Myers Motors introduces design for two-seat all-electric car

The company's one-seat version, called NmG (No more Gas), is the only street-legal, all-electric car available for less than $30,000 and features and all-composite body.

Myers Motors (Tallmadge, Ohio) on Sept. 23, introduced the design of its two-seat all-electric car. The company's one-seat version, called NmG (No more Gas), is the only street-legal, all-electric car available for less than $30,000 and features and all-composite body. The new two-seat vehicle promises to feature composites as prominently. Also like the NmG, this vehicle will use Myers Motors’ proven electric drive and advanced lithium battery systems so it will travel at highway speeds, have a 60-mile range, and cost about $0.02 per mile to drive. The two-seater also features more storage space and air conditioning and, according to company officials, will weigh and cost less than the NmG.

Myers says it will release more details, including images of the interior, on Oct. 7 and will start taking orders on Oct. 21. Myers Motors is running naming contest for the new vehicle from Oct. 1 to  Nov. 1. Contest details and rules will be available on the company's website beginning Oct. 1.

In a letter posted on the Myers website, Dana Myers, president of the company, said that "to meet these consumer requests, we’ve been investing our time with the NmG so that we can reduce costs, increase range and double seating capacity. First, we wanted to make sure we had a reliable drive system. Then, we wanted to know we had a battery pack that would fit 80 percent of all US driving patterns, at an affordable price, and which enabled the drivers to save money even at $1.50 per gallon gasoline … and even more when gas rises to $4.00 per gallon again. And we wanted to make sure we understood the production bottlenecks and all the little details that are necessary for you to have a fun-filled driving experience.  Now that we have that figured out, it is time for us to introduce our two-passenger model."

Information: www.myersmotors.com

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