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Adorable One-Seater Electric Car From Wuxi Sinotech

So cute! A single-seat electric car from Wuxi Sinotech Vehicle Co. available on special from Alibaba in China.



(Wuxi Sinotech electric car)

At least we know the thing can ride all day thanks to a fairly large 60V and 32Ah battery pack with 1,920 Wh of capacity. Sure, we’ve seen electric bicycles with more battery than that, but nothing about our little single-seater minivan is excessive. That modest lead acid battery pack gets a claimed 60 km (37 miles) range. That’s an hour and a half at full speed, and trust me when I say you’re unlikely to want to spend more than 90 minutes at a time in this thing.

In his 1928 classic short story The Revolt of the Pedestrians, Golden Age great Dr. David H Keller foresaw an entire class of vehicles - and riders:

... the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia was filled with the usual throng of pleasure seekers, each in his own auto-car.

Noiselessly, on rubber-tired wheels, they journeyed...


(The Autocar from The Revolt of the Pedestrians)

Check out the cheap Mini electric car with high quality via electrek.

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