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Old 03-18-2018, 03:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Passengers First Light Truck - A Modern Take on a Narrow Wake

https://www.researchgate.net/publica..._a_Narrow_Wake

This is an interesting proposal. A light truck for passengers-plus-cargo instead of cargo-plus-passengers. It reminds me of nothing so much as Neil Blanchard's CarBEN but with side doors and rear entry for cargo only. The upright cargo hold follows the Tropfenwagen but with very modern fenders. There are also things I haven't delved into about sight lines and possibly acoustics.

It's seems worth a thread. It's hard to quote illustrations and DuckDuckGo came up dry, so have a look.

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Old 03-18-2018, 04:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Install NoScript and try again. Were you able to pull down the PDF? Did you see the suicide scissor doors?
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April 2016; I wonder if they ever got a prototype built?
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For me it's an interesting point of departure for further musings. But you could ask:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ed_Fontana

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