Compact Commute

As real estate becomes more costly, urbanites turn to mini-sizing their lives

Implications - Most people live in urban areas and as such, space is a commodity that is very valuable. Seeing a micro-sizing trend in home design and technology, now it seems downsizing transportation is the next complimentary step to enhance urban living. A new generation of compact bicycles, cars and motorbikes are being embraced.
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Electricity-Powered Subcompacts - The Future Personal Transportation System Encourages Eco Commuting
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Warm 38,633 Clicks Pub: Apr 11, 13
Electricity-Powered Subcompacts
The Future Personal Transportation System Encourages Eco Commuting
The motivation for the design of the Future Personal Transportation System was to potentially offer people more options for means of eco-friendly travel. With Indian motorists in mind, Sanu K R... [More]
Boxy Battery-Powered Scooters - The Zeit Eco Takes You Places with Less Effort and No Emissions
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Warm 11,772 Clicks Pub: Apr 10, 13
Boxy Battery-Powered Scooters
The Zeit Eco Takes You Places with Less Effort and No Emissions
The benefits of a scooter and a mini motorcycle are wrapped up in this quirky rectangular package that’s known as the Zeit Eco. The convenient conveyance has been designed so that it’s... [More]
Reconfigurable Compact Cars - The TET City Car Adapts to Serve a Variety of Very Different Purposes
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Mild 24,909 Clicks Pub: Apr 17, 13
Reconfigurable Compact Cars
The TET City Car Adapts to Serve a Variety of Very Different Purposes
Based on its four wheels and its general dimensions, the TET City Car would give most people the impression that it is just an automobile—a futuristic-looking one indeed, but merely a personal... [More]
Open-Air Subcompacts - The Renault Sunny Concept Car Bridges the Gap Between Biking and Driving
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Average 15,124 Clicks Pub: Apr 9, 13
Open-Air Subcompacts
The Renault Sunny Concept Car Bridges the Gap Between Biking and Driving
If you’re not a motorcycle sort of person, perhaps you might see the value in owning or operating something like the Renault Sunny. This remarkably compact vehicle has the space to seat just... [More]
Enhanced Everyman Motorbikes - The Peugeot Scooter 2++ Attracts a New Demographic of Drivers
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Average 1,456 Clicks Pub: Apr 12, 13
Enhanced Everyman Motorbikes
The Peugeot Scooter 2++ Attracts a New Demographic of Drivers
The Peugeot Scooter 2++ has been intelligently designed so that it appeals to the many people who enjoy vespas and compact, two-wheeled motor vehicles, but it also attracts those who deem this sort... [More]
Autonomous Sidewalk Vehicles - This Compact Vechicle by Hitachi is a Great Alternative to Walking
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Untested 1,234 Clicks Pub: Mar 29, 13
Autonomous Sidewalk Vehicles
This Compact Vechicle by Hitachi is a Great Alternative to Walking
There are times when you just don’t feel like walking from one place to another, and this miniature sidewalk vehicle is a creative alternative to walking or taking the bus home. The good... [More]
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