Hyundai Creates Egg-Shaped Personal Mobility Vehicle

Hyundai Creates Egg-Shaped Personal Mobility Vehicle

The E4U concept, which was unveiled at the Seoul Motor Show, moves using a rotating semisphere and encases the user from the waist down.

Emma Hutchings
  • 3 april 2013

Hyundai has unveiled a concept personal mobility vehicle at the Seoul Motor Show. ‘E4U’ is a yellow egg-shaped vehicle developed by the company’s Advanced Design Department.

It encases the driver from the waist down and uses a rotating semisphere to move around instead of tires. Two small safety wheels at the back function similar to the tail rotor of a helicopter, and when the semisphere is tilted the rotative force causes it to move.

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