Wednesday, February 08, 2006
Smarter than a Smart
A British vehicle producer is poised to introduce a cheap, flexible and environmentally friendly vcar with global appeal, as Mike Rutherford reports
The Americans would have you believe otherwise, but the big motor shows in Detroit and Los Angeles aren't the only places awash with intriguing, highly significant vehicles of the future - the Garden of England is getting in on the act.
A new five-door, six-seater car is being born in Kent this week. It's called the Stevens GVT, and there will also be a van version, plus a pick-up truck, a rag-top and a skeletal beach-buggy-style derivative. Apart from a stretched taxi version and, possibly, some six-wheelers, that's about it. For now, at least.
Read the full article here.