The VW e-Lite is an all-electric vehicle exploring the potential of 'green' vehicles.
The electric drivetrain is not only hugely energy efficient, but also space efficient, allowing a vehicle length smaller than a VW Golf, but with the load capacity of a VW Passat.
This rendering was also completed fairly early on. This is evident in the presence of the central roof-mounted door pivot. This was later discarded on the grounds of cost, as well as structural rigidity.