27 Dec '13, 3pm

Kandi EV vending machine is carsharing for $3.25 an hour in China

Kandi EV vending machine is carsharing for $3.25 an hour in China

China's cities are blanketed by toxic haze with air pollution that can shut down places like Beijing. Of course, there are many citizens who want to move from a scooter to a car, but that could create more pollution. In steps carsharing, and an idea from Kandi Technologies Group that its small electric vehicles could be part of the solution in the city of Hangzhou, an hour-long train ride from Shanghai. Kandi produces a small, Smart -car like EV that can go 75 miles on a charge and reach a top speed of 50 miles per hour. Seems like boilerplate EV territory, right? Except that they're being stored in vending machine-like parking garages and can be rented for $3.25 per hour. See for yourself in the video below by filmmaker Aaron Rockett. The EVs are stored in vending machine-like parking garages and can be rented for $3.25 per hour. Through its joint venture with Geely Autom...

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