Tiny is Huge

Appropriately, the inventor of the MICRO scooter, Wim Ouboter, is tackling electric vehicle transport not just by thinking small, but by thinking tiny. As in Isetta microcar tiny. The Isetta was (is) a vehicle that cannot be ignored, no matter how diminutive its stature. This little gnat of a vehicle is super-odd, super-hard to miss, […]

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Chameau électrique

Jacques pressed the accelerator of the little plastic-bodied Citroën to the floor. The vehicle shot forward with a clattering roar, its 602 cc two-cylinder petrol engine straining under the weight of his clients. They had insisted on visiting the cliffs near the end of beach before sunset, and Jacques had the only vehicle in the […]

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Electrovair II

In 1966, Chevrolet created the Electrovair II concept car. It was an all-electric car that would go 40-80 miles before recharging, and had a top speed of 80 mph. Note that a specialized  silver zinc battery pack was used. This promotional film details the engineering features and technological advancements of the Electrovair II, an electrically powered version of […]

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