Yves and his design studio Fuseproject accomplished this by using two small electric motors instead of a large combustion engine which gives the truck a shorter front end.
Readers were fascinated by the vehicle, one praised its "good-looking and versatile" design. Whilst another loved the "cute" concept.
Other stories in this week's newsletter that fired up the comments section included a round concrete church in Brazil by ARQBR, Bjarke Ingels' plans for an entirely self-sufficient, island home in Canada and the launch of a new edition of Dezeen Awards, which will celebrate architecture, interiors and design in China.
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