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In early February we told you about a 1986 Buick Regal that had been gutted like a fish by Montreal-based artist Michel de Broin and had all its various mechanical bits replaced with a four-person pedal propulsion system. Basically, four passengers in the car each got their own set of bicycle-like pedals and together they could power the car up to a top speed of 15 km/h. Dubbed the "Shared Propulsion Car", de Broin's creation got a chilly reception from Canadian authorities who ticketed its driv

Michel de Broin, a Montreal artist, has created perhaps one of the most environmentally friendly automobiles ever. In 2005, he took a 1986 Buick Regal, gutted it, and replaced its running gear with pedals, calling it the "Shared Propulsion Car." In an early video of the passenger-powered car, it navigates New York traffic with a few impatient drivers, but no big problems. The Buick, with its super-slow acceleration, is stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic just like everyone else. We assume the pass