The Triac tale has not been an easy one. Originally intended to be a straightforward, three-wheeled commuter vehicle built in California and sold for around $25,000 by Green Vehicles, the company only managed to sell a small number of units before shutting down earlier this year. For some, this could just be considered another sad tale of the heavy casualties as we move to electric vehicles. To the city of Salinas, CA – which invested more than $500,000 into Green Vehicles – this is
Triac Electric Vehicle
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The last time we saw the Triac from Green Vehicles, Inc., we were not exactly impressed. Perhaps we should've tried to get a ride in the new 2010 version that the company unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show. While we still don't think we've got $25,000 to spend on one of these, we would like to see what the updates have done to this unusual three-wheeler.