The Commutamatic Series
last updated 9/2016
This is my first, an electric tilting three-wheeler, the Commutamatic.
Commutamatic II: Maxion
This is my second, a more advanced electric tilting three-wheeler, the Commutamatic II: Maxion.
Commutamatic III: Trimaxion
This is my third, an electric non-tilting three-wheeler, designed after Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Car. Commutamatic III:Trimaxion.
Commutamatic IV: TriHy
This is my fourth, an electric non-tilting three-wheeler. It's a
1965 Lambro 550 by Innocenti electrified. It is on its way to being a
hybrid electric three ways (thus the name, TriHy): 1) diesel
electric, 2) the diesel part is on a trailer and removable, and 3) it
will burn biodiesel, petrodiesel, and striaght vegetable oil and
used vegetable oil).. Commutamatic IV: TriHy.
Commutamatic V: Seep-E (maybe), an amphib
Huge milestone, August 2015: street legal. AC drive, 4WD (JeepYJ chassis) and DUKW-ish... almost. NEXT step is to make it float! Here, old friend Tom makes his first payment on a new carboat at Larz, September 2016.
"Seep" was the nickname of the WWII amphibious Jeep (or GPA, "General Purpose, Amphibious"). Seep-E for an electric one of those. Kind of. I still need a better name.
It'll get its own page soon.
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