This is the first I’ve heard of this car. The Toyota IQ is apparently Japan’s answer to the Smart car produced by Mercedes (Daimler AG.) It seems that more car manufacturers are going this tiny route just as the computer manufacturers are scrambling to build NetBooks, those super-small PCs that don’t do a helluva lot.
What is the future of of this trend toward the teensy? The market will dictate the outcome.
Note in the above video that the women
exit the passenger side are the drivers of the vehicles. In Japan, they drive on the other side of the road.