MIT’s Stackable CityCar

MIT’s Stackable CityCar
Design

Smaller and more efficient than the Smart Car, MIT's new CityCar goes on display at New York's Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 15 november 2010

New York’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum will be showing off MIT’s new CityCar, a design conceived by late Media Lab director William Mitchell.

The CityCar is a stackable, rechargeable, dual passenger, golf-cart like vehicle that can be picked up from a charging station and rented with the swipe of a card. Returned cars are stacked and re-charged taking up as little city space as possible. These energy efficient battery-powered cars are expected to get the equivalent of between 150 and 200 miles per gallon of gasoline.

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