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Eight-Wheelers, Bamboo, and Bunny Slippers: The Oddest in Electric Cars

DiscoblogBy Melissa LafskyJanuary 30, 2009 3:40 AM
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The car of the future may be no car at all, at least in the common sense of the word. Auto trailblazers have been hard at work coming up with designs for just about anything that will move us from one place to another on electricity, and some of the results are nothing short of remarkable. WebEcoist has a fantastic list of the most innovative electric cars that have appeared thus far. A few of the highlights include a pair of moving pink bunny slippers designed by Tesla, a roadster designed by a Paris fashion house, a compact car made entirely of bamboo (a renewable resource), and a single-passenger electric coach that will protect us from the "post-apocalyptic wasteland" of toxic waste and pollution. There's also the"Ecooter," an enclosed scooter intended for short-distance driving in cities. We're not even gonna touch that one. Related: Disco: Is Eco-Shame the New Political Correctness? Disco: The Secret to Renewable Energy May Be Rotting in Your Trash Can

Image courtesy of JapanProbe.

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