New Transportation Bill Will Change the Industry

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Ever wanted to build your own car? Sell it to the public? Not a chance unless you have a billion dollars tucked away someplace. Until now. A new Transportation Bill is about to go into effect that allows you to sell limited production cars.

You can’t build more than 325 vehicles a year but as long as they are “properly-licensed”, or otherwise legally approved designs based on models that are at least 25 years old. You also can’t build more than 5,000 cars a year so that manufacturer’s can’t use this loophole. But we can!

The only issue is that the car must past emissions. But there are a few EPA legal engine swaps out there so how hard can that be?

I originally found the story here but there’s no link to the original bill. They do say they expect it to be in effect by the end of the year.

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Bill Caswell is a self-taught racing driver, mechanic, and fabricator, and rose to internet fame taking a $500 Craigslist BMW to a World Rally Championship event in Mexico in March of 2010. His exploits have featured in places like ESPN Magazine, Grassroots Motorsports, NPR Radio, Wired.com and Jalopnik.com. A lifelong fan of rally and motorsport, Caswell famously believes nothing to be impossible.