Pininfarina and Foxconn to take on EV market

Foxtron Pininfarina Model E 07

Designers at Pininfarina and Foxconn, with experience in the car and tech industries, have come together to create a protoype electric sedan

Italian design firm Pininfarina has teamed up with one of the largest technology companies in the world to create an electric vehicle, taking the fight to traditional carmakers. Foxconn is behind the iPad, iPhone, iPod, Kindle, BlackBerry, Nintendo devices, Nokia devices, Sony devices, Google Pixel devices and much more. Lending its weight to the car industry, and working alongside the legendary Pinin, could be an extremely significant step in the next phase of EV design.

The Model E was unveiled at the Hon Hai Technology Day – an event hosted by Foxconn in Taipei, Taiwan. It is clean and clinical in its exterior design, with neat lines and body work keeping everything in check. A lightbar runs across the front of the car, giving the front end a distinctive look. It is positioned above two vertical air intakes that sit at the very edges of the front end and the middle air intake with the silver “FOXTRON’ lettering at the centre. At the very bottom there is a thin strip of chrome, which continues along the sides and rear of the car, tying everything together.

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