What can be better for us when one of the most air polluting agents, vehicles on street, become the key of air purifier? The Eolo bus aids the environment by cleaning the fine particles from the air emitted by cars, while providing a compact and functional urban transport system for small cities. This electric bus features four-wheel steering, each containing electric motors, powered with nano-titanium anode batteries and contains filters to clean the particulate matters from the air. With this compact and beautifully designed public bus, the future streets as well as the environment are envisioned to be cleaner and more space-efficient.
Space efficiency, fuel expense minimization, eco-friendly features, all these are common attributes of any futuristic cars or transportation systems designs. But how many of such cars have you seen that can be parked in such an extraordinary traffic system that is extremely efficient and at the same time, features great aesthetics. Solar coco is a compact, round-shaped eco-friendly vehicle that generates energy from the sunlight by expanding its solar panel surface when parked up to the sky, making an appearance like a bunch of sunflowers. This parking system saves a lot of the parking space and enables the car to get the full exposure of the sunlight to become charged quicker. Users will have to swipe their card to open the door and an operator will control which one is fully charged and to be released for a user.
Can you ignore the possibility of using privately owned vehicles within metropolitan areas getting prohibited all over the world by 2032? An industrial designer, Jacky Wu envisioned that scenario when car would be parked outside and the only accessible vehicle into the city would be personal bicycles. That’s why he designed the innovative Volkswagen Mimio vehicle with most of the interior containing storage space for folding bicycles. The shape of this small 3 meter long two-seater is an outcome of his extensive research. To ensure better stability, the rear wheels of the car are clipped in slots and contain two engines to get maximum performance. This two engine construction ensures power distribution only when needed. The rear part of the vehicle contains a dynamo that generates power through the rear drag wheels to ensure prolonged battery life.
It would be great if your vehicle could change itself to adopt the surrounding driving environment, isn’t it? I mean, when you are driving in a busy city road, you are driving a TATA NANO, and when you are driving long-distance, your car is as functional as a CRV. To meet up this vision, METUS project has been designed with two different driving modes. The first one is the long-distance intercity driving mode, where the car features maximum 4 meters of front luggage capacity that ensures better driving control and enhanced storage ability. The second one is local mode, shortened by 1 meter in length, making it easier to drive among busy city traffic and eliminate parking problems. Aside from great functionality, the overall visibility of the car is unique enough to become an ideal futuristic transportation for both short and long distance commuting.
To think about a future wherein cars will be powered by self generated energy doesn’t seem too far. Coming up to the occasion, designers Michal Vlcek and Klavir have envisioned a revolutionary vehicle incorporating one of its kind solar panels that generate energy from natural photosynthetic process. Hailed as the Photosynthesis Car, the vehicle grows its own turfs and plants that produce sustainable energy to power the car and seat the passengers in natural vicinity as well. With its futuristic nano plastic body and joystick controls, the vehicle is powered by an electric engine and all these components together provide not only clean and green ride but allows safe and easy driving. From the pictures, the essence of its design element seems great, but unfortunately we aren’t having any technical info about as to how the vehicle will exploit the photosynthetic process to power the vehicle.