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Old 10-21-2015, 02:26 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Aerofocus (retired) - '00 Ford Focus ZX3
90 day: 44.66 mpg (US)

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Things Lacking:

-Heat and defrost capabilities
-Windshield wiper

If they added those, this would simply be the most cost effective electric vehicle on the mass market today. I think this product is going to do very well as a "2nd" car.

The cheapest EV, the i-MiEV is $23k starting and has 62 mile range. Kind of comparing apples to oranges but this company actually makes EVs affordable for the masses.

Unfortunately, the safety is not up to par. Nonetheless, it's still much much safer than a motorcycle.

I'm intrigued. Hopefully I'll see these things on the road. It even seems decently aerodynamic with the shell attached.
Graduate Aerospace Engineering student at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. I drive a 1993 2-door 3/5 Geo Metro XFi and a 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage DE hatchback.
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