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Innovative Reorienting EVs

The MONO Electric Vehicle Would Improve the State of Urban Traffic

— January 18, 2013 — Autos
Smaller and more nimble automobiles would make a difference to the overcrowded state of metropolitan road congestion. The MONO Electric Vehicle has a clever design that occupies a very small amount of space in its lane and embodies a handful of additional intelligent features.

It may not assist in speed but in those situations when lane-changing is necessary amidst a gridlock scenario, Elena Gerber's concept car can draw its back wheel closer to its front two. This adjustment allows its vaguely egg-shaped cabin to stand upright and effectively reduce its footprint.

The driving pod itself accommodates just one person, consistent with the popular commuting practice of avoiding the economic and eco-friendly carpool. The MONO Electric Vehicle is light and efficient and would suit well as a personal transportation scheme in the future.
Trend Themes
1. Nimble Evs - The rise of smaller, more agile electric vehicles designed for urban environments could improve traffic congestion and reduce emissions.
2. Single-person Commuting - Personal transportation schemes that cater to single commuters are becoming increasingly popular, providing opportunities to develop and market compact, efficient EVs for the urban market.
3. Vehicle Footprint Optimization - Innovative designs that enable electric vehicles to adjust their footprint to suit their environment could revolutionize urban transportation and reduce congestion on the roads.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive - The development of smaller, more efficient electric vehicles for urban environments represents a significant opportunity for automotive manufacturers and designers.
2. Urban Transportation - Companies involved in urban transportation, such as ride-sharing and delivery services, could benefit from the development and adoption of compact, nimble EVs optimized for congested city streets.
3. Sustainable Transportation - The trend towards nimble, single-person electric vehicles is a key innovation opportunity for companies involved in sustainable transportation, as consumers increasingly prioritize eco-friendly modes of transportation over traditional gasoline-powered vehicles.
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