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Wednesday, 10 August 2022 08:12

Minnesota Company Aims to Bring Little Electric Cars to City Streets

Written by Kirsti Marohn, MPR News

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Tom Skahen is used to turning heads when he cruises through downtown St. Joseph, MN.

Scooting past the SUVs and pickups that are common in central Minnesota, Skahen's pint-sized black car stands out.

 

"Without exception, I get rubbernecking and waves pretty much everywhere I go,” he said.

 

Skahen is CEO of Opus Motorcar Co. in St. Joseph, an innovative company that is selling small, low-speed all-electric vehicles designed for short trips around town, to the grocery store or picking up the kids from school.

 

To read more, see the Duluth News Tribune.