Electric Personal Transport

Green Car Congress informs us that “Toyota is bringing its i-unit concept electric personal transit vehicle to the 2005 New York International Auto Show for its North American debut.” The i-unit, in addition to being incredibly cool-looking, has

components… made with decomposable and recyclable materials to reduce impact on the environment.

The i-unit operates upright in low-speed mode, but reclines to a more horizontal stance (shown at right) when at high speed. The resulting lower center of gravity ensures more stable handling.

As always, GCC has the technical details for those of you who are so inclined…

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