Tango: A Homemade Electric Car

An eclectic father-son team have built a thin electric car in Spokane, Washington. What is most surprising is its top speed (130 MPH) and its weight (about the same as a Camry).
July 28, 2003, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"At 39 inches wide and 8 feet 5 inches long, it's skinnier than some motorcycles and shorter than many a living-room couch. It runs on batteries, not gas. And, if the thing ever makes it out of Spokane and into consumer production — a big if — this two-person, commuter concept car could very well alleviate air pollution, cruise past freeway congestion, shimmy through urban gridlock and actually find a parking spot."

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Published on Sunday, July 27, 2003 in The Seattle Times
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