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Report: Gibbs Aquada amphibious car hobbled by federal requirements, but aqua-ATV on the way?

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Jul 6th, 2010 at 9:29AM

The Man is back to his old tricks again: this time doing his best to keep down a fledgling amphibious car manufacturer. Gibbs Technologies is reportedly running into a tangle of regulation when it comes to bringing its Aquada to market – an amphibious vehicle that's said to be just as home on the lake as it is motoring around your neighborhood. According to TheDetroitBureau.com, the main issue seems to be that regulatory bodies want the car to conform to safety and emissions standards for both cars and boats. Unfortunately, those two worlds aren't exactly compatible. For starters,... Read More

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