Local Motors may only have 100 employees, as the Rally Fighter ramps to full production, but it went from concept to the road in just over 2 years. How does an open source vehicle work? To start, employees select off-the-shelf parts for the Rally Fighter and install them on a Local Motors frame. For one of the vehicles, they used a BMW clean diesel V8 for its high torque and relative fuel efficiency (36 mpg hwy, 30 mpg off road). Click here to view the first image in this week’s demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the Broadway Lion King cast singing on the subway.


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