Nova Car

 

OPEN INNOVATION LABORATORY PERFECTLY CONVEYS NOVARES’ EXPERTISE AND COLLABORATION WORK WITH STARTUPS

“Designed as a true open innovation laboratory, Nova Car is our demonstration vehicle. Whether we think about green mobility, in-vehicle well-being or the user interface, it perfectly represents our technical expertise and what we have achieved through working with our partners.

 

In 2021, the Nova Car programme has been boost, with four demonstration vehicles featuring ready-to-use technologies that are paving the way for greener travel. We also now have solutions dedicated to electric (including hydrogen), hybrid and combustion vehicles.”

 

Pierre Boulet, CEO of Novares

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NOVA CAR EXPERIENCE

User Experience

Featuring innovations aimed at enhancing the user experience, this vehicle brings together all the innovations that make car travel smooth, quiet, comfortable, and convenient. From technology to reduce road and engine noise, to haptic touch controls and stylish displays, the car displays the latest innovations in in-car comfort.

TOUCH’N FEEL

High definition haptic feedback platform for human-machine interfaces

SQUEEZE COMMAND

Touch and pressure-sensing control buttons

NATURAL DECORATION

Range of natural decoration parts with low CO2 footprint

ACOUSTIC WAL (WHEEL-ARCH-LINER)

Plastic device to decrease tire noise

HYBRID ENGINE COVER

Acoustic engine cover from hybrid material

POLYURETHANE FOAM BEAUTY COVER

Stylish and functional engine cover

SILENT DUCT

Lightweight, high acoustic performance air intake duct

TONA

High performing turbo acoustic attenuator with polyurethane foam

Intuitive interface

Sleek and easy-to-use devices make the human-machine interface easier and instinctive, and this vehicle shows off the latest and best advances in intelligent design. From effective and unobtrusive air ventilation, to backlighting and subtle messaging, the car puts technology to work to seamlessly integrate with the needs and desires of its users.

SLIM’N STYLE

Slot design mechanical air vent without visible moving parts

SMART N’STYLE

Slot design electro-mechanical air vent without visible moving parts

ENJOY COMMUNICATION

Communication backlighting through a decorative surface

BRIGHT & SHADOW

Stylish branding adding ghosted effect to illuminated text or image on a high-gloss black background

SCROLL N’FEEL 1.0 W/IML

All-in-one designation for the Cover Lens

IME IN-MOLD ELECTRONICS
2D

2D in-mold printed electronics film for intuitive touch selection

SMART DOOR HMI

3D shape module, three 3D in-mold electronics technologies from Novares for car interiors

MY ABSOLUTE INTERFACE

Two flat-screen displays housed under a single curved cover lens

Green Mobility

Saving energy and reducing CO2 emissions, green mobility concerns us all. This vehicle highlights some of the cunning inventions designed to make tomorrow’s conventional, hybrid or electric cars greener than today. From better oil separation devices, thru lightweight components, to aerodynamic advances, this car brings together the myriad small improvements that lead to better overall environmental performance.

GREEN BAFFLE PLATE

Plug and play passive CO2 emissions reducer

GREEN BOOST

Aerodynamic deflectors for better overall car performance

COOLING BASE

High thermal efficiency and lightweight

COOLING FRAME

High temperature uniformity and thermal efficiency

FLYING WALL / OIL SEPARATION FLAP

A new solution for a safer engine lubrication

ULTIMATE DECANTATION (VENTURI)

High performance passive oil separator using air-boosting Venturi effect

TWO-STAGE THERMOSTATIC VALVE IN COOLING CIRCUIT

Pressure release system to prevent thermostat valve blocks

OIL MANAGEMENT FOR CO2 EMISSIONS REDUCTION

Plug and play active CO2 emissions reducer

INTERNAL CONNECTION BOARD

3 in 1 and swelling force absorption solution

MY SMART BATTERY MODULE

Plug and play solution with high thermal efficiency

PTC HEATED THERMOSTAT

Cost effective thermostat heater with safer electrical connections sealing

PLASTIC FUEL CELL COMPONENTS

Lightweight solution for fuel cell stack module

SMART WATER THERMAL MANAGEMENT FOR EMISSION REDUCTION

Energy harvesting module bringing local powertrain warm up

E-Green

The switch to electric vehicles is under way and Novares is working hard on innovations to make electric vehicles lighter, greener and more aesthetically pleasing. From stylish roof bars, thru smart tubes and connectors, to state-of-the-art ‘invisible’ antennae, this vehicle shows off the innovations that suit the latest automobile technology.

MY TRAVEL THERAPY

Device to reduce motion sickness

NOVA FAST

Quick, intuitive and smart fasteners for foldable roof bars

WHERE I AM

Ultra-precise antenna invisibly integrated into the car spoiler

E-MACHINE COMPONENT

Plastic modules for safer and more efficient e-Motors

ADVANCED AIS FOR EMISSION REDUCTION

Smart tube and connectors for leakage and disconnection monitoring

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