Triac, by Green
Vehicles Inc, is a two-seat three-wheeled car. The Triac freeway
commuter Early Adopter program closed as of June 15th, 2010; they will
begin to accept pre-orders for the Triac2.0 in November, 2010 requiring
a $500 reservation fee. Green Vehicles was originally based in San Jose,
California, but the company has recently relocated to an 80,000 square
feet facility in Salinas, California.
The TRIAC has a top speed of 80 mph and a range of 100 miles, according to the manufacturer. Charging the TRIAC's 144 volt, 160 amp-hour batteries takes approximately 5 hours when the vehicle is plugged in to either 120 or 240 volts AC. The Vehicle is designed with a steel safety cage construction with the two front tires controlling steering and front wheel drive.