A scheme for a wooden car that toppled like tall timber

Stahl, Michael
January 2008
Wheels;Jan2008, p153
This article focuses on the wooden car concept. The automotive 1980s was all about entrepreneurs dreaming up expensive cars to he sold in small quantities to the world's richest people. There was one notable. A minimalist, all-purpose vehicle, designed to be so simple and robust in its materials and construction that it could be assembled by unskilled people in the very same markets in which it would be sold. It would create jobs and affordable transportation for the people of the world's poorest nations. One such model was conceived by Tony Howarth.


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