Posts Tagged 'electric vehicle'

Converting Classic Cars to Electric Vehicles [video]

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i-Road – Toyota’s Strange Little Concept Vehicle

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Wired reported –

The i-Road is not a car. It’s a funky electric three-wheeled concept the automaker seems to think we’ll one day use to zip around cities burning nothing but rubber. It combines the advantages of a motorcycle (nimble, thrifty, easy to park) and of a car (enclosed, controls you’re used to, won’t topple) in a vehicle that is as fun to drive as it is weird to see.

Continue reading and watch a video HERE.

First Porsche From 1898 Found In Barn

1st-porsche-sAccording to TheVerge –

The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the “Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model” — nicknamed the “P1” for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche himself in 1898. The following year, Porsche raced the P1 at an electric vehicle exposition in Berlin and took home first place, completing the nearly 25-mile course 18 minutes faster than the next competitor. Not long thereafter, it seems the vehicle was abandoned.

Continue reading HERE.

 

 


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