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May 11, 2008 NEWSwire
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Three-Wheeled Electric Cars Useless in Ohio

With a traditional car seat, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicle ruled that the Xebra wasn't a motorcycle.

Published: 11-May-2008

Ohio's governor and lawmakers talk about the need to support electric vehicles.

But the first person who tried to register the best-selling electric vehicle in the United States had his title and registration pulled without ever getting the vehicle on the road - all because of the shape of its seats.

"They say it's not a motorcycle based on the Ohio definition," said Alan Fuller, a 46-year-old father of two and a computer technician for the National Weather Service in Wilmington, about 50 miles northeast of Cincinnati.

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