January 25, 2010
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Volvo Electric Car Candidate Appears in Indianapolis
A sketch of the car sticking out when Volvo made a presentation with the theme “Future Electric Cars Volvo” in the event which was held manufacturer of lithium-ion battery EnerDel in Indianapolis, recently. C30 base car with two power design is quite prominent.
When the image shows EnerDel, hatchback is equipped with six bolt rim. So, the back of a rigid design is unique because both the curved and united as a tiny wings.
Volvo’s spokesman, Dan Johnston, who dodged that the sketch looked a C30 precursor form of electricity. “That’s just the usual image of designer friends in Sweden who were not serious. We do not have an electric car that looks too ‘electric car’. It will not be like the Prius, there will be a continuation of our design language on Volvo C30,” says Johnston , as quoted insidelanenews.com, last week.
December 10, 2009
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Mitsubishi RVR as Concept cX
Principal parties, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), finally gives a name RVR for crossover vehicles. This is not a new name, but a continuation of the model of multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), produced in 1991 and 2002.
At that time, for the European market, Mitsubishi Space Runner name, while for the American market called Expo LRV and to Asia and Oceania still wear RVR. Chrysler when it also sells products under the name Colt Vista Playmouth.
Many changes in this concept car since 2 years ago introduced the name Concept CX. Striking changes appear on the grille and the air cavity designs that do not boxes, and large, but it was divided into two. So also with the fender, which is now reduced.
The back also got a touch. Appearance is no longer the box, but slightly curved like the Honda CR-V or Chevrolet Captiva.
In the engine room, this crossover using a capacity of 1.8L MIVEC engine gasoline. This vehicle has a length of 4.3 meters with a high aerodynamic.
In Japan itself, RVR will be introduced in the spring, while the introduction of globally implemented in North America, Europe, and Asia region, including China. There is also a test plan to be implemented in the near future.