Gibbs To Set Up Shop In Detroit, Finally Build Aquada Amphibious Car

After the announcement earlier this month that Saleen is teaming with Gibbs for development and manufacturing work on their amphibious Gibbs Aquada, news comes down Gibbs is setting up their corporate offices in the Detroit Suburb of Auburn Hills. After a ten year development cycle, a million man hours of work, and… » 7/18/08 11:15am 7/18/08 11:15am

Saleen Developing Gibbs Aquada And Quadski For American Market

Saleen will be conducting manufacturing design and engineering work required to bring the Gibbs Aquada and Quadski to the North American market. Gibbs plans to introduce the models here late in 2009 or early in 2010. In addition to working on production processes for the amphibians, Saleen is also looking at ways to… » 7/02/08 6:20pm 7/02/08 6:20pm

Aquada Amphibious Sports Car Coming Stateside In 2009?

Ned Plimpton Alan Gibbs was in town yesterday being courted by the state to make Michigan the location for technical centers, sales offices and manufacturing sites for the Aquada. It's an amphibious vehicle that is "a sports car on land (top speed of 110 mph) and a speed boat at sea (33 mph on salt or fresh… » 6/14/07 7:45am 6/14/07 7:45am

DOD to Evaluate Gibbs Amphibious Vehicles

The Department of Defense is looking south of the equator for new amphibious, personalized-type landing craft, having signed a development contract with New Zealand-based Gibbs Technologies to evaluate mil-spec versions of their Aquada, Humdinger and Quadski vessel/vehicles. We're wondering if the SEAL-carrying Aquada… » 6/19/06 9:30pm 6/19/06 9:30pm