Project Description

SCARAB – Urban mobility system studies

Research project integrated in the Master of Science in Design and Transport, Coventry University, in 2008.

Winner of the Michelin Design Competition 2010 and displayed at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit.

The aim of this project was to develop guidelines and a holistic solution for a new system of urban transport, composed of vehicle and infrastructure, in a sustainable way and adaptable to various urban environments. These guidelines are available on the Thesis document.

The current embodiment of the project has the mechanical design and the system definition. Styling and complete development of ergonomics were not part of the objectives.

Year 2008
Award 1st Prize
Year Michelin Design Competition 2010