First look: Basalt-bodied EV to wow Geneva
Out there: German-designed electric hatch is wrapped in basalt fibre.
RECYCLABLE basalt fibre made from rocks, and (O)LED lighting are among the latest breakthrough technologies to emerge on German design and engineering firm EDAG’s latest concept car, to be unveiled at the Geneva motor show on March 3. Announced this week, the uninspiringly-named Light Car – Open Source concept is claimed to represent the first automotive application of basalt fibre, which forms the car’s five-door hatchback bodyshell. ...continued