Photos by Asghar Khamseh, Mehr News Agency
TEHRAN - A two-seater electric vehicle built by a group of students and professors in Qazvin Islamic Azad University was unveiled in Azad University of Tehran with the presence of the head of Iran's Islamic Azad University Hamid Mirzadeh, the head of Qazvin Islamic Azad University as well as some officials of Tehran Municipality and the Department of Environment as well as MPs.
The newly-unveiled plug-in car has a width of 120cm and its length is 2m, which can reduce parking problems on the streets of Tehran. Moreover, The car does not produce any pollution.
450 parts of the vehicle have been made by Qazvin Islamic Azad University researchers, taking one year to complete. The plug-in car can travel for 200 km on a single charge (124 miles), taking 3 hours to get a full charge.
A prototype of the vehicle has been designed and built without an air bag; however, the car's designers believe they would install air bag on the next models. The designers of the electric car also consider bulding a plug-in bus by the same way.
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