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Alternative drive in an innovative vehicle:

Safe City Hybrid

A growing number of car manufacturers are equipping popular models with electric drive mechanisms. When considering the use of alternative drive mechanisms, Spirit design asked itself how to best reconfigure any newly won spatial margins, and create added value for the user – a new drive mechanism also permits an altogether new vehicle design.

Spirit Design devoted itself to this question within the context of a study carried out in cooperation with the Technical University of Vienna. The result was a design study titled ‘Safe City Hybrid’. By example, this innovative vehicle relocates the energy storage system of the electric drive mechanism into the floor panel. Thus, the whole interior becomes usable for the passengers. This also creates room for innovative concepts addressing active and passive safety, or novel control systems in the vehicle.