eBussy is a modular EV that is additionally a camper, pickup truck and extra

It seems nostalgic shoppers will not have to attend for Volkswagen’s ID Buzz to get their arms on an electrical microbus. A German firm referred to as Electric Brands is engaged on a VW Bus-inspired EV referred to as the eBussy (by way of The Drive). However there’s extra to the eBussy than a mere nostalgia play. Along with each city and off-road chassis variants, you’ll be able to configure the modular automobile with 10 totally different physique types, permitting it to operate as a minivan, pickup, flatbed, camper and extra.   

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One other nifty characteristic of the EV is which you could slide the steering wheel throughout the dashboard to configure it for left, proper and even heart driving. That is as a result of each the steering and pedals use a drive-by-wire system, which implies they’re electronically as an alternative of mechanically linked to the entrance wheels. Powering the eBussy is a 10kWh battery that gives an approximate vary of 124 miles. Constructed-in roof-mounted photo voltaic panels and a regenerative braking system can prolong the vary of the automobile. You will additionally have the ability to configure it with a 30kWh battery, permitting the EV to journey roughly 373 miles on a single cost. In-hub electrical motors produce a modest 20 horsepower however a formidable 737 pound-feet of torque. Relying on the configuration, the eBussy will weigh between 992 kilos and 1,322 kilos.