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Old 02-27-2008, 07:21 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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90 day: 53.56 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 61.46 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by tjts1 View Post
Very cool. I saw one in Barcelona back in the summer of 2006. I didn't even realize it was electric at the time.

I think its made in Canada.
That one's probably not electric. I think I see a muffler by the left rear wheel...

The cars are made in France as ICE driven vehicles in the "quadricycle" class. ZENN buys engine & transmission-less "gliders" and ships them to Quebec where they assemble the electric drivetrain, battery packs & electronics into them.

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Zenn got a "cease operations" order- last week I think. Canada won't allow them for some reason.
.... It is such a shame that these might disappear.
They can be sold here, but only one province currently lets people drive them on public roads. Transport Canada is trying to discourage the NEV class in Canada for some reason. They'll continue to be legal in the US and elsewhere, and in some states, they're able to go 35 mph.
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