Mr. Greenwood approach to car development sounds very "green" indeed and idea of combining transportation need with the physical exercises is especially appealing in our era of almost chronic lack of movement in front of the office computer.
My only worry though is that on a highway it may be not a good fit for close proximity to monster trucks can be really dangerous. I have seen once while on the bus as a SMART car was almost sucked in by the turbulence generated by big Mac driven nearly. My understanding Mr. Greenwood's car will be somewhat comparable to SMART car in weight, which makes it a good choice for downtowns and unwelcome on the bigger roads.
But this limitation will not be a decisive factor in marketing of the car. Many North Americans don't need to be on the highways on the regular basis (not in LA though) and those who need would take their chances due to rising appeal of anything even remotely "green".
posted by Anvar Amangoulov
January 9, 2009
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