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Pedal-Powered Trikes

Oophaga is a Pedal-Powered Eco-Friendly Tricycle

— September 27, 2010 — Autos
In an attempt to offer a pollution-free ride, industrial designers are coming up with creative car designs that aim to reduce the impact of global warming. Milos Todorovic is also a designer whose designs are based on this eco-friendly concept.

Milos Todorovic's Oophaga is a recumbent bike made of very light and durable materials. The chassis of the trike consists of very light but strong carbon fiber, allowing for customization. Oophaga's rim, seat and color scheme can also be customized.
Trend Themes
1. Eco-friendly Transportation - There's an opportunity to develop more eco-friendly transportation solutions like Oophaga.
2. Customizable Vehicles - Consumers are interested in customized options for their vehicles, as demonstrated by the Oophaga tricycle.
3. Lightweight Carbon Fiber Design - Carbon fiber's qualities may lead to more durable and lightweight vehicle options in the future.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive Industry - The automotive industry can explore integrating more eco-friendly and customizable features into their design processes.
2. Outdoor and Sports Industry - The Oophaga tricycle design may appeal to the outdoor and sports industry, who may want to source more sustainable transportation options.
3. Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Industry - There's an opportunity to develop and manufacture more products with light yet sturdy carbon fiber material.
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