Two brothers from Switzerland in 2016 presented an electric city car whose design was inspired by the iconic Isetta—right down to the front-mounted door. Called the Microlino, the car is the result of Oliver and Merlin Ouboter's desire to free up space in cities and promote environmentally friendly mobility in a way that's “fun and cool.” It seems a lot of people share this vision as the company behind the Microlino, Micro Mobility Systems, a specialist in kickboards and micro scooters, has already racked up 7,200 orders for its electric car, Reuters reported on Thursday...
Isetta microcar reborn with electric powertrain
Arguably the best-known microcar—basically the smallest category of car you can get—the Italian-designed 1950s-era Isetta has been reborn as an urban runabout with a 21st century electric powertrain. Switzerland's Micro Mobility Systems, which is better known for its kickboards and...Andrew Ganz