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Manufacturing a Car in Open Source and Modular Design

Categories: North America, Western Europe, France, Italy, Spain, U.S.A., Economics & Business, Ideas, Science, Technology

I don’t know whether we will need gasoline, electric or hydrogen cars tomorrow. I don’t have to know, because I designed my car so that I can change the motor in about the same time that it takes to change a tire.

Joe Justice, founder and Team Lead of Wikispeed [1], explains on Ouishare how the Wikispeed team worked to build a 100 mile per gallon car in three months [2] coordinating via free tools such as Skype, Dropbox or Google Docs. Wikispeed recently presented workshops in Rome, Barcelona and Paris.