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Cartoonish Mini Buses

This Versatile Concept E-Car Has a Range of Technological Features

— July 22, 2014 — Autos
This concept e-car was inspired by Pixar films. The Nimbus E-Car is a mini-bus boasting a plethora of technological features while comfortably fitting five passengers and reducing your carbon footprint. Created and conceived by artist and designer Eduardo Galvani, the electronic vehicle will definitely have other drivers doing a double take as you drive past.

The futuristic yet cartoonish concept e-car has a mini fridge, WiFi and USB charging ports. This is all in addition to a built-in tablet that controls the air conditioning, sound system and other information about the car. The vehicle also has a smaller electric engine (130 KW or 180 hp), rooftop solar cells and energy recovering brakes to cut down on carbon emissions. It appears to have a variety of uses, from camping to city driving.
Trend Themes
1. Cartoon-inspired Electric Vehicles - The trend of designing electric vehicles with playful and animated aesthetics creates opportunities for unique and eye-catching transportation options.
2. Integrated Technological Features - The trend of incorporating various technological features into vehicles, such as mini fridges, WiFi, and USB charging ports, presents opportunities to enhance the driving experience and convenience for passengers.
3. Eco-friendly Mini-buses - The trend of developing mini-buses with reduced carbon footprints, through features like rooftop solar cells and energy recovering brakes, offers environmentally friendly alternatives for urban transportation.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive - The automotive industry can explore the creation of cartoon-inspired electric vehicles that cater to consumers looking for a fun and visually appealing driving experience.
2. Technology - The technology industry can capitalize on the integration of various features and functionalities into vehicles, such as mini fridges and built-in tablets, to enhance the connectivity and convenience of passengers.
3. Sustainable Transportation - The sustainable transportation industry can benefit from the development of eco-friendly mini-buses that offer reduced carbon emissions and energy efficiency for urban commuting and recreational activities.
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