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Matt Barker and Ben Drew
Two of the men behind the Clever design are Matt Barker (left) and Ben Drew, research officers at the University of Bath's Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control. The engineers devised a tilting-chassis concept to help keep the three-wheeler stable when cornering.
Side view of Clever car
The Clever is the result of a 1.5 million pound ($2.7 million) research effort, funded by the European Union. Besides BMW and the University of Bath, partners included organizations in France and Austria.