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Design: "EALO"
Designer: Sang-Jun Lee - Main Designer
Kyung-Kuk Kim - Tire/Wheel Designer
Seoung-Bin Lee - Visual Designer
Country: South Korea
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Biography

Sang Jun Lee, 24, was born in Seoul, Korea and is currently a senior studying at the Kookmin University in the Industrial Design Department.

Seong Been Lim, 25, was born in Daejeon, Korea and is currently a junior studying at the Kookmin University in the Industrial Design Department.

Kyung kuk Kim, 23, was born in Seoul, Korea and is currently a junior studying at the Kookmin University in the Industrial Design Department.

Description

Seoul is the dream of Green and Design capital of the world. Seoul is also trying to solve air pollution in the city. Therefore, we decided to design an electric car with an organic shape which can go far with a small amount of electricity and a wheel that can drive smoothly on roads.

What if we thought of a car as a living organism, what kind of shape and structure can be occurred by that thought? When a car is not factory made, but evolved to survive from the jungle named "city”, what will be look like? One sure thing is that the shape of the car, and the wheel will imitate the structure of nature.

Fractal Tree Suspension - to be a light, flexible and strong wheel, suspension evolved as structure of a branch. Every split part has oil pressure suspensions, so the shock would be minimized. And the second split suspension makes soft reaction of the tire even without air inside. (In Korea, there are many speed bumps so a good suspension and wheel is needed).

Living Organism, EALO. Just like a living organism, EALO moves each of it’s wheels and electric motors. This makes EALO possible to react at fine differences of the road, and balance the centroid anytime, anywhere. EALO will be steered so naturally, you might feel excellence driving.

 

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