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The New Messerschmitt

RSchneider

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The ideal fun utility city autocycle and last mile Deliverator option :)


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Thanks for posting that, as it proves my point. With the FUV, you have to sit in traffic just like everyone else. You can't ride down in between the traffic to get ahead. Then you can't park it on a sidewalk, instead have to either double park or find a parking spot just like the JC Transit Connect sitting right beside it.
 

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BTW, I'd love to own an Autozam AZ-1 (a Kei car).
Then buy one. As of 1/1/23, you can get a 1998 or older Kei car. For example, an hour from me is this place and thus the reason why I see a number of Kei cars in NJ and Eastern PA. https://minitrucksdealer.com/

With federal law, anything 1998 or older can be imported in the US without any changes. So, you can get the car you want. There are at least three Kei minivans that are in my area and I know the farm down from me has a Kei dump truck.
 

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Thanks for posting that, as it proves my point. With the FUV, you have to sit in traffic just like everyone else. You can't ride down in between the traffic to get ahead. Then you can't park it on a sidewalk, instead have to either double park or find a parking spot just like the JC Transit Connect sitting right beside it.
You’re welcome. The point is as more people adopt micro vehicles like the FUV, the Messerschmitt, or BEX concept the problem with traffic and parking space is solved, 3 FUVs park in the same space as a single car, small odd shaped spaces, or business pick up and delivery designated micro car spaces.
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RSchneider

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You’re welcome. The point is as more people adopt micro vehicles like the FUV, the Messerschmitt, or BEX concept the problem with traffic and parking space is solved, 3 FUVs park in the same space as a single car, small odd shaped spaces, or business pick up and delivery designated micro car spaces.
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This is what they do in Paris. Thus much less space than a FUV. Thus a better solution. If you notice, there's a three wheeler in there. It's much more narrow.

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Thus a better solution.
Years ago, I worked in an office building with parking in the basement and commuted to work on my motorcycle. There was this odd shaped space (in the parking basement) that a car wouldn't fit into (concrete pillar in the way). So they turned it into "motorcycle parking" and 5 motorcycles easily fit into this wasted space.
The management company charged my company much less per month for my motorcycle (parking) space, than for a car space.
 
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