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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 


 
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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