Tiny electric car promises 62 miles of street legal fun

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carJAPAN – After two years of testing, Japan has finally deemed an ultra-compact vehicle as street legal.

The little two-seater is an electric car that can be driven 100 kilometers on a single charge, that’s about 62 miles for us non-metric system users.

Right now only authorities can use the itty bitty cars on a regular basis, but they hope to eventually expand use to tourists and those assisting the elderly.