Nissan has paired up with UK-based design workshop Studio Hardie to transform its zero-emission e-NV200 van into the world’s first all-electric mobile office – the e-NV200 WORKSPACe.
This professional office space on wheels features and integrated fold-out desk, touchscreen computer, wireless internet, smartphone-controlled LED lights, wireless phone charging, Bluetooth audio system, mini fridge and barista-quality coffee machine.
Not only does the e-NV200 WORKSPACe concept highlight the customisable potential of the electric van, but it also paints a picture of what future desk-based employment could look like as hot-desking and flexible employment grows in popularity across the world. Moreover, the one-of-a-kind vehicle also provides an example of Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility vision, and the company’s view of how the relationship between vehicles and people is changing.
With electric vehicles costing as little as £0.02 per mile to run, the e-NV200 WORKSPACe offers a much cheaper desk space alternative allowing users to work for free in some city-centres that offer free EV charging bays, or completely escaping the city altogether in exchange for the countryside or coastal fresh air.
Gareth Dunsmore, Director of Electric Vehicles, Nissan Europe said: “The Nissan e-NV200 is already a smart, sustainable transport solution for forward-thinking businesses, making it the ideal vehicle to be used at the basis for a mobile work place. With property prices in our capital cities at such a premium and the modern professional needing to be ever more mobile, businesses will need to think smart and consider what the workplace of the future looks like. With hot-desking and remote working on the rise, it is not too big a leap to see a future where our vehicles will become connected, energy efficient, mobile workspaces the e-NV200 WORKSPACe project could become more than just a concept.”
The e-NV200 WORKSPACe can be quickly charged from empty to 80% power in just 30 minutes, and for those times when you want to leave the office parked and charging up, there’s and internal mount for a folding Brompton Bike, allowing users to make short trips around the city.
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