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Powerslides and wide-eyed lucidity in the Local Motors Rally Fighter

If you're the type to look out at Armageddon and cheerily say, "no thanks, I've brought my own," we've found your next set of wheels: the Local Motors Rally Fighter. Imagine a Mustang that soaked up a sandrail and you get the jist. It's a sports car so overstuffed with muscle and suspension that it looks you in the… »10/22/14 1:08pm10/22/14 1:08pm

The Local Motors 3D Printed Car is Uber Techy Cool

The current state of automotive manufacturing has been at a standstill for pretty much since the time of Henry Ford and not much in the ways of progress has occurred in terms of methods. We of course have new materials and ways of building those materials, such as carbon fiber, titanium, and structural aluminum, but… »9/22/14 10:51am9/22/14 10:51am

How A Small, Open-Source Automaker Got Their Car In Transformers 4

Local Motors marketing guy Buddy Crisp pulled off a great get convincing Michael Bay and friends to put the Rally Fighter off-roader in Transformers 4: My Big Fat Robot Wedding Strikes Back. Here's what Crisp had to say about his car starring in the (second?) most successful film franchise based on a toy. »7/03/14 2:40pm7/03/14 2:40pm

​Local Motors Wants To Build A Street/Track Car You Can Afford


Local Motors is ready for its next project, and it's exactly what we've been asking for. They want to crowd-source and build a track-focused street car with an engine up front, a manual in the middle, and power to the rear wheels – just as God intended. And like the Rally Fighter before it, we can all have a hand in… »6/30/14 9:55pm6/30/14 9:55pm

Watch Me Talk Hipster Bikes And Lifted Pickups With Local Motors

Local Motors was a little sad when we teased them about the goofy hipsteriness of their power-assisted bicycles, so they asked me over to their headquarters in Chandler, AZ to play with their toys and talk trucks. Didn't really make sense to me either, but who turns down an invite to a warehouse full of sweet vehicles? »1/29/14 4:45pm1/29/14 4:45pm