Within 10-15 years cities like London, Berlin, Amsterdam will add vehicle footprint to their policies for regulating incoming traffic, next to a vehicle’s emission profile, no doubt. Think about it, congestion charges, road pricing, parking tariffs can be determined accordingly. Cycling is great for covering small to medium-small distances, for use within cities. I do. Did you know that for this reason, Holland is the the only Western country that beats the general trend of growing obesity? Now, with regard to ultra-small cars, like the Uniti and the Swiss Microlino, although they may look nice, those can only be used within cities, which poses another problem…

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My plea is actually simple. Man creates car. Car liberates man. Car suffocates man. Man needs to REcreate car.

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