Sounds great. I hope the auto industry doesn’t offer him a lot of money in order to kill the concept!
Fun! Reminds me of electric bike conversion kits, which are on the market and (only) 5-10 times cheaper compared to his projected price. I hope this venture succeeds.
I'm always sceptical of these "student invents wonderful new thing" type articles, but this one seems like a concept that might actually work.