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Oct 03, 2019

Hungarian designer unveils concept car at Italian Mobility and Design event

The Hungarian-led team at the Turin division of Icona Design has revealed its latest concept car at the “Mobility and Design” event at Italy’s National Automobile Museum.

The Hungarian-led team at the Turin division of Icona Design has revealed its latest concept car at the “Mobility and Design” event at Italy’s National Automobile Museum.

The concept, dubbed “Nucleus” and marketed as “the ultimate self-driving living room”, is the product of a team led by renowned Hungarian product designer Attila Bocsi.

A graduate of Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, Bocsi’s name is well-known in international automobile design circles as over the last 25 years he has worked in several countries including Germany, Switzerland and France.

While in France, Bocsi headed a group of professionals that invented much of French car manufacturer Peugeot’s cutting-edge automotive design solutions. Among other things, he’s worked on the Peugeot 107, Peugeot Expert, 5 by Peugeot and 508 RXH models. Besides cars, the Hungarian chief designer took the lead on the look of other vehicles as well, such as the Airbus H160 helicopter.

According to Icona, Nucleus marks out a clear path for the future of automotive industry with its luxury design, fully electric engine and autonomous self-driving capabilities. What’s more, the concept estimates a range of 1,200 kilometers – 700 on batteries and an extra 500 via a hydrogen engine.