A venture company in Hyogo Prefecture, Koumei, developed an inexpensive three-seated EV to be used as taxi and courteous vehicle. The company plans to put it on the market for 1.5 million yen. Named EVK-TRES, this EV does not have doors and side windows. Because it employs a pipe structure, it weighs only 286 kg. Two small motors are built in the two rear tires, eliminating the necessity of shaft. It can travel about 70 km per charge. The maximum speed is 60 km/h.
An inexpensive three-seated EV from a venture company
The three-seated EV satisfied the requirements imposed by the government, and the user can drive it with a standard driver’s license. For further information, please click here.
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