by Marc Carter
Valmet Automotive currently builds electric vehicles like the Fisker Karma, but at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the EV builder unveiled this crazy looking Dawn EV concept car. The Dawn EV is an low-slung roomba-esque electric vehicle that comes complete with a built-in wireless electric charging system.
Unfortunately the details of the electric powertrain were not released, but one interesting feature is the wireless induction charging system located at the front of the Dawn concept. This system, which is still in development would do away with the electric cord that today’s EVs rely on.
Markus Hirvonen, Project Manager, Valmet Automotive stated, “For decades, automotive industry has leaned on highly standardized solutions. Now they are no longer applicable; the powertrain for example must be engineered for every EV model separately.”