'Horseless eCarriage' Draws Yays and Neighs

The vintage-style electric vehicle was unveiled at the New York International Auto Show.
1:57 | 04/17/14

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-- -- -- campaign to shut down horse drawn carriages in Central Park. Tonight turning into a bigger controversy to replace the horses the mayor -- -- electric carriages meaning cars which have had a wide access to the park. In fifty years the folks who help run the park. Well they're very much against -- here's our MacFarlane. The inspiration for naming this the -- carriage is obvious. And the electric powered vehicle was developed with New York City in mind obviously -- no emissions and certainly what we went and built the caller. We use that as many. Bon -- available products is because the mayor today restated his plan to do away with having horses to work -- right now. Besides the fact that the horse carriages are not humane there have been a number of accidents involving carriages. This is what replaced -- very necessary horse drawn carriages. Of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in New York City. There are those who feel that now it's time for another change. And in the end of the day if there's any question about the inhumanity and having courses in dangerous midtown traffic. And we haven't gorgeous alternative that's much better why not -- and humane and safe alternative. For New Yorkers and tourists that's crazy this is the big thing in new -- You don't want to get rid of that no no way opposition to the conservancy feels -- huge cars will cause congestion and make the park let's say. Horse owners say it would be bad for the horses I would imagine those horses to win one -- become a -- -- content we're gonna be offering adoption homes for each and every single one. Of these horses -- the process for making the change from horses carriages begins with City Council legislation. Which is now being drafted. Art McFarland channel seven Eyewitness News.

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