Dock+Go by Rinspeed, the range extender trailer for electric vehicles

08/12/2011
Take an electric Smart and put it in the hands of Frank M. Rinderknecht, the founder of Rinspeed, and is here is the result... The Dok+Go to be presented in Geneva this year.

Yesterday morning, Smart revealed the For-Us an electric pick-up designed for the Detroit Auto Show, Rinspeed went further by giving to the For Two six wheels on three axles, and an extra cargo volume: a backpack for Smart as M. Rinderknecht says.

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You simply dock it to the back of your car, and the Dok + GB can transform your city car into an utility with specific fonctions depending on your needs, but mostly it can feature a range extender for the Smart Ed thus allowing longer journeys. Called Vario-Hybrid, this technology, can be powered by a combustion engine used as a generator or via a fuel cell.

This solution could be adapted to a lot of electric cars, but is presented here on a Smart which is a particularly appropriate vehicle…

Par Technologic Vehicles
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