Cars Energy & Sustainability

This doesn’t quite look like the most crash-safe vehicle ever designed, but electric power plus bamboo construction does provide a dream-like level of sustainability:


(video found via G4TV)

Any guesses on what epoxy/resin they’re using to hold the bamboo together?

Thanks to Ecofriend for finding some specs: “the 60-kg electric car can run for 30 miles on a single charge.”

Couple this with your bamboo bike, and your only transportation problem will be outrunning hungry pandas!

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Luke Iseman

Luke Iseman makes stuff, some of which works. He invites you to drive a bike for a living (dirtnailpedicab.com), stop killing your garden (growerbot.com), and live in an off-grid shipping container (boxouse.com).

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