Compact Urban EV Forces Driver And Passengers To Stand

Compact Urban EV Forces Driver And Passengers To Stand
Design

Swiss car visionary revolutionizes urban traffic with small vehicles.

Alice Chan
  • 13 december 2012

Swiss conceptual car design company – Rinspeed has created a revolutionary electric car so compact that passengers will have to stand upright inside the vehicle. Designed by Frank M. Rinderknecht, the “microMAX” is a blend of personal and public transportation that will make its first appearance at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The 12.8-feet long vehicle offers space for the driver, three passengers, and even a stroller or shopping cart. microMAX’s unique upright seats are equipped with safety belts while offering a comfortable and space-efficient ride inside the 7.2-feet tall cabin. Best of all, the microMAX comes equipped with a coffee maker, refrigerator, and unlimited gadgets connectivity. Rinderknecht’s modern car is based off the idea of ride-sharing, as he explains below:

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