Thread: Open Source Car
View Single Post
Old 12-04-2013, 12:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
freebeard
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 16,570
Thanks: 4,375
Thanked 5,583 Times in 4,446 Posts
Open Source Car

The First Car You Can Build Yourself... in an Hour - Businessweek

Here's an effort that tries to hit the same price range as the Elois/VLC, but avoids the whole "can-it-be-brought-to-market " problem by offering a kit of parts to the coach-builder, and releasing the plans as open-source.





It appears the suspension is an homage to the Citroen 2CV. Home page is here:
OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle | Introducing Tabby: an industrializable, production ready, versatile, universal chassis.

On the market in 2014, hybrid drive by Fall of 2014. Dive right in:
OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle |(OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle |)
OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle |(OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle |)

"http://www.osvehicle.com/download/" & "http://www.osvehicle.com/contribute/" vBulletin is sooo braindead.




"You wouldn't download a car would you?"


Last edited by freebeard; 12-04-2013 at 12:52 AM..
  Reply With Quote