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Appropriate technology is not a term that is usually applied to cars, but many of the principles of appropriate technology are relevant.

The Citroën 2CVDEPRECATED TEMPLATE - PLEASE USE {{W}} INSTEAD. is a rare example of a car that was designed for the poorer segment of society, to be extremely efficient and low-cost. And yet it was also considered a comfortable car, in its own way, with a flexibility that many more expensive cars lacked.

Its remarkable fuel-efficiency is still unsurpassed by modern micro-cars, and perhaps even by the latest petrol-electric hybrid vehiclesDEPRECATED TEMPLATE - PLEASE USE {{W}} INSTEAD..

The Volkswagen BeetleDEPRECATED TEMPLATE - PLEASE USE {{W}} INSTEAD. also had many similar characteristics, though not as extreme, eccentric and efficient.




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