Starry-eyed dreamers are forever putting together new car companies. A lot of the past attempts at automaker startups turned out to be failed experiments. Others limped along for years before ultimately dying. Some are still attempting to do business, their fates uncertain.
To me, one that’s in limbo is Lordstown Motors. We’ve been told the Endurance is still coming, but it may well end up being one of the startups that vanishes without a trace.
We asked readers which startups were most audacious — the ones that launched with bold promises and rarely, if ever, delivered. Here are their answers.
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