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A Brief History Of Three-Wheeled Cars

A Brief History Of Three-Wheeled Cars

What do the Elio, Aptera, Toyota i-Road concept and the spectacularly awful Zap Xebra have in common? They--and many more small-volume economical vehicles and concepts besides--all use one fewer wheel than the norm. Yet giving fuel-saving cars just three wheels is not a new phenomenon, stretching... read more

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Toyota i-Road Concept, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Toyota i-Road Electric Microcar: Live Photos From Geneva

The annual Geneva Motor Show is a haven for weird and wonderful concept vehicles, and one of the strangest this year is the Toyota i-Road concept. The i-Road is described by... read more March 6, 2013 by  8


 
Toyota i-Road urban electric car concept, 2013 Geneva Motor Show (video screencap)

Toyota i-Road Concept: Urban Electric Car Appears In Geneva

Unusual urban microcars have been a staple of Japanese auto shows for years, but as electric propulsion becomes more realistic and city landscapes change, most big carmakers... read more February 27, 2013 by  0


 
1958 Goggomobil Dart from the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum [Photo: RM Auctions]

Bruce Weiner Microcar Exhibits Make Nearly $8M At Auction

How much would you pay for a car that could fit in the bed of most pickup trucks? If that car is a 1958 FMR Tg500 Tiger, like a Messerschmitt with four wheels, the answer is... read more February 18, 2013 by  1


 
1959 Glas Isard 400 Coupe from the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum [Photo: RM Auctions]

Classic Microcars To Be Auctioned On February 15

If you've heard of a 1951 Atlas Babycar, 1954 Cuno Bistram or a 1956 Eshelman Deluxe Adult Sport Car, you've probably visited The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum in Madison... read more February 1, 2013 by  3


 
Honda Micro-Commuter Prototype  -  Tochigi, Japan  -  11/2012

Honda Micro-Commuter: An Innovative Electric Car, Too Small For The U.S.

How small can a vehicle get, and at a certain point is it better considered (and regulated as) a motorcycle…or some other kind of vehicle class altogether? Although... read more November 13, 2012 by  1


 
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