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Faux-Tarped Vehicles

Valmet Automotive's Dawn Car Concept Looks Protected from the Weather

— March 8, 2012 — Autos
The Dawn car concept looks like it has had a tarp put over it to protect it from various weather conditions. To others, it can also look like an enlarged Roomba vacuum cleaner. Nevertheless, it is not a car that has been put away for the winter season nor does it pick up dirt and debris when driven around. Instead, the Dawn car concept is a low-riding, futuristic electric vehicle that boasts a rear-engine and single-seat with a wireless induction charger housed up front.

Designed by Valmet Automotive, a Finnish contract manufacturer, the Dawn car concept was recently unveiled during the Geneva Auto Show. Known for building cars for Porsche, Saab and Fisker, Valmet has impressed show-goers with its own attention-grabbing design.
Trend Themes
1. Vehicle Protection - The concept of faux-tarped vehicles presents an opportunity for innovative car accessories and weatherproofing technology.
2. Futuristic Electric Vehicles - The Dawn car concept showcases the potential for disruptive innovation in the electric vehicle industry, particularly in terms of design and technology integration.
3. Contract Manufacturing - Valmet Automotive's concept car highlights the potential for contract manufacturers to create their own attention-grabbing designs, opening up new possibilities in the automotive manufacturing industry.
Industry Implications
1. Car Accessories - The faux-tarped vehicle trend creates an opportunity for car accessory manufacturers to develop innovative products that offer protection against weather conditions.
2. Electric Vehicle Manufacturing - The Dawn car concept from Valmet Automotive showcases the potential for disruptive innovation in the electric vehicle manufacturing industry, with a focus on futuristic design and advanced technology integration.
3. Automotive Contract Manufacturing - The attention-grabbing design of Valmet Automotive's concept car demonstrates how contract manufacturers can carve their own niche in the automotive industry and diversify their offerings beyond traditional manufacturing services.
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