Watch Hyundai’s new walking car go for a stroll

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By David Freeman

There are cars that drive, cars that fly and cars that can move on water. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Hyundai on Monday unveiled its concept for a car with wheeled robotic legs that can drive, walk and even climb.

The Korean carmaker calls its “Elevate” concept the first vehicle with moveable legs and says it could go places conventional off-road vehicles can’t. The company developed the concept vehicle for use in search-and-rescue and humanitarian missions in areas struck by earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters.


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