Ford Designed A Car To Run On Nuclear Power -- In 1958

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Ford just tweeted a reminder that Tesla isn’t the only widely innovative car company out there when it comes to alternative propulsion methods.

Ford actually dreamed up such a vehicle in 1958 — the “Nucleon.”

I looks sort of like an El Camino Ranchero, with a compact nuclear reactor in the rear.

The optimism of the Atomic Age — it was hard to overestimate it!

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