The Electric Vehicle, a Missed Opportunity for Good Design?

The Electric Vehicle, a Missed Opportunity for Good Design?
Design

The NY Times looks at the major considerations shaping the entire manufacturing process, from conception to production, in an effort to explain what they see as a missed opportunity for electric cars to redefine vehicle aesthetics from the ground up.

Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 26 october 2009

While the emergence of the electric vehicle as a new automotive category is radically changing many aspects of the automobile industry and consumer thinking around driving, why aren’t we seeing this shift translate into a revolution in automobile design? The NY Times looks at the major considerations shaping the entire manufacturing process, from conception to production, in an effort to explain what they see as a missed opportunity to redefine vehicle aesthetics from the ground up.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.