General Motors and its Chinese partner SAIC will unveil the EN-V two-seat electric concept at the Shanghai Expo in May
EN-V’s platform has evolved from the platform of the Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility (P.U.M.A.) prototype that was developed by Segway and debuted in April 2009.
GM EN-V spec sheet
Overall Track: 1,150 mm [45”] Weight: Jiao (Pride) 400 kg [880 lb] Xiao (Laugh) 410 kg [900 lb] Miao (Magic) 415 kg [910 lb] Chassis Platform 210 kg [460 lb] Body Construction: Painted carbon fiber Closures: Front access (single door, with polycarbonate glazing) Seating: 2 passengers side by side, fixed bucket seats Chassis Construction: Magnesium casting (lower chassis) Performance Top Speed: 40 km/h [25 mph] Range: 40 km [25 miles] Energy Consumption: 70 Wh/km [125 Wh/mile] Turning Radius: 1.74 m [68.5”] wall to wall diameter Propulsion System Motor Type: Brushless DC motors for propulsion, braking and steering Power: 440 Nm (max. torque) and 18 kW (max. power) Battery Type: Lithium-ion phosphate (air cooled) Output: 3.2 kWh and 5 kW (regenerative braking) Autonomous Systems Sensors: Vision, ultrasonic and Doppler sensors Wireless: 5.9 GHz dedicated short-range communication and GPS Autonomous Functionality - Automated retrieval, via app-linked smart phone - Automated door opening, via app-linked smart phone - Platooning - Infotainment options (geo-locating other vehicles, audiovisual information) - Web-conferencing (social networking) - Collision avoidance between vehicles - Object detection - Automated parking, via handheld device
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