To advance sustainable transportation by factoring whole lifecycle into a vehicle’s development, WorldAutoSteel and Ricardo have designed a fully autonomous Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) steel-enabled vehicle inspired by contemporary urban architecture trends and focused on passenger safety and comfort.
Phil Crowther, Business Strategy & Development Director at Ricardo, will be presenting "Connecting e-vehicles to the city" at The Road to COP26 on 30th September at 1000CEST. He will be presenting Steel E-Motive's product vision to meet urban mobility user needs...
How AHSS is improving high voltage battery design and integration in electric vehicles for MaaS applications
Owain Davies discusses how Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) is enabling a greater level of flexibility when making battery design decisions for a safe, comfortable and accessible autonomous vehicle experience.
Life Cycle Assessment: 6 areas designers need to consider when taking an LCA approach to vehicle development
A blog by Russ Balzer, Technical Director for WorldAutoSteel and Dr. Don Malen, College of Engineering at the University of Michigan Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a methodology that considers a product’s entire life cycle, from raw material and production...
Goodbye driver experience, hello ‘journey experience’: exploring the passenger experience in autonomous vehicles for MaaS applications
As Mobility as a Service vehicles become increasingly automated, Neil McGregor discusses passengers want from their autonomous vehicle experience and how the Steel E-Motive vehicle is being designed to take this into account.
The Steel E-motive team speak to The Engineer about the role that steel has to play in autonomous mobility services and vehicle concepts.
George Coates – Steel E-motive Technical Director, talks to MetalForming magazine about how steel is shaping the future of battery electric vehicle technology and enabling advances in autonomous and connected vehicles for mobility as a service applications.
Neil McGregor, Chief Engineer for Steel E-motive, outlines the chosen vehicle attributes for the Steel E-motive concepts.
George Coates discusses some of the steel materials and processes that are being considered for the Steel E-motive vehicle concepts.
Owain Davis, Vehicle Architecture Lead for the Steel E-motive Project, discusses the challenges of developing vehicle architectures for mobility as a service applications and outlines the considerations that need to be made to ensure a safe, comfortable and cost-effective transportation service.