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Casple Podadera folding car ready to challenge Hiriko

by Danny King (RSS feed) on Feb 21st, 2013 at 7:53AM

A couple of Spanish consortiums appear to be engaging in a car yoga challenge by introducing progressively smaller electric vehicles that can "fold" themselves into ever-shrinking city spaces. The latest effort is from Casple Group, which is pitching a car it is developing with designer Francisco Podadera that would be able to tuck in its rear wheels to shrink itself by about 15 inches to a tidy six-feet, three-inches long, or about two-and-a-half feet shorter than a Smart Fortwo. The Casple Podadera would also have an 80-mile single-charge range as well as a top speed of 66 miles per... Read More

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