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    Space-age electric tuk-tuk ready for taxi passengers in Philippines

    Tuk-tuks are the three-wheeled passenger vehicles commonly used in Asia, and they're often noisy and most-certainly-not-emissions-free. To counter the current state, Japanese start-up company Terra Motors has launched an electric tuk-tuk and thinks its electric tricycle will be a cost competitive ...

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    Epic EV throwing a Torq launch party with free rides

    The journey of the Torq roadster from Epic EV has been pretty low key for a three-wheeled bullhorn of a car that screams, "LOOK AT ME!!!" with its volume stuck at 11. There hasn't been a flood of press releases calling attention to the effort and there are no bizarre long-form commercials ...

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    Report: From London to New Delhi in a rickshaw?

    A three-wheeled, 175-cc rickshaw hardly seems adequate for the 6,338-mile trip from London to New Delhi, India, but that's precisely the type of vehicle Sanjay Sharma, a 44-year-old IT professional from the UK, choose for his epic journey. Dubbed the Flying Rani – a black and yellow ...

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    T3 Motion to show off T3, R3 electric vehicles in New York

    T3 Motion, makers of the Segway-ish T3 electric stand-up vehicle and the oddly configured three-wheeled electric R3, has announced that T3 Day is coming to New York City on August 12. Experience Square, located just outside the NYSE, will host the event where riding the T3 will likely be the ...

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    Down, but not out: Aptera raises much-needed $2.25 million

    Reserving an Aptera 2e is, at this point in time, not an option, but that doesn't necessarily mean that Aptera itself is out of the game. According to GigaOM, the three-wheeled electric automaker is not bankrupt and, in fact, just raised $2.25 million of a planned $3 million by selling ...

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    VIDEO: Translogic drives the Arcimoto SRK, makes us hopeful

    If you've heard about Arcimoto, an electric vehicle start-up, and have been wondering what's up with the company and their three-wheeled product, wonder no more. Translogic has tracked the company down, taken a fifth-generation prototype – the SRK – for a ride and made one of their ...

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    T3 Motion R3 blurs the line between 3 wheelers and 4 [w/VIDEO]

    T3 Motion, the company best known for making a 3-wheeled mobility device that makes security personnel resemble centurion-like robot overlords from the future, has just introduced their vision of a sporty commuter, the R3 prototype. Although the all-electric two-seater is technically a three ...

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    Pentagon deploys T3 Series electric three-wheeler for perimeter security

    T3 Motion Inc., makers of the T3 Series electric personal mobility vehicles, has announced that it will deploy two of its battery-powered Stand-up models at the world's largest office building – the Pentagon. The duo of T3 electrics will be utilized to monitor the perimeter of the ...

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    Piaggio Ape reintroduced to UK market

    Perodua UK Limited, the importer of Piaggio Commercial Vehicles, has just announced that it's bringing the classic three-wheeled Ape back to the UK market. First introduced way back in 1948, the Ape (pronounced, ap-ey, FWIW, which is Italian for "bee." Vespa is Italian for "wasp") is based on the ...

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    Why do so many green cars have only three wheels?

    You may have noticed that a lot of new "green" cars not only lack a large carbon footprint but they also seem to be missing something else; a fourth wheel. Recently the three-wheel configuration has been appearing in various forms of vehicles, from the space-age Aptera to the ...

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    Cree SAM-Evolution II looks like an angry locust, available now

    If you crave driving an electric car that looks like an angry locust and are tired of waiting for the new version of the SAM that we told you may be coming, this may be your lucky day. We have found one of the original 80 prototypes for sale and, though it may be a few years old, it has been much ...

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    Hodge Hawk three-wheeler concept from New Zealand

    Click above for a gallery of the Hodge Hawk concept
    Perhaps you've noticed how many new three-wheeled vehicles have been sprouting up lately intended for the streets. It's no coincidence, as anything with fewer than four wheels is generally considered a motorcycle, though states are free to create ...

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    Ontario could vote against kids in three-wheeled eco cars

    Photo by runneralan2004. Licensed under Creative Commons license 2.0.What makes a motorcycle? We know that a lot of automakers have realized that by going down to three wheels in a "car," they can avoid a lot of the rules and regulations that apply to motorized four-wheelers: crash testing, NEV ...

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    Brudeli introduces Europe to its Leanster

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    Trikes are pretty hot these days. Whether they lean or not, using three wheels instead of two is a concept that has been gaining traction in an effort to... gain traction. Three contact patches allows for more rubber on the road, ...

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    Editorial: Why make three-wheeled vehicles? Are they legal? Should they be?

    Click above for more images of the Aptera Typ1 eGasoline prices in the United States are helping push along the development of many new vehicles such as the Volt from General Motors. Such game-changing vehicles as the Volt and the original Toyota Prius demand a huge amount of research and, even ...

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    Tuk Tuk coming to American roads near you?

    We recently reported on the unfortunate demise of the Bajaj 3-wheeler from the American market due to slow sales. Happily, a new brand of funky 3-wheelers is set to make its debut in the U.S. by way of Thailand. Tuk Tuk North America (TTNA) reports that its vehicles are currently undergoing EPA and ...

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    More details on the electric Triac emerge + new truck?

    Recently we broke a story about a new electric "highway capable" three-wheeled car being prepared for the American market called the Triac. We promised to keep you posted and now that some interesting new details have emerged, behold the posting. Apparently, many of you out there contacted Green ...

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    VIDEO: New Triac highway speed electric car available now?

    digg_url = ''; Is there a new three-wheeled highway-capable electric car about to emerge from "stealth mode"? We believe so and we have the video to prove it. As our faithful readers well know, we have been following ...

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    Meet the e-Snake, a DIY electric tilting 3-wheeled scooter

    Click on the image for more high-res shotsPowered by lithium ion batteries and motivated by dual rear in-hub electric motors, the University of Padova has created the e-Snake electric tilting three-wheeler. The vehicle was entered into the Formula Electric and Hybrid Italy 2007 student competition, ...

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    Piaggio launches a three and four-wheeled offensive, with diesel and CNG engines

    Usually when we mention Piaggio on these pages, it has to do with their popular line of scooters. This time, though, we are focusing on their three and four-wheeled line of utility vehicles. The popular Ape model and the rest of the three-wheeled variants that Piaggio offers in India are getting ...


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