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Folding NEV

Fits in where it is needed
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NEVs are low speed vehicles (25 mph) which have a limited range. As a tradeoff for being slow, they don't have to have the normal safety stuff that a car on a freeway would need. They are usually electric, and since they only have a 30 mile range, the batteries are not all that special.

Many families need to keep all their cars in their garage or in one or two designated parking spots. Such families will generally need to use ordinary cars, because they are more flexible.

Similarly, many people enjoy vacationing in an RV and like to bring a car with them for going around town, but find it is a bother to trailer a car.

To solve these problems, and probably others, we propose an NEV which folds. The roof flips up and over on the right, and seat of the benches drops flat. The left side shifts forward, and the right side back. The result is about a foot wide, and can hang on the back of an RV, fit between two cars in a garage, or maybe even be kept indoors.

Such vehicles could also be easily packed in a shipping container and send in quantity to other destinations. This might be useful in emergencies, wartime, remote mining operations, etc.

ReBuildIt, Feb 28 2013

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       Please spell out the acronym NEV so that the uninformed (myself included) may understand what the badger you're talking about.
Alterother, Feb 28 2013
  

       NEV=Non-Exciting Vehicle.
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 28 2013
  

       Actual: Neighborhood Electric Vehicle basically a golf cart.
rcarty, Feb 28 2013
  

       Ah - carty.
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 28 2013
  

       Danke.
Alterother, Mar 01 2013
  

       No that's the English carter.
rcarty, Mar 01 2013
  

       //low speed vehicles (25 mph) which have a limited range// Folding bicycles are widely known to exist.
pocmloc, Mar 01 2013
  

       Yes, but they're powered by your own strength, which costs nothing in the monetary sense. Since muscle power is obviously valueless, the bicycle is likewise grossly inferior to a vehicle powered by an energy source which must be purchased. What are you trying to do, destroy the economy?
Alterother, Mar 01 2013
  

       Just because you're right doesn't mean you're not a sour old curmudgeon, [biggles].
Alterother, Mar 02 2013
  

       //The roof flips up and over on the right, and seat of the benches drops flat. The left side shifts forward, and the right side back. The result is about a foot wide, and can hang on the back of an RV//   

       Worst Auto-bot ever...
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