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AddJay Leno does the electric Tango [w/VIDEO]

Jay Leno drives Commuter Cars' Tango - click above to watch the video after the jump

AddMaking a safety case for the Tango

Tango creator Rick Woodbury addresses safety concerns anyone might have while driving his narrow-bodied electric vehicle. The advantages are obvious: easy parking, slipping through congested traffic, no wasted space. Skeptics question the safety of such a small vehicle in a jungle filled with 7,000-pound SUVs. Rollover and crash protection bring on the obvious anxiety. But Woodbury says his vehicle has the static rollover threshold of a Porsche 911 because of the battery location. And the Tango

AddOn Point crawls into tiny cars, and some are stackable

On yesterday's On Point, the NPR radio show, the topic was small. Tiny, actually. Tiny cars. These vehicles - cars like the SMART, the Renault Twingo, or the Ford Ka - are gaining interest here as gas prices rise. On Point featured five voices of those in the know, including Rick Woodbury, the inventor of the Tango, an ultra-slim electric commuter car and Ryan Chin, MIT Media Lab's Smart Cities Project, who contributed to the design of the stackable concept car (pictured). While the quotes NPR h

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