Vision Motor Cars 'Hopper' two-seater PEV - Anyone have any information?

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A co-worker sent me a link about Vision Motor Cars 'Hopper' two passenger plug-in EV (http://visionmotorcars.com/?page_id=606). I'd never heard of the company or the car before, and I don't see much information on the web about them. They claim it can go up to 100MPH, has a 100 mile range, and can cost as little as $10,000 after rebates (http://visionmotorcars.com/?page_id=579 . They discuss a range of battery options to meet every budget, so I doubt the $10k model has that range or speed, but it still sounds interesting.

Just curious what anyone knows about this company or their vehicles, other than what's on their website.

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Re: Vision Motor Cars 'Hopper' two-seater PEV - Anyone have ...

Their claim that the vehicle will fully recharge if left in a sunny parking lot for a few days looks like pure vaporware. It appears that they only offer LiFePo batteries, but they do claim otherwise in the same site, so who knows...?

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I don't have any info to share - but personally I'd file it in the "too good to be true" file...

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