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Me and My Sparrow

Woman says battery-powered car creates no emissions, doesn't pollute the air. Photo credit: by Kevin G. Gilbert, Herald-Mail Staff Photographer. High res version avaiable on paper web site.

Published: 01-Jan-2007

WASHINGTON COUNTY - The cartoonish look of Valerie Myers' electric car - is she sitting in the cab of a big toe on wheels? - is why people gawk.

The front of Myers' 2000 aqua Corbin Sparrow resembles a mutant cross between a Volkswagen Beetle and a bumper car. The back tapers and flattens, like a flipper.

You can't help but notice that the front end has two wheels and the back end has one.

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