When the Sparrow Fell, A Godly Man Picked It Up

In 2007, Myers made about two vehicles per month, priced at $36,000. With each vehicle assembled by hand, he loses money even at that price.

Published: 06-Jan-2008

TALLMADGE, Ohio — It's the size of a motorcycle and has three wheels and room for only a driver.

But Dana Myers sees more in his Tallmadge-built electric vehicle. He sees a way to apply his religious faith to making the world a better place.

"God put us down here and said, 'Rule over the Earth,' " Myers said. "How do we want to rule over it? Do we want to just despoil it, or do we want to make it as nice a place as we can?"


The Chevrolet Volt E-Flex concept electric car represents a marked shift at General Motors as the company tries to wrestle a reputation for high technology back from its archrival Toyota.

The automaker tries again, announcing an electric-drive system that can be paired with gasoline generators or fuel cells.

Subaru has garnered a commendation for its work on alternative fuel technologies in its R1e that are contributing to averting global warming.


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