Gallery: Gaza’s First Electric Vehicle Built from Recycled Materials Fo...

 

A 32-year-old taxi driver has created Gaza‘s first electric vehicle in the face of a major fuel crisis. Munther al-Qassas decided that investing in an electric taxi would be cheaper and less time consuming than spending hours waiting in line for petrol. Despite holding a degree in political science, Qassas was able to build the car from recycled materials in a workshop on the roof of his home over several months.

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  1. Green Hero September 12, 2012 at 9:21 am

    It is really nice to read about such people. Like this one too – http://igreenhero.com/self-made-green-heroes/

  2. kcklein September 11, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    Good for him. My only worry is how long before the Israelis deem it a threat then destroy it.

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