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Local Motors, Crowdsourcing the American Dream
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Local Motors' weekly car design contests are effective ways to reach out to the crowd. At the same time, it's a great way to entice more people to buy their products. So, this article is...

Benjamin FosselDec 25, 2010 07:35 am GMT2885 views
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Local Motors, Crowdsourcing the American Dream
Local Motors
site Open Innovation / Design

Local Motors is an American car company that adheres to environmental efficiency, social networking (of car designers and car loves)as well as crowdsourcing their car designs. They've put up a...

TiffanyDec 25, 2010 09:34 am GMT3080 views
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Local Motors Rally Fighter: The First-Ever Creative Commons Car
document Crowd Creativity

Local Motors doesn't even have a designer for their cars on staff. Each major system of the vehicle — whether it's the exterior design, interior design or doors — heck, even the name —...

Claire MackayOct 11, 2011 09:24 am GMT2803 views
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Local Motors Rally Fighter: The First-Ever Creative Commons Car
The Co-Creation Forum holds a free webinar about Local Motors’ Co-Creation Strategy
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Co-Creation Forum Webinar series returns with an exciting presentation by Damien Declercq, Director of New Business Development at Local Motors! We will be discussing how Local Motors uses...

Yannig RothFeb 09, 2012 09:54 am GMT28397 views
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The Co-Creation Forum holds a free webinar about Local Motors’ Co-Creation Strategy
Assembly Required: Local Motors Is Crowdsourcing Vehicles
document Crowd Creativity

Local Motors claims they can go from concept to car about five times faster than the Detroit companies, and they give all the credit to their followers. “It’s faster because as opposed to having...

Luis Enrique MoralesApr 25, 2012 12:57 am GMT2788 views
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Assembly Required: Local Motors Is Crowdsourcing Vehicles
John B. Rogers, Local Motors CEO and co-Founder, Talks co-Creation
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Local Motors CEO and co-founder John B. Rogers sees the community as a partner in the creation process — instead of a generic workforce. There is a perception that crowd labor is cheap and...

Samuel BennettMay 27, 2012 09:43 am GMT1666 views
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John B. Rogers, Local Motors CEO and co-Founder, Talks co-Creation
DASSAULT SYSTEMES : Supports Local Motors' Drive to Design and Manufacture the Next Version of the "World's Toughest Car"
article Crowd Creativity

Leading-Edge Co-Creation Innovator ' Local Motors' selects the 3DEXPERIENCE platform as In-House Design Solution for its 2012 Rally Fighter. "Our mission is to lead the next...

Fiona MaresSep 07, 2012 06:47 am GMT2497 views
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DASSAULT SYSTEMES : Supports Local Motors' Drive to Design and Manufacture the Next Version of the
Local Motors "Crowd-Sourcing" New Forge Design
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Anyone and everyone could be part of this design community. On their website you'll find profiles for each of their 13,000 community contributors, among them customers, amateur car designers...

Claire MackayNov 04, 2011 02:25 pm GMT1487 views
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Local Motors and Siemens PLM Software Launch Wheel Design Competition
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Local Motors has been a pioneer in open-source/crowdsourced automotive design. Members vote on each others’ design ideas, and the most popular are built into one-of-a-kind vehicles produced at...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 15, 2012 02:04 pm GMT1570 views
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Local Motors and Siemens PLM Software Launch Wheel Design Competition
Local Motors and Solid Edge Design1 Wheel Competition
video Open Innovation

A video introduction on Local Motors and Siemens PLM Software's CAD competition. Test drive your skills with Solid Edge Design1 and enter the Wheel Competition from co-creation company...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 15, 2012 02:14 pm GMT2177 views
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Local Motors and Solid Edge Design1 Wheel Competition
Local Motors: The Company
document 

Instead of hiring a team to design a product and hope the buying public at large likes it, Local Motors' founder John "Jay" Rogers decided to use principles such as co-creation, also...

Jayne AnnMay 19, 2012 03:26 am GMT1608 views
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Local Motors: The Company
Local Motors wants your help designing the next Peterbilt big rig
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RIG2 will be online and managed on Local Motor's co-creative challenge-based platform, The Forge (http://www.forge.local-motors.com). The competition is open to the Local Motors community of...

Claire MackayJun 16, 2012 10:01 am GMT1223 views
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Local Motors wants your help designing the next Peterbilt big rig
Local Motors, Domino's Crowdsourcing 'Ultimate Delivery Vehicle': Video
document Crowd Creativity

The project is powered by Local Motors' "The Forge" community interface, developed to connect more amateur designers and hobbyists with companies or backers that could yield new...

Harshida PatelAug 14, 2012 12:02 am GMT854 views
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Local Motors, Domino's Crowdsourcing 'Ultimate Delivery Vehicle': Video
Car Sourcing: BMW Teams with Local Motors
article Crowd Creativity

When it comes to the most innovative use for crowdsourcing, Local Motors car-creation-by-committee ranks up there with Quirky’s quirky inventions and University of Washington’s folding...

Benjamin FosselSep 26, 2012 10:52 pm GMT2558 views
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Car Sourcing: BMW Teams with Local Motors
Local Motors And Dominos Pick The Ultimate Delivery Vehicle
article 

By crowdsourcing car designs, Local Motors has built up an incredible internet presence and fanbase, as well as strategic partnerships with larger companies. Dominos Pizza recently asked the Local...

Harshida PatelOct 25, 2012 12:42 am GMT1991 views
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Local Motors And Dominos Pick The Ultimate Delivery Vehicle
Local Motors' Jay Rogers on Our Crowdsourced World [Part Three]
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In the conclusion of a three-part conversation, Local Motors CEO Jay Rogers talks about the arrival of crowdsourcing and our globalized world.

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Eric MackJan 14, 2013 12:00 pm GMT5843 views
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The 5 Ways Local Motors Built an Online Community
article Open Innovation

Here are the five ways in which Local Motors CEO Jay Rogers and his team built their online community. Create a bold dream that allows for creativity, with a measure of supervision; Embrace...

Jason RobbinsApr 11, 2013 01:05 am GMT1389 views
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The 5 Ways Local Motors Built an Online Community
Local Motors’ latest crowdsourcing challenge takes aim at motorized bikes
article Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing – or as the company refers to it, co-creation – isn’t something new for Local Motors. Indeed, it’s exactly what the company has always done. But this challenge showcases another...

Samuel BennettMay 31, 2013 01:07 am GMT855 views
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Local Motors’ latest crowdsourcing challenge takes aim at motorized bikes
Local Motors and the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force Partner to Deliver Real-Time Solutions for Soldier-Identified Needs
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Local Motors and the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force (REF) announce the development of an online platform that will connect soldiers, civilians, makers and scientists in the real-time development...

Pablo BracciniNov 20, 2013 12:16 pm GMT1612 views
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Local Motors and the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force Partner to Deliver Real-Time Solutions for Soldier-Identified Needs
Local Motors Cruiser – A Crowdsourced Moped
article Crowdfunding

At the time of this writing, the project has met and exceeded their $50,000 goal, and is set to deliver its first 13 functional bikes and 1 non-functional prototype by April 2014. So, be warned...

Samuel BennettJan 04, 2014 12:45 am GMT1346 views
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Local Motors Cruiser – A Crowdsourced Moped
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