[ExI] RES: future ape haulers: the tata nano

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 08:44:23 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 5:02 AM, Henrique Moraes Machado
<cetico.iconoclasta at gmail.com> wrote:
> <spike>
>  Ja, and of course make them one-seaters, or perhaps two.  Plenty of
> motorcycles are one-seaters, and most of them are two, people still use
> them.
> </spike>
> Like... myself for instance.
> But It being intended as a family car, probably the current Nano buyers
> wouldn't want a two seater (or a one seater).
> But anyway if it was a two seater, why not make it three wheeler instead of
> four? You even can make it a three seater with three wheels.

Motorcycles are fairly fuel efficient, and have lower CO2 output, but
they have terribly polluting output. Apparently, there hasn't been a
lot of work on the part of motorcycle builders to reduce emissions the
way they have on cars.

There was an interesting Mythbusters where they went over this stuff
in some detail.


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