DP Custom Cycles Selects First-Ever Community-Designed Motorcycle as Next DP-branded Build; Top Concepts Submitted by Local Motors Community Members Representing Ten Countries Across Four Continents
I'm so excited to share that Local Motors will be featured in a brand new television series! Tonight, at 9:30pm EST, the story of Local Motors and the Rally Fighter will be told in the debut episode of "Brink" on Bloomberg TV! Click here to see if it's airing near you - the episode can also be watched here after it airs. Watch a two minute teaser of tonight's segment.
No better way to test the pick up on the Open Tandem than a good ol' fashioned drag race! We pitted the Open Tandem against a Nissan Leaf (owned by an LM Lab volunteer) for the showdown. We didn't have the full quarter mile for a usual drag race available so we settled for about an eighth of a mile in our parking lot instead! See who won
Wouldn't it be awesome if you could design cars AND help raise money for a great cause?
Long-time Local Motors community member Mason Watson (aka MasonBW17 on the Forge) has done just that with the recent launch of Cars For a Cure Apparel. A work-in-progress for the past two years, Mason realized a dream when he officially launched Cars for a Cure Apparel on April 1, 2013. His goal is simple: sell unique, Automotive-inspired T-Shirts that he designs himself with the specific purpose of raising money to support breast cancer research.
Hello Local Motors community! My name is Kate and I'm so stoked to be joining the LM team as a real time digital correspondent and blogger. I'll be sharing all the latest news via digital updates to Facebook, Twitter, the LM blog, videos, etc. to keep you informed on the latest and greatest goings on at Local Motors. I want you to feel like you're right here at the micro-factory experiencing everything from community projects like the Open Tandem Project, to the latest Rally Fighter news, to updates on the progress of our new online Shop, to what the world’s media is saying about us.
Hello Local Motors community! My name is Jeremy, and this is my FIRST WEEK working for Local Motors as their in-house Electrical Engineer. I have been working with electronics almost all of my life, from childhood up until presently as my career. It's the only field I ever worked in - or every wanted to work in! When I was a kid, electronics were my Legos.
This past week Anthony Franze and Cosmin Mandita, the winners of the two BMW Urban Driving Experience Challenges (Part 1 and Part 2), arrived in Munich, Germany to celebrate their wins as part of BMW's annual Innovation Celebration. Despite a very full schedule, we kept in touch with Anthony and Cosmin throughout their visit. The host BMW team, lead by BMW Council Member Matthias Meyer, made sure Anthony and Cosmin had a great time in Munich.
In Perspective is a new column featuring guest blog posts written by Local Motors community members covering an assortment of topics with the goal of sharing culture, great design, what's new in the world of design and various perspectives related to the field of transportation design. If you would like to share your perspective on a topic with Local Motors, feel free to let us know with an e-mail to email@example.com.
In the world of design and creation, it is always important to put things "In Perspective" and understand multiple angles of almost any topic that touches designers and creative people. That is why we decided to launch the "In Perspective" Column, as part of the Local Motors blog. While this column will cover a range of topics pertaining to designers and creative individuals, the magic will actually come from you, the community. Thats because we are inviting you to share your points of views, your perspectives with the community.