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Wikispeed is an automotive manufacturer that produces modular cars. Wikispeed was a competitor in the Progressive Automotive X Prize competition in 2010.[1][2] The car debuted at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan in January 2011.[3][4]

Wikispeed was founded by Joe Justice and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Wikispeed innovates by applying scrum development techniques borrowed from the software world. They use open source tools and lean management methods to improve their productivity.[5]

On July 24, 2012 Wikispeed announced that they would accept Bitcoin as payment.[6]


  1. ^ "Wikispeed". Progressive Auto Xprize. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ Blanco, Sebastian (May 10, 2010). "Automotive X-Prize: Wikispeed Team Collaborates, Struggles with SGT01 Modular Car". Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2011 NAIAS: Wikispeed SGT01". autoevolution. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
  4. ^ Stenquist, Paul (January 11, 2011). "Wikispeed SGT01 Awaits an Angel". The New York Times. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
  5. ^ From Henry Ford to Joe Justice : WikiSpeed, Manufacturing in the Age of Open Collaboration,, 25 october 2012
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