Tuga Innovations, a developer of solutions for urban mobility challenges, has entered a non-binding letter of intent with air purification company Rensair for a potential commercial relationship to integrate air quality technology into Tuga Innovation’s new Tuga electric vehicle.
Headquartered in London, Rensair specializes in the combination of high-efficiency particulate air and ultraviolet C technology for a range of sectors including in automotive.
If a collaboration between Tuga Innovations and Rensair comes to fruition, then the clean air specialist will develop an environmental control unit for the Tuga EV to purify, clean and monitor air quality inside the cabin. The system will also be capable of filtering and destroying pathogens and organic compounds like Covid-19.
“We are thrilled with the possible opportunity to work with Tuga Innovations to develop a new standard for air quality within urban mobility,” commented Frederik Hendriksen, co-founder, Rensair. “Like in buildings, the air quality inside vehicles is substantially worse than the outside air and we share Tuga Innovations’ vision in creating a safer and healthier commute for everyone.”
“We define ourselves as not just a vehicle developer but as a solution provider for urban mobility difficulties, and in this context having clean air inside our Tugas makes so much sense,” added César Barbosa, vice president, Tuga Innovations. Not just transportation, but also as a health solution while getting from point A to point B.”
If Rensair technology is introduced, hospital quality air will be available for Tuga drivers and passengers. Benefits include air quality controls inside the EV which will help to provide information on exterior conditions, in addition to providing a healthier way to travel in congested urban areas.
“Innovation, quality and collaboration are our key company values, and nothing reflects them better than the nature of the proposed relationship with Rensair,” said John Hagie, CEO, Tuga Innovations. “Innovation is essential to our approach toward passenger quality of life, and we are scrupulous about keeping people in a Tuga safe, in all definitions of the term. A collaboration with Rensair could enhance our solution to urban mobility as an added value opportunity which is great for the public, our company, and shareholders alike.”