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About E-Fox

 Our Goal?  To offer a fun, affordable velomobile that is good for you and good for the planet!

 

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The E-Fox was born out of a need to bridge the gap between the bicycle and the car. People have been building these vehicles since the 70’s, so the technology is not new. What is new, however, is the unprecedented cost of fuel and the new awareness of how unfit we are as a nation. Public interest toward conservation has also grown tremendously. The E-Fox responds to all three of these recent shifts within our country. Now we have a smart, healthy and really fun way to get to work and around town. Getting a mind-blowing 1800 miles to the gallon in energy equivalent spent, you can really make today an adventure!

 

11 responses to “About E-Fox

  1. onepawfectday

    October 17, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    How cute.

     
  2. Bruce

    October 25, 2013 at 11:25 am

    Looks very interesting. What are the street legal issues of this? Also, I watched the video. Well done. I could not tell if she used her turn signal when turning onto the road-would that be a requirement of this hybrid bike-car vehicle? What about having to wear a seat belt? Thanks.

     
    • e-fox

      October 25, 2013 at 4:00 pm

      Hey Bruce, the e-fox is classified as an electric bicycle under federal law. I think I posted the law on either my blog or my facebook page. As such, there are no lgeal issues, as far as the feds are concerned. You would have to check with your local area if any restrictions apply. Completely legal in NC. Also, the turn signals,head and tail lights, and brake signals work, although they aren’t required. Again, as a bicycle, you don’t need a seatbelt. Hope this helps, and if you have any more questions, feel free to e-mail me off of my website.

       
      • Scott Machler

        November 16, 2013 at 1:53 pm

        Federal law succeeds state laws. There is a paper they recommend you carry with you that states this. I own 4 electric bikes of my own and use them for my daily commutes and shopping and everything else. In the winter I use studded snow tires which would be sweet on this vehicle as well. :)

         
  3. Josh Harcus

    October 29, 2013 at 11:58 am

    This is awesome man! Thanks for the ride! Pictures are soon going up on our page (http://facebook.com/huify)

     
    • e-fox

      October 29, 2013 at 7:00 pm

      My pleasure!

       
  4. Blandman

    November 3, 2013 at 11:43 am

    I live about 20 miles from work and go over two sizable hills on the way. How much assist is there with electricity?

     
    • e-fox

      November 3, 2013 at 1:18 pm

      Quite a bit actually, and you can even step up to a 48 volt system which gives even more power if you felt like you needed to. You would need to charge it at work, but the charger is only a bit bigger than a laptop charger, and the battery is only 7 lbs. You could either leave the battery in the e-fox, or take it in with you to charge.

       
  5. Ed Best

    November 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm

    What a great vehicle and a great way to get around Wilmington. I just posted your website to WilmingtonStartups.com.

     
  6. brilang

    November 20, 2013 at 1:07 pm

    Interesting concept. I live in British Columbia, and we get a lot of rain in the winter, and not much snow or ice. Would you be able to make a version of this with removable doors? Maybe using snaps or velcro to attach to the body but can be left off in nicer weather. They should be waterproof and lightweight so I could stow them in the “trunk” when not in use.

     
    • e-fox

      November 20, 2013 at 2:11 pm

      Hey Brilang, my wife is from Manitoba, btw. Yes, actually, if you look at my most recent blog, you will see some photos of the rain doors. they roll up when not in use, and velcro to the sides when needed. check it out on my site. http://www.nuway2commute.com I would love to have an e-fox rolling around in BC!

       

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