South Korean carmaker Hyundai has revealed its concept for a vehicle with robotic “legs” that could save lives as a first responder in natural disaster zones.
Showcased at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Hyundai’s Elevate concept is an electric car with moveable, robotic legs that is designed to to help emergency workers travel across harsh terrain in the event of a natural disaster.
The resulting concept is based around a modular electric vehicle (EV) chassis architecture, which features interchangeable bodies that can be swapped depending on the situation and environment.
Four robotic legs that extend from the body give the vehicle the option of driving, walking or climbing in any direction across different landscapes, helped by torsional control at the end of each leg.
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