As project manager for the program that was in NY, it eats me up every day about the loss of the program.
Seeing an article like this when you know you did good work even hurts more.
What can I say, we were really ready to go to 500 cars, but Ford bagged out.
Great program, lasting effects for those that participated, no TH!NK in site. Hopefully we can convince people (like I am trying to do and sell) full performance electric conversion cars. The reason why I am doing this is b/c I do not believe the car companies will step up with another EV for a longtime so why wait for something that will not happen.

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