TUM Electromobility Concept Car in Munich (image) Technical University of Munich (TUM) Share Print E-Mail Caption This rendering shows a concept car in the works at TUM, the Technische Universitaet Muenchen, driving past the university's main building in Munich. The TUM Science Center for Electromobility is on track to present a driveable concept car at the next Frankfurt auto show, IAA 2011. The so-called "Project MUTE" concept is a subcompact electric car designed for competitive performance in urban settings, optimized for total lifetime cost and sustainability. The Science Center for Electromobility is part of a comprehensive initiative to accelerate development of electric vehicles, which includes collaborative projects in Singapore and China. Credit Copyright TU Muenchen, all rights reserved. Usage Restrictions Courtesy TU Muenchen, all rights reserved. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.