TU / e students working on modular car




Students from the Eindhoven University of Technology are working on a car in which almost every component is adaptable. The modular Nova needs can also be adjusted after purchase to the wishes of the owner.

According to the TU / e is the Nova configure a variety of ways. Thus, parts of the interior, including the seats are replaced. The infotainment system in the concept would be to adjust as needed, as well as the batteries and the motor. The side panels of the vehicle can be replaced with a click system.

Many details will the development team, a group of automotive, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and ‘software science’ students do not give up; a presentation of the draft will take place on 16 April during the AutoRAI. However, the developers want to say that the electric-powered Nova would get a consumption of 1 to 800 when the comparison is made with a gasoline car. However, the top speed is limited; Nova would be up to 90km / h can be achieved.

At Nova project are also involved various companies, announces the Eindhoven Dagblad. NXP electronics for communication, while the firm Cleantron supplies the batteries. NPSP is responsible for the bio-based composites that Nova is built.


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