Heatherwick Studio + IM Motors’ Air-Cleaning Electric Car, Airo

Unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show, the Airo electric car will “vacuum up pollutants from other cars” using an integrated HEPA filtration system. The autonomous vehicle (which will offer a driver-controlled mode, too) is the first from new Chinese automotive brand IM Motors and it’s the first to be designed by London-based Heatherwick Studio. In addition to the proposed environmental benefits, the car’s dynamic interior …

Mercedes-Benz’s All-New EQS is a Luxurious Sensory Experience

Innovations abound within the company's first-ever ground-up electric vehicle

“It’s a new era at Mercedes-Benz,” says Ola Källenius, the company’s chairman, about the new Mercedes-Benz EQS luxury sedan—the company’s first ground-up electric car and the most important launch in the brand’s recent history. Developed with the DNA debuted five years ago in their Concept EQ, it’s built on the company’s new electric-only modular platform that all models will be using moving forward and is the …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The first-ever Disability Futures Fellows program, clever interior ideas, sound design in EVs and more

New Studies Find Many Genes Influence Left- or Right-Handedness Scientists have long-posited that one single gene may determine whether a person is left- or right-handed (the latter, of course, being dominant, with 90% of people favoring their right). This theory does take into account the fact that environment factors (including geography and culture) likely play a critical role, too. Now, however, several studies involving millions …