Chevrolet Unveils Autonomous Electric Concept Vehicle at ShanghaiEngineering360 News Desk | April 21, 2015
Chevrolet unveiled its autonomous electric concept vehicle—the Chevrolet-FNR—at the Shanghai auto show. The FNR was developed in Shanghai by GM's Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) joint venture.
The FNR engineering team aimed to create a unique, intelligent vehicle for tomorrow's younger Chinese consumers by using innovative car networking technology and drawing on their past experience developing electric concept vehicles.
The vehicle also has several intelligent technologies such as sensors and roof-mounted radar that enable driverless operation; Chevy Intelligent Assistant; and iris recognition start. The Chevrolet –FNR also serve as a “personal assistant” to map out the best route to the driver’s destination. In self-driving mode, the front seats can swivel 180 degrees to face the rear seats for a cozier setting, which can be switched back to manual mode through the gesture control feature.