Narrow cars + carsharing future.
The automotive industry is now creating the most energy-efficientvehicles ever made. While the level of innovation in creatingeco-friendly drivetrains and lightweight bodies is amazing,unfortunately the majority of modern automobiles are larger in size thanthey need to be--resulting with an inefficient use of urban land. In ournew age of Mobility on Demand (MoD), there is an opportunity to create anew class of narrow or tandem car that carries two passengers and thatcan be coupled with a carshare service that enables the rental of alarger vehicle when needed.
Most American cities are full of large cars being driven with few occupants. Denver, for example, has 1.1 people / cars on