Neighborhood electric vehicles cruise communities for mere pennies a mile
Non-electric, non-polluting GEM cars replace conventional vehicles for short trips around cities, communities, resorts, parks, industrial and college campuses, construction sites, airports, marinas, military bases, and government facilities. Produce no tailpipe emissions and get up to 30 mi. on a charge (depending upon temperature, terrain, and driving style). Meet applicable federal safety regulations for Low Speed Vehicles and NEVs and are street legal in 30 of 50 states on roadways posted up to 35 m.p.h. Features include aluminum-welded space frame; GE 5-hp., 72-v., d.c. electric motor with 25-m.p.h. top speed; front-wheel drive; automotive rack-and-pinion steering; 4-wheel hydraulic brakes; and independent front and rear suspension. Six 12-v., deep-cycle, Trojan flooded electrolyte batteries in series power each vehicle. Delta Q onboard d.c. smart charger plugs into 110-v. home outlet and recharges in 6 to 8 hrs. Choose from 2 and 4-passenger models, and short-back- and long-back-bed vehicles for hauling cargo. GEMs are eligible for federal tax credits, as well as additional incentives or grants from clean air districts and other governmental agencies.