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Students design chargers for electric car company

on Thursday,October 29,2009 19:10

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It would seem that green tech companies are looking towards future designers as Better Place, a company that specializes in electric vehicles, has announced a global design competition for industrial design students.

The competition invites design teams selected from Businessweekly''s top 60 global design and engineering schools to create hands-free charging solutions for electric vehicles, with Better Place developing a prototype of the winning design to be showcased the following year.

"Our heritage is grounded in working closely with universities to innovate a more affordable, more convenient electric car for mass market," says Better Place founder Shai Agassi. "Our design competition invites students to create an experience where charging your electric car is ideally a completely automated system so that the consumer can enjoy the freedom of electric mobility."

The competition, made possible by a design award the company received earlier in the year, will award over $4,000 to 10 semifinalists who will present their designs to a Better Place selection committee - with the winning design taking home over $50,000 in funding to develop the new product.
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