We’ve all been hearing for years how much more eco-friendly it is to take
the train than it is to drive – but this is the car that could change that.
The Prominence Commuting Device is an ultra-compact electric vehicle that is
not only street-legal (at least in Japan) but beats the train on CO2
Built by solar car racing group Team Prominence, the PCD is made from parts
that are readily available to people who want to follow the team’s lead and
build their own tiny electric vehicle. The little powerhouse can travel 90
km (56 miles) on a single charge and the battery takes just four hours to
Sporting only three wheels and one seat, the PCD is definitely a commuter
vehicle and not a family car. Rather than regular side-opening doors, the
PCD features a hatch that lifts up to allow passengers access. This
definitely adds to the vehicle’s futuristic looks.
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