Chevrolet is bringing its EN-V 2.0 to the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City in China to show off the "Electric Networked-Vehicle" and demonstrate sustainable urban mobility. The small, two-seat EV concept is an updated version of the original EN-V, a vision of getting around in a future world where space is at a premium and clean air is a priority.
What do electric bikes, cars without doors and pod cars have in common? They are all "Micro-Mobility Models," according to Frost & Sullivan, and we're going to be seeing many, many more of them in big cities in the years to come.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration head-honcho David Strickland is big on emerging vehicle-to-vehicle communication, according to The Detroit Free Press. As a keynote speaker at the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit this week, Strickland lauded the technology, saying it could eliminate up to 80 percent of crashes.
General Motors' vision for the all-electric EN-V pod cars has always been to deploy them in the heavily crowded mega cities of the future, so it makes perfect sense that a rendering for the next-generation model was revealed today at the Beijing Motor Show. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the most futuristic Chevrolet ever.
Work on the next-generation EN-V electric concept vehicle – General Motors' vision of a zero-emissions future – is officially underway. This time 'round, the EN-V will get Chevrolet's Bowtie badge.
General Motors signed a letter of intent to participate in the Shanghai EV International Pilot City Partnership – a program organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers of China, the Jiading District Shanghai International Automobile City Management Committee Office and Tongji University. Shanghai's Pilot City Partnership will implement the Electric Vehicle Initiatives (pdf) that were jointly proposed by the governments of China and the U.S at the Clean Energy Ministerial Meeting held
GM EN-V urban mobility concept – Click above to watch video after the jump