• TESLA BUS
    This work intends to present the design of a utility vehicle facing the problem of public transportation in small streets of big cities. Using new technologies like electric motors, it was possible to design an interior bigger to allow many types of users like people with pets or a support for two bicycles and one wheelchair.
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    Team: Paul Richard Mayer, Katherine Friedrich
    2016
  • PURPOSE​​​​​​​
    Easy, fast, and friendly collective transport, not being a vehicle for long travels. Its objective is to facilitate the transport of passengers in the city centers, where the streets are tight and with a high circulation of pedestrians.
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     For the 21th century cities that still preserve historical streets and buildings, this electric bus is a eco sustainable way to move to places and explore more where typical buses can not go.
  • INTERIOR​​​​​​​
    In total, it is possible to enter 21 passengers: 9 sit, 1 wheelchair, and 11 standing. The interior values open spaces for passengers to move. It also allows the use by cyclist passengers, having a support for bikes inside. The aim is to be versatile, allowing as well the use of the vehicle by passengers with baby carriages, shopping stroller and pets.
  • EXTERIOR
    The design goal is to be big on the inside and small on the outside. It has also thought to have friendly characteristics lines. The usage of glass brings more space and allows the passengers to see outside
  • PROTOTYPE
    Built to verify how curves interact with each other.