HANNOVER, Germany--Some vehicles don't fit easily into one category or another.
Organic Transit's Elf -- a battery-boosted, solar-powered, covered tricycle -- is definitely one such device.
The North Carolina startup has begun selling the vehicles through Kickstarter and now directly on its Web site. It's now built 12, and it's showing off the $4,000 machines at the CeBit trade show here.
"This is targeting commuters," said Alix Bowman, director of strategy for the 15-person company. One possibility: People can go to work on battery power so they don't arrive sweaty, then can … Read more