Four years ago, Myers Motors was taking pre-orders for what was supposed to be a hyper-efficient, two-seat, three-wheeled vehicle, the NMG2. Then things went quiet. Real quiet. But, hey, whaddya know, there's been some activity. Thanks to tipster Sean, who was one of the original reservation holders, we have learned about Myers' new crowdfunding strategy to bring a new lower-priced EV to market. The effort will work like this:
No More Gas
We first encountered the "regenerative acceleration" system from Thane Heins years ago. You might think that seemingly impossible ideas like this would go off somewhere and never be heard from again, especially in this age of honest-to-goodness EV from major OEMs. But you'd be wrong.
Meyers Motors NmG - Click above for high-res image gallery
Myers Motors NMG - click for high-res image gallery
According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, drivers in Ohio are facing problems when it comes time to register their electric three-wheeled vehicles. Most states classify three-wheelers as motorcycles, but Ohio adds one more item to their definition of a motorcycle: a saddle. This means that three-wheelers which have a normal "car-like" seat are unregisterable as a car, because they have fewer than four wheels, or a motorcycle. Two vehicles are mentioned in our source article, the ZAP! Xebra and th