Will scalable electric vehicles all look the same?

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Leading car designers discuss the challenges and opportunities that electric vehicles present

Designers are being challenged to come up with cars that look slippery, but not samey. This is no mean feat when aerodynamics dominates the narrative, and shared platforms mean many cars share the same underlying technology.

Removing the internal combustion engine from the front of the car (in most cases) is arguably the most radical shift that designers will have faced in a century. This is valuable real estate that has pushed drivers further back into the car, eating into cabin space, passenger leg room and storage in the boot.

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