Hydro Collaborates with Polestar for Re:Move
Commissioned by Wallpaper Magazine, and created by designer Konstantin Grcic, material experts from energy and aluminium company Hydro have collaborated with electric car maker Polestar and electric motorcycle pioneer CAKE to develop Re:Move. Re:Move is a small but multi-functional electric transporter for the city of the immediate future, and presents a new, sustainable way to carry and deliver goods. Radical in design, engineering and ambition, Re:Move aims to spark new thinking around urban infrastructure and mobility. Grcic has designed Re:Move to be a dynamic, three-wheeled urban ‘sled.’ A team of innovators in e-mobility and Hydro’s experts in material engineering, collaborating remotely, worked to make his vision a viable, working reality. Compact and mobile enough for most bike lanes but big enough to handle a 275-kg payload, Re:Move defines a new vehicle category. Built with fully recyclable, low-carbon aluminium, Re:Move carries and delivers in a cleaner, quieter, kinder way.
Grcic worked with the Hydro engineering team, Polestar’s design engineering lead at the company’s UK R&D facility, Chris Staunton, and CAKE founder Stefan Ytterborn to overcome the complex engineering challenges of realizing his design.
A working version of Re:Move will be unveiled autumn 2021, but the story behind the development of Re-Move (so far) will be first revealed by the collaboration partners at the SXSW (South by South West) Conference & Festival on March 17, 2021, at 18:00 CET. This will be followed by a Q&A session with the Re:Move partners on 18. March at 16.00 CET, open and free of charge for everyone who would like to attend.