Covering the last mile: a history of mixed-mode concepts

13 June 2016

Motocompo

I was delighted when Car Design News picked up a story I pitched, to look at the surprisingly long history of two-mode transportation. This is the idea that a small, secondary vehicle might be designed to fit inside a larger one, typically for completing the last leg of a drive into a congested city.

Key quote
The original dual-mode product is surely Honda’s Motocompo, a 50cc motorcycle designed to squeeze into the back of a 1981 Honda City hatchback