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e-rx / Electric vehicle

e-rx
e-rx

The e-rx concept is a battery electric vehicle which is designed to have an optional range extender (small combustion engine) attached whenever needed. The possibility to extend the range as required will enhance the consumer acceptance and ease the market entry for battery powered electric cars. The principle „using instead of owning“ the range extender makes the e-rx concept more environmental friendly and cheaper compared to normal hybrid cars.
The design accents the electronic character and follows the principles of sustainability like simplicity, functionality and long life-cycle.
Project Movie: http://youtu.be/0gao1ZG5xDc

University

Folkwang Universität der Künste

Folkwang Universität der Künste
Essen, Germany

Design

Maila Thon

Maila Thon
Essen, Germany