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Andrea Mocellin, a student at the Royal College of Art in London, designed the Audi Exo concept, a human powered vehicle that employs the latest exoskeleton and robotic technologies. The effort exerted by the driver is supplemented by a robotics system that multiplies input and reduces fatigue. According to Mocellin, “The target is to create a vehicle that takes us back to the basics of a physically engaging driving experience, but with an automotive quality in terms of materials and technologies.” Both the exterior design and method of propulsion are radical departures from traditional vehicles, though their viability improves as ecological concerns increase