the figures were superficial estimates.

Related News

Send Comment

Latest news Most Viewed The most popular topics
Book introduction Magazine introduction Transportation weekly روزنامه تین

Multimedia