Automotive Minisizing

Smaller cars for eco, budget and simplified lifestyles
Implications - Consumers are gravitating to more humble automobile sizes as environmental values increase and budgets decrease and simplified lifestyles become more valued. For urbanites worldwide, compact designs have become desired traits, fueled largely by the credit crunch.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 98,407 Total Clicks Mar 09 - Oct 09
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Multi-Vehicle Hybrids - Jameson Klug's City is an All-in-One Eco Car and Motorbike
SCORE: 5.4
Hot 24,504 Clicks Pub: Aug 28, 09
Multi-Vehicle Hybrids
Jameson Klug's City is an All-in-One Eco Car and Motorbike
The City hybrid vehicle by Jameson Klug combines the uses of both a car and a motorbike into one eco-friendly design. Designed for developing nations, City gives a motorbike option since it tends to be… [More]
Miniature MINI Coopers - BMW Gets Small With the MINI Coupe Concept Car
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Warm 20,614 Clicks Pub: Aug 26, 09
Miniature MINI Coopers
BMW Gets Small With the MINI Coupe Concept Car
When you think of the MINI you think of a cute, small car. So what do you call one that is smaller? A Tiny? BMW’s MINI Cooper has just introduced a new (smaller!) concept car, the MINI Coupe. Exactly… [More]
Crocus-Inspired Vehicles - Bionic Concept Car Brings Plants and Technology Together
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Warm 14,459 Clicks Pub: Aug 18, 09
Crocus-Inspired Vehicles
Bionic Concept Car Brings Plants and Technology Together
The Bionic Concept Car is designer Vlad Icobet’s way of addressing the issue of air pollution in urban areas. This concept brings together nature and technology in one harmonious vehicle that runs on solar… [More]
Diamond-Shaped Futuristic Cars - The Sleek M.01 Merges Compact With Paris Style
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Warm 10,956 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 09
Diamond-Shaped Futuristic Cars
The Sleek M.01 Merges Compact With Paris Style
Ashley Cichocki envisions the future of personal transportation in Paris and rolls out the eye-catching M.01, a sleek, compact car of black diamond beauty. Aimed to be ultra green, the compact automobile… [More]
Cute Carrier Cars - CarGo Truck by Adam Schacter is a Compact Delivery Boy
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Warm 17,711 Clicks Pub: Jun 1, 09
Cute Carrier Cars
CarGo Truck by Adam Schacter is a Compact Delivery Boy
Delivery vehicles always tend to be bulky brown (no offense UPS), or white (ditto FedEx) trucks that take up way to much room, no matter the load. Now delivery systems can be customized for size with… [More]
Bubbly Concept Cars - Mitsubishi i MiEV Sport Air Debut at the Geneva Auto Show (Update)
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Warm 10,163 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 09
Bubbly Concept Cars
Mitsubishi i MiEV Sport Air Debut at the Geneva Auto Show (Update)
At the 2009 Geneva Auto Show, the Sport Air from Mitsubishi finally made its debut. The latest version of the i MiEV Sport is taller and rounder than last year's car. Rather than a teardrop shape, it's… [More]