TITLE

Convertible with a difference

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/29/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7634, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Gibbs Technologies' launching of a high-speed amphibious vehicle in Great Britain. Vehicle features; Potential applications.
ACCESSION #
10815750

 

Related Articles

  • DRIVES LIKE A BOAT.  // Boating World;May2012, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p11 

    The article previews the Humdinga II amphibious utility vehicle from Gibbs Technologies.

  • Whatever FLOATS Your Boat. Or Car. Best, G. A. // Boys' Life;May2004, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p15 

    Features the Aquada convertible amphibian car from Gibbs Technologies.

  • It's an automobile; it's a boat -- it's a high-speed amphibious (HSA) vehicle.  // Automotive Body Repair News;Nov2007, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p84 

    The article announces that Gibbs Technologies Ltd. will produce and market the high-speed amphibious vehicle Aquada in the U.S. This vehicle combines the handling of a sports car with an ability to travel at more than 30 miles per hour on water. Chairman Alan Gibbs stresses that he believes that...

  • Surf-and-turf vehicle planned for 2009. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;5/7/20007, Vol. 81 Issue 6254, p44 

    The article states that Great Britain-based Gibbs Technologies Ltd., developer of an amphibious vehicle called the Aquada, is looking for a production plant, and a research and development site in the U.S. The company, founded in New Zealand in 1996 by Alan Gibbs, its chairman, has developed 45...

  • Gibbs to Introduce High-Speed Amphibious Aquada into U.S.  // Motor Age;Sep2007, Vol. 126 Issue 9, p92 

    This article reports on the plan of British-based Gibbs Technologies to produce and market the Aquada, a high-speed amphibious (HSA) vehicle, in the U.S. in 2009. Aquada combines the handling of a sports car with an ability to travel on water. Already sold in Europe, a fleet of 10 Aquadas is...

  • But Does It Fly? Delmont, Joe // Dealernews;Aug2006, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p78 

    The article features the new QuadSki, an amphibious vehicle that combines an all-terrain vehicle and a personal watercraft. The QuadSki was developed and patented by Gibbs Technology in the U.S. It includes information on the key features and specifications of the product, as well as its...

  • Lockheed Martin, Gibbs Technology To Develop Family of High Speed Amphibious Vehicles. Roosevelt, Ann // Defense Daily;4/4/2007, Vol. 234 Issue 3, p6 

    This article announces that Lockheed Martin and Gibbs Technologies have agreed to develop a family of military high-speed amphibious vehicles. Neil Jenkins, chief executive officer of Gibbs, said they have been working over several months with Lockheed Martin on high speed amphibians and the...

  • Amphibious cars to get U.S. tests. Herman, Jack // Automotive News;6/18/2007, Vol. 81 Issue 6260, p6 

    The article reports on the testing of 10 preproduction amphibious cars by Gibbs Technologies Ltd., the high speed amphibian (HSA) technology specialist in the U.S. It is stipulated that Gibbs amphibians would be produced and expected to be available in North America by 2009. According to...

  • PROTOTYPE PRODUCTION AND HIRING UNDERWAY AT GIBBS. Barclay, Steve // Automotive Industries;Jul2010, Vol. 190 Issue 7, p1 

    The article presents information on Gibbs Technologies Ltd. The company is developing advanced prototypes of the Gibbs Quadski amphibious motor vehicle which can achieve speeds of up to 45 miles per hour on both land and water. The company is also looking to fill-up 100 job vacancies in its...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics