Browsing the "crowdsourcing" Tag

Young Japanese Driver Tries Crowdfunding A Formula E Team

August 15th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The 21st century has brought about many societal and technological changes, among them the resurgence of electric cars and the use of crowdsourcing to fund projects or charities. 24-year old race car driver Yuki Shiraishi wants to use a Japanese crowdfunding website to put together a Formula E team to compete in next year’s inaugural electric racing series

EZ-EV Open Source Trike Kit Seeks Funding

January 30th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

People have been building EVs out of their homes and small shops for decades now, but the recent surge in interest has led to DIYers trying to take their hobby full-time. Gary Krysztopik has been driving around his home-built “battery box on wheels” for more than three years, and he has now turned to the Internet to help him make DIY kits for interested parties to purchase.

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