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Multifunctional City Cars

The Urban Cruiser by Michal Kukucka Offers a Plethora of Features

— November 29, 2011 — Autos
When it comes to tiny eco concept vehicles made for city driving, it’s easy to think they can’t offer much more than provide a ride from Point A to Point B—not so with the Urban Cruiser by Slovakian designer Michal Kukucka.

Kukucka’s Urban Cruiser offers extreme functionality. With a body made of aluminum foam and a water-resistant glass roof, the Urban Cruiser features airless tires—and wheels designed to clean themselves! The electric, battery-operated Urban Cruiser also provides you with information about its battery—such as the remaining battery level and how much longer the vehicle can travel—via a central control unit. Other details include USB ports and the ability to connect to social networking sites while driving. The space inside the car also provides room for storing things like baggage and other personal items, as well as a special casing to hold your laptop, describes EcoFriend.
Trend Themes
1. Multifunctional Eco City Cars - The Urban Cruiser by Michal Kukucka demonstrates how eco cars can offer extreme functionality beyond transportation.
2. Aluminum Foam and Airless Tires - The use of aluminum foam and airless tires and self-cleaning wheels in design can potentially disrupt the automotive industry and contribute to eco-friendly vehicles
3. In-vehicle Social Networking - The integration of social networking features into vehicles can potentially disrupt the automotive industry by enhancing users' travel experience and connectivity.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive - The automotive industry can potentially benefit from adopting eco-friendly designs and features like aluminum foam and airless tires.
2. Technology - The integration of technological features into vehicles like social networking can potentially disrupt the tech and automotive industries and offer innovative solutions for users.
3. Travel and Tourism - The innovative features offered by eco city cars can potentially transform the travel and tourism industry, providing a new mode of sustainable and personalized transportation for tourists.
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