Hyundai Mobis, a subsidiary of the Hyundai Motor Group, has created a zero-turn system for cars. They showcased this technology at CES, similar to Mercedes. However, unlike Mercedes’ “G-Turn” technology, Hyundai Mobis’ concept car, equipped with the system, independently turns each wheel. This allows the car to move in unique and unconventional ways.

For instance, here’s it doing a zero-turn:

A crab walk:

A pivot turn:

And “diagonal driving” at cruising speeds opposite directions:

The Mobis system appears to outperform Mercedes’. Surprisingly, it’s deemed “ready for immediate mass production,” as stated by Vice President Lee Seung-Hwan, Head of Advanced Engineering at Hyundai Mobis. Additionally, it includes a feature not present in Mercedes, known as “Ground Projection.” Since the vehicle can move in unconventional ways, for safety reasons, it can project its intentions to nearby pedestrians:

“This feature enhances the e-Corner System’s movement capabilities by indicating the vehicle’s direction of travel. For example, during diagonal or lateral movement, Ground Projection can illuminate the vehicle’s direction on the ground, utilizing lights across a 360-degree spectrum. MOBION can even use Ground Projection to create crosswalk stripes for pedestrians when detected.”