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New Small Car Folds In Half To Save Parking Space

Three Armadillo-T subcompact cars can fit in a single parking spot

A prototype car from the Korea Advance Institute of Science and Technology, called the Armadillo-T, is the latest in small car design with a space saving feature any urbanite can appreciate: The driver can fold the car in half using a smartphone app.

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Flexible batteries may be tiny now, but end effect could be big

Thus far, KAIST, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, has mostly been in these pages for its work with in-road charging technology (see here and here). The latest out of KAIST is just as future-minded as roads full of charging devices: flexible batterie

KAIST's On Line Electric Vehicle draws energy from the road, now in use in S. Korea

In September, the Korea Advanced Institute of Technology (KAIST) demonstrated the technical concept for the On Line Electric Vehicle (OLEV) using individual cars (which were really kind of cute – see them here). Today, the K