Thursday, September 10, 2009

NEVs, low-speed cars dubbed 'neighborhood electric vehicles' get ready for life in the fast lane

"Move over hybrids; modified golf carts are headed from the fairways to the roadways in Illinois, offering an incongruous yet eco-friendly alternative for those satisfied with more leisurely travel.Dubbed 'neighborhood electric vehicles' and retrofitted with safety features, the new category of mini-cars will be street-legal beginning Jan. 1. Operating for pennies per mile, limited to 25 m.p.h. and restricted to local roads, the battery-powered buggies are quietly generating buzz."

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