In 1977, AMC introduced its "Concept 80" line of experimental vehicles, including the AM Van, Grand Touring, Concept I, Concept II, and Jeep II. Along with this lineup, they renamed the Amitron to be the Electron.
In 1967, AMC originally showed an electric car, the Amitron, a three-passenger vehicle powered by Lithium-Nickel batteries. To save weight and provide more hauling room, the seats were inflatable.
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