Honda WANDER STAND CONCEPT

"Wander" (freely, stroll) and "Stand" (to ride)

Next generation mobility provides users with new experiences and discoveries at their destination, through new autonomous driving technologies such as the Honda Omni Traction Drive System. The WANDER STAND CONCEPT is a modern design expressing how people can feel secure, relax and enjoy mobility.

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    <Final sketch> Japanesque modern and simple design. Honda Omni Traction Drive System allows wheels to be fully covered. Upright design accentuates turning movements.

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    <Final sketch> Rear design emanates presence and safety in crowded traffic, despite its small size.

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    Upright layout minimizes footprint. Standard parking space fits four units fit side-by-side.

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    Upright lights characterize uniquely new mobility. Triangular-pattern front and rear lights matching door and roof lattices add to modern Japanesque impression.

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    <Final sketch> Spacious, glassy window and simple, modern, friendly center joystick console design.

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    Drive information concentrated in central, easy-to-see panel. Front glass overlays useful information for strolling or sightseeing.

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    Upright seating packaging is easy to board, and provides a sense of security. With shoulders touching, two can share their enjoyment.

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    Joystick easily controls movement, such as forward/reverse, rotation and sideways-slide, with freedom.

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    Typically Japanese, rich welcoming interior expressed by modern Japanesque textures.

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    Seat fabric made by textiles that change appearance from different angles enhance the freedom of WANDER STAND's movement.

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    In initial development, enthusiastic discussions covered a wide scope, such as what small mobility should be to society, and the future of autonomous driving.

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    Researching (riding) the rickshaw, the WANDER STAND's origin. Realization that the rickshaw makes a stroll, or sightseeing, is even more enjoyable, with the scenery from a higher vantage point, and the chitchat and trivia provided by the rickshaw man.

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    Before building a model of the vehicle with a shape and size unprecedented, a box with full-scale sketches on all sides allowed designers to confirm and adjust the WANDER STAND's size.

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    Along with full-scale sketches, rudimentary packaging allowed designers to consider interior space, visibility and riding posture. Without similar prior models as a basis, trial and error prevailed.

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    Mockup allowed designers to confirm exterior looks and interior space. Improvements are made before building a working model.

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    Critical to the WANDER STAND's design, optimal materials and colors were carefully considered to enhance the vehicle's image.

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    The very first operating test. Even the designers and engineers were astounded when the WANDER STAND first moved, and shared a common feeling: "This is fun!"

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    Seat upholstery was co-developed with Hosoo Co., Ltd. in Kyoto, a leader in Nishijin textiles. No effort was spared in considering how different weaves made different expressions and tones, to arrive at the perfect material.

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    Honda WANDER WALKER CONCEPT

    "Wander" (freely) and "Walker" (the pedestrian), Anytime

    An "Urban micro-mover for one" entices the user (anyone) to go outdoors any time, anywhere. A simple design conveniently and safely enhancing access to the metropolitan infrastructure.

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      Steer-by-wire mechanism realizes slim twin frame structure which is both stylish and easy to use.

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      Urban yet warm colors and see-through structure give the WANDER WALKER a look that matches the city, both indoors and out.

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      Solid chassis design and nimble, go-anywhere seat gives driver a feeling of security, despite its small size.

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      Intuitive controls, and twin lever steering suitable for even long drives. Tablet acts as navigation system.

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      Slim enough to board elevators and pass through ticket gates. Easy to board, and convenient to go shopping.

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      Ultra-small 1m turning radius mode. Direction changes even in tight spaces poses no problem.

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      Welcome seat mode - Seat rotates and tilts. This mode is activated when the driver approaches with tablet, which acts as the key.

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      Soft lighting assists driving on pavements, allowing pedestrians to easily see vehicle movement.

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      Trying it out: Elevators are surprisingly confined.

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      Testing Welcome Seat angle. 10º angle allowed driver to sit deeply on the seat while heels maintained a firm and steady footing.

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      Designers used clay models to check overall size: By moving farther, moving closer, boarding.

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      Coordinating materials considering usage situations

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      All involved in exchanging ideas. Free flow of opinions unifies the direction.

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      Clay model is measured to prepare a solid model. The shape is further refined.

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      Working model is used to test movement. Operation feel and speed is adjusted to enable safe driving.

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      How can operation be perfected? Trial and error.

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      Sudden problems happen. Everyone is involved in finding the cause.

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      (from left) Seat/Steering test model, Styling model, Working model.

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