Foldable Electric Cars To Launch In Europe Next Year

Foldable Electric Cars To Launch In Europe Next Year
technology

MIT's Hiriko can fold on itself, drive sideways, and soon to be seen in European streets.

Yi Chen
  • 30 january 2012


Researchers from MIT have developed a highly efficient electric car for commuting around the city. Dubbed the Hiriko, the tiny vehicle is powered by a single electric engine and can fold in on itself once parked to become even smaller. In addition, the wheels can rotate 360 degrees making parallel parking much easier as drivers can simply steer sideways into the parking spot.

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