Renault Morphoz

Adapt the vehicle to the different usages

DATE 2020

MATURITY LEVEL MOCKUP

COMMISSIONED BY RENAULT

DESIGNED BY RENAULT DESIGN

DESIGN MANAGER FRANCOIS LEBOINE

Ext. DESIGN Marco Brunori

Int. DESIGN Damien Durand & Maximilian Kandler

CMF DESIGN Fanny SérouarT

Renault introduces Morphoz concept-car.

Morphoz is a versatile electric vehicle which adapts its configuration to city and longer travel.

Morphoz offers as well an adaptation based on the usages, both for its technical abilities and its comfort features.

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experiential setup

Morphoz setup
EXPERIENTIAL SETUP COMPONENTS

GESTURE CONTROL

Hand movement

AUDIO PLAYER

Individual speakers in headrests

TOUCH DISPLAY

Smartphone, Livingscreen, shared passenger display

GUI

Infotainment, vehicle access screens

INSTRUMENT PANEL CONFIGURATION

Livingscreen, foldable display panel

USER RECOGNITION

User recognition camera system

SEAT CONFIGURATION

Adjustable seat, flipable fornt passenger seat

LIGHTING

Exterior and Interior lighting

POWER MANAGEMENT

Plugable battery

CHASSIS CONFIGURATION

Extendable wheel base

ACCESS MANAGEMENT

Remote acces authorization

DOOR CONFIGURATION

Motorized doors

SMART LOCK

Remote lock

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Adapt the car to the new ownership​

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Key less entry

No need to share the keys between co-owners. User is recognized with face recognition when apporaching the car door. A light sequence will validate the authentification.
A simple wave gesture to open the door and to discover the car already set-up according to the user preference and mood (light, seat position)

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Easy to share vehicle

A temporary access is given with a simple activation code on guest smartphone

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Adapt the car to the travel type​

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The appropriate size

The length of the Morphoz can be adjusted to fit as best the environment (city or higway road)

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Range increase

Additional battery pack can be placed under the car for long travel 
 
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Adapt the car to the in-board usages

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Information on demand

The driver can choose the level of information delivred by the car, thanks to the foldable instrument panel : the Livingscreen
 
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Cabin configuration on demand

For long travel, passengers can beneficiate from a face to face seat configuration and a shared touch center screen to ease their social interactions

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Personal digital life continuity

When getting in, each passenger can keep listening to their personnal audio content thanks to speakers in each headrests

food for thoughts ...

Does adaptability always imply physical re-configuration ?

What kind of constraints vehicles are facing with shared ownership ?

What is the right level of in-board infotainment equipment vs. personal digital devices?

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