Frost & Sullivan consultant suggests European EV success will require radical lightweighting plus enabling legislation
Green Car Congress
DECEMBER 17, 2012
The 400 kg (curbweight) Aixam quadricycle, with a 400cc two-cylinder diesel, is an example of the size and weight needed in future city vehicles, Meilhan suggests. Click to enlarge. Significant vehicle weight reduction and an accompanying change of enabling regulations and norms is the way forward in the quest to reduce energy consumption and CO 2 emissions, according to Paris-based Frost & Sullivan Senior Consultant, Nicolas Meilhan.