Category Archives: EV Research

Twizy Alternative?

We really like the bench seat configuration (side by side seating) in this newly-announced Twizy variation, the Eli Zero Two.  But giving it a fully enclosed cabin throws away the Twizy quirkiness and fun factor and makes it a pretty … Continue reading

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Side-by-side Twizy seating experiment

The majority of our Eco Travel Network members use their Twizys most days to get around our rural area. This means transporting family members and everyday stuff. You certainly can fit things in the rear seat of a Twizy… dogs, … Continue reading

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Twizy loan for Niche Vehicle joint project

One of our Twizy fleet, Twmpa, is spending a couple of months at Loughborough University Design School as part of our collaborative design project with the Niche Vehicle Network and Far UK. We are exploring the design parameters of a … Continue reading

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An Open Source Twizy platform

Update (16/01/2017). Unfortunately, the press oversold this. All it allows is for people to configure some aspects of the Twizy software providing fringe benefits. No use to us at all. In our ongoing quest for a way to develop a … Continue reading

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Eco Travel Network partner in Niche Vehicle Network project

We are delighted to be a partner in a collaborative project with Axon Automotive and Loughborough University Design School which was announced yesterday as a Niche Vehicle Feasibility Competition winner.  The 3 month grant from the Niche Vehicle Network will … Continue reading

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Ongoing search for rural quadricycles…

Here in rural Wales, a number of us have been driving Renault Twizys (L7e quadricycles) since 2012. We love driving them and use them all the time to get the 2 or 3 miles up and down hills to our … Continue reading

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Interesting 3 wheeler

It might be worth keeping an eye on this funky number if they do release it in 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMGHG1szm3Q OK, it’s not side by side seating and probably no good on rough rural roads but it’s lightweight and perfect for … Continue reading

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