Crafting an EV motorcycle that can’t fall & a folding moped — videos…

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Honda EV Electric Moped Prototype

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Danny Kim has started his own car though, except for the old Land he converted to run on biodiesel, his cars all two wheels.

He’s patented a of electric cargo scooters, one of folds up entirely to fit in elevators, trucks… your apartment.

Not a not a motorcyle: a cyclecar

But the vehicle could put Lit Motors on the map is his C1. Part part car, he calls it a “We basically just cut the car in half.”

It’s two-wheeled and tilts and like a motorycle, but it’s enclosed and steers like a best of all, thanks to it doesn’t fall down.

gyroscopes make it almost to knock over,” says “The gyroscopes we’ll be around 1,300 foot of torque at its full operational which basically you’d a baby elephant to knock

An EV design house

The Lit Motors house in San Franciso’s SOMA is with his designs. On level 1, Kim his biodiesel Land Rover took him 7000 hours to He worked alone and within a and a half he had doubled the fuel from 15 to 31 mpg (and a 2.5 ton, all-time 4WD truck).

project was a product of geography. “I up in Portland, Oregon. The DIY movement was there, SUV craze was at its height. All of my were making their own and bags, I just decided to DIY my own

Honda EV Electric Moped Prototype

On level 2, Kim stores all the old mopeds he apart to make his foldable scooter prototype. His “Frakenstein’s of scooters” was a mashup of his old Vespa, an scooter found on Craigslist and a few

The final design set him back $5,000, something that cost “most companies 100 or 500 thousand dollars”.

A rolling

Ride the old cargo elevator all the way to the 3rd (Kim jumped on with his scooter) and you catch a glimpse of a future where cars become pods.

Kim calls his C1 “a rolling iPhone”. It’s not the hardware he’s been to share with other devices, but the software that he as changing our driving future.

“It’s going to be wired, going to be connected to your basically the way I see this it’s of like a Facebook app so each is going to have their own status that’s going to be with other vehicles like 4G.”

Honda EV Electric Moped Prototype
Honda EV Electric Moped Prototype
Honda EV Electric Moped Prototype

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