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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Peugeot’s HYmotion3
Posted By Jorge Chapa On October 7, 2008 @ 12:30 pm In Green Transportation,TransportationTuesday | 6 Comments
Peugeot  is just one of the companies currently showcasing their latest and greatest at the 2008 Paris Motor Show . One of our favorites offerings from this year’s offerings is the Hymotion 3  concept vehicle, which facilitates urban mobility by bridging the gap between an electric scooter and a car. The lean small-framed vehicle has a maximum speed of 70mph and gets an incredible 118mpg.
The Hymotion 3  features three wheels  – two in the front and one in the back. Its front wheels are each equipped with an electric motor, while the back wheel is powered by a diesel engine. As the vehicle is a hybrid, it can be driven in the city in electric mode (powered by Lithium-ion batteries), while its diesel engine allows it to keep up on the open highway.
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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/10/07/hymotion3-concept-car-by-peugeot/
 Peugeot: http://www.peugeot.com/
 2008 Paris Motor Show: http://www.mondialautomobile.com/
 Hymotion 3: http://www.peugeot.com/en/news/2008/10/2/hymotion3-compressor-the-missing-link.aspx?page=2&count=108&filterBy=1
 three wheels: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/05/20/transportation-tuesday-the-80mph-triac-goes-on-sale/
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