Saturday, 7 December 2019

A combination of pictures shows an electric-powered Microlino car of of Swiss Microlino AG in Zurich, Switzerland August 16, 2018. Oliver and Merlin Ouboter have more than 7,200 orders for their Microlino, a modern version of the Isetta which swaps the old single-cylinder petrol engine for a 20 horsepower electric motor. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Chief Marketing Officer Merlin Ouboter (L) of Swiss Microlino AG sits in an electric-powered Microlino car as he answers questions of tourists from the United States in Zurich, Switzerland August 16, 2018. The Microlino will be built by Italian manufactuer Tazzari, which has a 50 percent stake in the project and eventually plans to produce 5,000 of the vehicles per year. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Chief Marketing Officer Merlin Ouboter of Swiss Microlino AG drives an electric-powered Microlino car in Zurich, Switzerland August 16, 2018. The standard vehicle has a range of 120 km and a top speed of 90 km/h. It charges in four hours from a normal plug for roughly 1.50 euros. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Chief Marketing Officer Merlin Ouboter of Swiss Microlino AG drives an electric-powered Microlino car in Zurich, Switzerland August 16, 2018. With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

People take pictures of an electric-powered Microlino car of Swiss Microlino AG parked in front of the Grossmuenster church in Zurich, Switzerland August 16, 2018. Two Swiss brothers are developing a new version of the two-seater, a full 56 years after BMW halted production of its famed Isetta after churning out more than 160,000 vehicles. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann