The WIKISPEED Team from various angles sharing notes of our journey.
Q: How do you get over 100 mpg and have such quick cars?!
A: We use a Honda R18a engine, it's a 1.8l 4 cylinder gasoline engine (non-hybrid). The year it came out as one of the 3 engines available … more
Q: Have you thought about ‘value based pricing’ your car? In other words, is $25K too low a price for the value you are providing? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Value-based_pricing … more
Some thoughts on how WIKISPEED works within or around traditional manufcaturing constraints:
Labor Pool: We invest thought each week into reducing the gap between anyone on the street and a … more
The best case scenario is for us to find a tragic safety flaw. That means we have found it before we have any more cars on the road. That said, we have conducted simulated and physical impact … more
A good start can be "Kanban". This book is specific to software, but a good start.
The high performing teams come from Scrum, and the seminal book on Scrum is: Agile Project Management with Scrum. … more
Here's a 4 minute video of a Jeep getting torn down and reassembled: http://www.wimp.com/rebuildjeep/ Sent in by Team WIKISPEED member Bob Stuart. He titled the post "Historic Modularity". … more
// Enabling Emerging Markets to Manufacture Their Own Ultra-efficient Transportation, WIKISPEED and Open Source Ecology Announce Partnership in Open-Hardware Movement// Seattle, WA, and Maysville, … more
— Welcome to the WIKISPEED Blog. WIKISPEED is a Seattle based, 100% volunteer, green automotive-prototyping company. Led by founder and CEO Joe Justice, WIKISPEED is a collaborative team … more
Ok, I love cars. That's obvious. And I have thing for the NSX. This is going to turn into a long post, so skim or skip if you aren't interested in diving into why I get so excited about certain … more