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Old 03-23-2013, 06:47 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Rival to the Smart car?
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:49 PM
 
Location: Warren County, NJ
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Well,I don't have a clue.I'm curious though.
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:01 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Looks European. Based on size and style I'm guessing it's a POS.
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:08 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Expanding the image, the badging says "Think". Judging by the tiny, almost non-existant grill, I'm assuming it's electric...

A quick google search for "Think electric car" comes up with this:

Think Global - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Think Global was an electric car company located in Oslo, Norway, which manufactured cars under the TH!NK brand. Production of the Th!nk City was stopped in March 2011 and the company filed for bankruptcy on June 22, 2011, for the fourth time in 20 years....
So, it's a small electric vehicle, that was produced in Norway from a company that went bankrupt. Wonder how it wound up in the Pacific Northwest?
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:24 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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The wiki article on Think City says that it was also made in Elkhart, Indiana.
Think City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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So, it's a small electric vehicle, that was produced in Norway from a company that went bankrupt. Wonder how it wound up in the Pacific Northwest?
Your answer is here: Gallery: 20 Think City EVs land in Portland | Sustainable Business Oregon
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Old 03-23-2013, 08:56 PM
 
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Company was owned by Ford for a while too.

It was never a big success.
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Old 03-24-2013, 12:14 AM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Ah, didn't catch the Indiana / Ford part. Skimmed the first paragraph and posted.
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Old 03-24-2013, 02:32 PM
 
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Expanding the image, the badging says "Think". Judging by the tiny, almost non-existant grill, I'm assuming it's electric...

A quick google search for "Think electric car" comes up with this:

Think Global - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



So, it's a small electric vehicle, that was produced in Norway from a company that went bankrupt. Wonder how it wound up in the Pacific Northwest?
We have entire dealership here in Seattle, on Dearborne. All kind of electric vehicles, they even have a Tesla roadster there. I drive past it twice a day. They have makes from all over the world.
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