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New Eco-Friendly Pod Bridges Gap Between Cars And Bikes

By Desirée Kaplan

Without a doubt, cars have revolutionized the way we get from point A to point B, but they also have a few downsides in regard to sustainability. Most cars need to run on gasoline or diesel which creates toxic emissions. Bicycles are a great alternative for the environment, but they also have some drawbacks when it comes to practicality. Without weather protection, crash safety or the ability to go very fast, bikes aren’t always the first choice when it comes to commuting. While electric bikes help with uphill pedaling and velomobiles help with speed, most alternatives are still no match for cars. 

Podbike was invented to help bridge the gap between bikes and cars. This innovation brings together the best of both worlds by creating a closed vehicle environment that combines human power with electric assistance. The design was made to offer the same comfort, safety, and ease as a car while keeping the health benefits of a bike. With a low environmental footprint, the design is a win-win for everyone.  

Motivated by climate change issues, the creators of the Podbike made a velomobile design that would be environmentally friendly. Apart from minimizing noise, this vehicle also helps keep air pollution down. The Podbike reduces transportation emissions significantly more than electric or hybrid cars.