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ZEOS Project

Electric vehicle concept (2006)

The following sites will present the concept “ZEOS”, a holistic approach for individual mobility of the future based on an electric vehicle (ZEOS-“EcoLiner”) and an energy-segment (“Power-by-the-hour”).

The car is constructed from the base on exclusively for the usage of electrical energy and therefor is able to completely use all advantages of an electric vehicle (modular production, interior design, crash-safety, etc.). On the energy-side all positive impacts on the electricity market are taken into account and are integrated. Here the project not only offers an additional market for selling electric power but also it is able to solve problems on the balancing energy market, which occur more and more since renewable energy is supported in a greater way (like excess of energy at off-peak periods at nights or in moments of high wind speeds or rapid changes in cloud coverings of the sky).

Secured by technological competitive edges, usage of all synergies because of the holistic approach as well as a high number of own patents and trade mark rights in this segment ZEOS combines all chances that are offered by the future of electric mobility as the new megatrend. On the market-side the car is purposely positioned in the TOP-segment, regarding performance, quality and vehicle-segment. The advantages of the new drive in comparison to conventional combustion engines will have the effect that the ZEOS-“EcoLiner” will outperform many of its competitors in handling, comfort and safety features and therefor will have great chances to change the market of long distance limousines.

„Power-by-the-hour“ on the energy-side will generate sustainable profits with buying and leasing of batteries, installation and operation of battery change stations (“PowerTower”) as well as with the selling of energy for mobility.


Concept ZEOS is based on selling electric vehicles with batteries, which can be charged by the owner as well as changed on exchange stations (“PowerTower”). The vehicles will have up to date GPS systems that will guide the driver to the next station automatically if the battery runs low. The exchange will take less than a stop to refuel patrol (60-90s) and the driver can remain seated in the car. An billing-system that uses ident-numbers of the battery and the vehicle, will charge the owner then with the provided extra energy.

When charging in the own garage other intelligent systems will be used that will automatically try to buy cheap energy at peak-off hours. The system of battery-exchanges on long distance trips will eliminate the shorter-range-disadvantage of electric cars, which is the main concern today against these kinds of cars. However the typical advantages (no disturbing noise while driving, no emission, possibility of recuperation (recirculation of energy during braking), smaller mounting dimensions and more space for the passenger room) will come fully into effect.

In contrast to other vehicles in the market ZEOS bribes with its holistic approach. Only the building of strategic alliances with energy suppliers and political parties will create opportunities to let the energy-supply-network grow parallel to more electric cars coming into the market.

The realization of the ZEOS-mobility-concept is based on two pillars. Firstly the production of ZEOS-vehicles and secondly the building and operation of the energy-side (“Power-by-the-hour”), which will buy and lease the batteries, operate the exchange-stations as well as organize the sales of energy at the owners home (including intelligent billing systems, energy recovery into the network at peak-hours, etc.).

Videos zum ZEOS-Projekt


ZEOS-electric vehicle with electric door


Battery exchange station "PowerTower" and exchange process on ZEOS car


Technische Daten

Category ZEOS "Eco-Liner"
Peak performance in PS up to 434
Range in km 350-400
Emission (well to wheel) echte ZERO
Interior space upper class
Comfort upper class
Time of battery exchange at station < 60 seconds
Price without battery appr. 48.000 €