As reported by Alex Davies, on Treehugger, the Hiriko, which means ‘Urban” in the Basque region of Spain, is set to go into limited production for a test release of approximately 20 cars next year. The impetus behind the project: if city dwellers won’t give up their non-public transportation devices, they need to be made as “energy and space efficient as possible.” The design, based on the MIT foldable City Car prototype: seats two has a range of more than 60 miles has four-wheel drive contracts to just under 5 feet long via its collapsible wheelbase! In his L.A. Times Wheels Blog, PHIL … Continue reading Smarter than a Smart Car? How about one that folds up after use? It’s About to go into Production.