ZOOM- Those Fabulous Microcars

presented by Alan Earls
Event Date: 
Monday, June 14, 2021 - 11:00am

Those Fabulous Microcars Monday, June 14th at 11:00 AM via Zoom.  Whether you think they are hilarious or amazing, the array of ultra-tiny cars popular in the decades after World War II (especially in Europe and Japan) are visually intriguing mechanical marvels. Parodied as “bubble cars” or refrigerators on wheels, these 1-6 passenger vehicles with tiny engines were engineered to get an impoverished, war-ravaged world back on the road. Alan Earls, local historian and microcar aficionado (the first car he ever drove was a micro) will share slides, stories and insights for “car geeks” or anyone with an interest in the unusual...Email Ariel at adoggett@franklinma.gov to join.