Craft & Design
The Open Source Car: A Design Brief

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The time is right for a true people’s hybrid vehicle. The web is peppered with how-to sites for converting your old car into an electric vehicle, but why not develop SourceForge-style documentation for an open source hybrid?

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Saul Griffith

DR. SAUL GRIFFITH is founder and principal scientist at Otherlab, an independent R&D lab, where he focuses on engineering solutions for a clean energy, net-zero carbon economy. Occasionally making some pretty cool robots too. Saul got his PhD from MIT, and is a founder or co-founder of makanipower.com, sunfolding.com, voluteinc.com, treau.cool, departmentof.energy, materialcomforts.com, howtoons.com, and more. Saul was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007.

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