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CES Las Vegas 2019: Rinspeed presents the advanced “Snap” ecosystem with the “microSNAP”

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With the “Snap,” presented at the CES in Las Vegas in early 2018, Swiss powerhouse of ideas Rinspeed for the first time presented a vehicle, where the chassis (“Skateboards“) and bodies (“Pods”) can be swapped out at any time. “Think mighty micro!” is now the new Rinspeed motto at the CES 2019. Company head Frank M. Rinderknecht has shrunk the “Snap” into the “microSNAP” with the dimensions of a Renault Twizy. And for the first time, Rinspeed demonstrates a fully automated robot station that joins and separates chassis and bodies autonomously. Experts refer to this step in car production where…

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40th participation of Rinspeed at the Geneva Motor Show (1979 – 2018)

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Not many other companies have been able to show this continuity of presence at a world fair. In 2018, for the 40th time on the shores of Lac Leman, Rinspeed will bring its novelty - this time the Rinspeed "Snap" - into the limelight. The first time a turbo-charged and personalized Golf I with sunroof was exhibited in the old halls in the Plain-Palais - in white. Even then, white was one of the fashionable and trendy colors. In between lie many color cycles and dozens of novelties and world premieres. One of the highlights was certainly the "sQuba" which in…

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Rinspeed presents the clever urban “Oasis” runabout at the CES in Las Vegas and the NAIAS in Detroit in January 2017

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You can count on Swiss automotive visionary Frank M. Rinderknecht when it comes to reimagining mobility. With the Rinspeed concept vehicle “Oasis,” the ingenious self-driving electric vehicle for the city and surrounding areas, he refutes the deeply ingrained notion of the urban jungle that requires SUVs the size of battle tanks for the daily struggle for survival. His alternative concept: a maneuverable speedster with an integrated small garden plot behind the windshield. The Rinspeed boss therefore challenges the martial appearance with mobile urban gardening. With its large glazed areas and shrouds on the front wheels, the refined and swift two-seat…

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