New Trabant Determined To Kill Electric Car Industry Before It Starts

Let's get this straight. A toy carmaker that's never made a real car plans to mass-produce an electric — something no automaker's successfully done — branded as a Trabant, the world-wide symbol of Communist-era crap-cars. Oh yes, this'll end well. » 9/16/09 9:30am 9/16/09 9:30am

Germans Looking To Build A New Trabant, We Pack Our Bags

If you're like us, you love the little East German Trabant. Whether it's a Trabantamino, Trabant Limo or Harlequin Trabant, we'd be proud to have one in our garage. Sensing our desire, German miniature maker Herpa, who owns the rights to the vehicle, has started constructing miniature new Trabants with the hopes of… » 1/28/08 10:45am 1/28/08 10:45am