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DuraCar Quicc! Diva - Click above for high-res image gallery

Duracar Quicc Diva - Click above for a complete gallery

Click above for high-res gallery of the DuraCar Quicc! DiVa

When last we heard from the Quicc DiVa from DuraCar, it was still being referred to as the Innovan and had many bridges to cross, many mountains to climb. In the intervening months, the little Dutch van has garnered a "Most Promising Technology" award, millions of euros in investment capital from Econcern and an air of sophistication which should come in handy as it officially premieres at the upcoming 2008 Paris Motor Show. The project has even attracted the man behind the Smart, Johann Tomford

A few days ago we introduced to you the InnoVan IPS, a Dutch EV van project which had very interesting features. We had the pleasure to speak a little bit more with Guido Boosten, Duracar's CMO, about this vehicle, and he gave us a few more details.

If you thought that the Dutch only were known in the auto industry because of their cool DAF cars from the '60s, (which, by the way, had a very clever CVT system), they're out to prove you wrong. The Netherlands has a manufacturer that has a very interesting EV that looks to be ready in April. It's called the duraCar Innovan, and it's made from light recyclable fiber.