Innovation Think Tank Says Tesla Isn’t Disruptive, But Mini-EVs Are | CleanTechnica
Imagine, if you will, a town in northern China such as Gaotang. The road is alive with cars and scooters. But the cars have been miniaturized, making Mercedes-offshoot Smart Cars look robust and bulky. They can cost as little as US$1,000, are made from stamped steel, have no safety features to speak of, have maximum speeds of 25 to 43 miles per hour, and don’t require driver’s licenses.