Dezeen In Depth features impact of EV technology on car design

This month’s Dezeen In Depth newsletter looks at how electric vehicle technology is changing car design and features an exclusive interview with 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale curator Lesley Lokko. Subscribe to Dezeen In Depth now.

Cars could start to look dramatically different as electric vehicles become the norm but battery technology must first improve, designers tell Dezeen.

Electric vehicles (EVs) are set to dominate our roads in the coming decades, with many countries intending to ban the sale of new internal combustion engine (ICE) cars by 2035 including the UK, China, Japan and most of Europe, as well as several US states.

Already demand for plug-in cars is surging. The International Energy Agency expects 14 million to be sold worldwide this year, representing 18 per cent of the overall car market – up from just four per cent in 2020.

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Lesley Lokko is the curator of this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale

May’s Dezeen in Depth also features an opinion piece from Rob Bevan on the cultural and political implications of King Charles III’s love for traditional architecture and an exclusive interview with 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale curator Lesley Lokko.

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Dezeen In Depth is sent on the last Friday of every month and delves deeper into the major stories shaping architecture and design. Each edition includes an original feature article on a key topic or trend, an interview with a prominent industry figure and an opinion piece from a leading critic. Read the latest edition of Dezeen In Depth or subscribe here.

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