29 Jun '15, 9am

The ELF: A Half-Bike, Half-Car Solar and Pedal-Powered Urban Vehicle by Organic Transit

The ELF allows you to move around the city without the cost or emissions of a gas-powered vehicle while still providing you with protection from the elements. The ELF is powered by your own energy via floor pedals, but when you need a little extra boost up a hill or for a break, the electric motor can be engaged to move the vehicle. The ELF is designed to carry a rider and cargo inside the shell, and is equipped with road vehicle necessities like turn signals, lights and mirrors, all while being small enough to fit in the average bike lane.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/the-elf-a-half-bike-half-car-solar-a...

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