Indonesian Minister's Electric Car Proj…

Last Saturday, Indonesia's State Enterprises Minister Dahlan Iskan managed to crash the country's most recent high-tech aspiration, an all-electric prototype sports car named the Tucuxi, named after an endangered freshwater dolphin. The car could be endangered as well. Dahlan, who has unspecified aspirations to run for the country's presidency at some point although a source in Jakarta says he may be "trying a little too hard," crashed the car while attempting to drive 1,000 km from Solo in Central Java to Surabaya in East Java. He was ascending a steep slope when the brakes gave out and he tried to bring it to a stop by driving it into the mountainside, pretty much reducing it to a total wreck.

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