|Manufacturer||Green Vehicles Inc.|
|Class||Subcompact Electric car|
|Engine(s)||20 kW (27 hp) water-cooled AC electric motor|
|Fuel capacity||160Ah Lithium-ion battery|
|Electric range||100 miles (160 km)at 45 mph (72 km/h), 120 miles (190 km) at lower speeds|
Triac, by Green Vehicles Inc, is a two-seat three-wheeled car. The Triac is currently under development, though they are accepting pre-orders from anywhere in the United States, requiring a 10% reservation fee. According to the company's pre-order form, they "expect to produce approximately 50 – 100 vehicles per month commencing in September 2008" (http://www.greenvehicles.com/forms/reserve.html).
Green Vehicles is based in San Jose, California.
The TRIAC has a top speed of 80 mph (130 km/h) and a range of 100 miles (160 km), according to the manufacturer. Charging the TRIAC's 144 volt, 160 amp-hour batteries takes approximately 5 hours when the vehicle is plugged in to either 120 or 240 volts AC. The Vehicle is designed with a steel safety cage construction with the two front tires controlling steering and the rear tire as the drive tire.