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automotive entreprenuer

Malcolm Bricklin, American automotive entreprenuer. Achievements include invention of the Bricklin SV-1, a gull-winged sports car, 1972; total of 2,875 Bricklins were manufactured when production stopped in 1974.

Background

Bricklin, Malcolm was born on January 9, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Attends, University Florida, Gainesville, 1958.

Career

Founder Handyman America, Inc., Orlando, Florida, 1961—1964. Salesman Lambretta motor scooters Innocenti Company. Motor scooter salesman Fuji Heavy Industries, Japan, 1965—1971.

Co-founder (with Harvey Lamm) Subaru of America, 1968. Founder General Vehicle Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona, 1971, Bricklin Vehicle Corporation, 1971, International Automobile Imports, Yugo America, Inc. Founder electric vehicle company which markets an electric bike, the EV Warrior, 1995—1997.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer Visionary Vehicles LLC, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of the Bricklin SV-1, a gull-winged sports car, 1972. Total of 2,875 Bricklins were manufactured when production stopped in 1974.