Gallery: TRANSPORTATION TUES: The SAM Recyclable Electric Vehicle

SAM Electric Vehicle by Cree
 
SAM Electric Vehicle by Cree

This sprightly three-wheeled vehicle packs some great sustainable features into a pint-sized package. Created by the Swiss company Cree, the award-winning SAM car seats two in an agile body that is 90% recyclable, has a maximum speed of 85 kilometers per hour, and touts an emission-free 15 kilowatt electric motor that charges fully in just 6 hours. The design was recently re-tooled by Impact Automotive Technologies in preparation for a limited release of 500 cars in September, with 5000 units targeted for 2009.

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4 Comments

  1. MvTCracker August 7, 2008 at 4:19 am

    I would really love to have one I hafto agree we need them in canada

  2. ac1dfl3sh August 6, 2008 at 9:28 am

    When can I get one in Canada?? :)

  3. marwooj August 6, 2008 at 3:45 am

    Something really cool almost from Poland :-)

  4. elepski August 5, 2008 at 1:28 pm

    I\’ll take one.. put some Mooneyes spun covers on those gnarly front wheels and it’s golden

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