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Honda Developing Smart Micro-Vehicles

  Several New Micro-Mobility Vehicles                                                                                      Source:  Honda Unique New Technologies  Honda is developing a series of test vehicles that will be able to communicate and cooperate like humans.  They are micro-mobility vehicles that include a 4-seat electric mini-car. The car self-drives and can have conversations with the user. There is also a very mobile robot that can help carry people's bags.  These vehicles are the highly innovative creations of Honda CI (Cooperative Intelligence) and Honda AI.  Honda says that the goal and purpose of these new travel concepts is to help people who don't own a car, to move around cities.  The Japanese automaker believes that the need for micro-mobility vehicles is a big, growing trend that it wants to capitalize on.  It plans to offer some of these new technologies first to Japan in 2030. The vehicles go into testing in early 2023. New Technologies of "Cooperat

Renault's Vision of Electric Micro Cars & Mobile Charging Centers

  Solo Concept:  Tiny, 1-Person Vehicles                                                   Source:  Renault Mobility Ilio Concept: "Street Furniture" with Charging Station Renault's Mobility innovation group has developed a very radical, tiny, one-person electric vehicle and fascinating "street furniture" which are mobile units with charging stations and more to support the vehicles.  Mobility is dedicated to sustainable, new mobility. Their micro electric vehicle is called Solo Concept and it's a minimalist, all-electric, one-person vehicle with a very small footprint at just 54" long, 35.4" wide and 69" high.  The accompanying eco-system called Ileo Concept is a network of mobile charging point destinations to support fleets of their tiny concept cars.  Renault views the idea as a forward-looking mobility project designed to transition from cars to a carbon neutral environment.  Solo Concept Technologies The electric vehicle concept drives a

Italy's New Electric Bubble Car

  The Microlino 2.0                                             Source:  Microlino Italia Inexpensive, Micro, Urban Mobility At the IAA Mobility 2021 show in Munich, Microlino Italia unveiled its $14,000 electric bubble car - the Microlino 2.0.  The vehicle is headed into production in Italy and will be up for sale in Switzerland first.  It's expected to be offered throughout the European Union and if the micro car is successful, it is expected to launch in the US.  The Microlino 2.0 is a unique electric vehicle that offers inexpensive urban mobility with zero emissions. Maximum Range of 143 Miles The vehicle is a two seater with a small cargo space for shopping items.  It has a 56-hp motor.  There are three battery options: Urban with a 6 kWh battery and 60 mile range; Dolce with a 10.5 kWh battery and 109 mile range; and Competizioni with a 14 kWh battery and a range of 143 miles.  The vehicle's top speed is 56 mph.  Quite conveniently, the EV can be charged from a wall outle