Perfectly Formed: An Alternative Solution to Congestion?

This article describes the Compact Low Emission Vehicle for Urban Transport (CLEVER), a tilting, three-wheeled vehicle that is a cross between a car and a motorcycle Featuring one front wheel and two rear wheels, as well as a strengthened safety frame, the fully enclosed vehicle also has a hydraulic active tilt system that helps to ensure stability. The CLEVER vehicle runs on compressed natural gas (CNG) which creates for a significant reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, while also delivering close to 108 miles per gallon. Designed to help in provide a solution to the problem of overcrowding on city roads, developers of the CLEVER vehicle hope to have it available to consumers at a $12,000 price tag.

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  • Accession Number: 01044844
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 26 2007 11:12AM