‘No Harmful Emissions’ C-ZEN: Designed by Courb, Powered by Valence

March 14, 2011 / No Comments

The 2011 Geneva Motor Show saw the unveiling of the Courb C-ZEN. The Courb C-ZEN electric concept car is a collaborative project between French designer Courb and Texas-based battery supplier Valence Technology.

czen ‘No Harmful Emissions’ C ZEN: Designed by Courb, Powered by Valence

The C-ZEN stands for ‘C’est Zéro Emission Nocive’, French for ‘No Harmful Emissions’ was unveiled at this year’s Geneva show and is the second-generation C-ZEN vehicle from Courb.

The EV is powered by a 15kW electric motor and a patented lithium phosphate battery pack, the C-ZEN has a range of 205km and has a top speed of 110km/h.

Valence claims that the C-ZEN complies with norms of many European cities and is aimed at young urban citizens.

Neither Courb nor Valence has announced any plans for a production version of the C-ZEN, with the focus of the vehicle on its design and engineering elements.

Valence is globally renowned for lithium iron magnesium phosphate advanced energy storage solutions and integrated command and control logic. The company is based in Austin, Texas and makes commercial EV to industrial and marine equipments. Valence’s efficient, pollution free batteries are an essential component of the C-ZEN.