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Hiriko a small and Foldable Electric Car


There's so many cool electric car concept today but it seems that Hiriko is the first foldable electric car concept so far. Due to this ability it can save more space to park this smart electric car. Hiriko Electric City Car by MIT only has 1,5m Length and when you fold this it can shrink it length by a half.

The idea for the vehicle came from Boston’s MIT-Media lab; the concept was developed by a consortium of seven small Basque firms under the name Hiriko Driving Mobility, with a prototype unveiled by European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso



The ability to fold away to make a car length and a half so it can shrink even more efficient place to park. In the video below you can see 3 Hiriko Electric car was equal to one parking lot.

Hiriko electric city car also has a unique door where the front windshield design also serves as the entrance to the car, It can took 2 passengers. Hiriko machines located on the wheel and talk about the wheels it can rotate each of them so much easier to maneuver you don't even need a large place just to turn over your car since hiriko can spin on itself. so how about the speed of this small electric city car?

Hiriko can be driven up to speeds of 100 km / h. It's more than enough for a electric city car. If this concept was goes on the mass production so Hiriko Electric City car will be sold for $16.355.

See the Video below about how Hiriko Electric Car the small and foldable smart city car saves a lot of space in parking lot.



It's really a perfect city car concept. moreover for the overpopulated city with a heavy traffic jam. :) let's wait for further news about this Hiriko electric city car

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