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|Thursday, February 01, 2007|
Brammo Motorsports is looking ahead to its fifth year of operations and the completion of a new facility this fall. Brammo founder Craig Bramscher says the new 47,000-square-foot facility, costing about $80-$90 a square foot to build, would allow the company to hire an additional 50-75 employees within the next year. Brammo currently employs 60 workers. The company’s main product, the British-designed Ariel Atom minimalist vehicle, is known as “the motorcycle of vehicles” and costs anywhere from $40,000 to $92,000. Brammo produces about 200 of the vehicles — which can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds — per year. According to Bramscher, the company is also working on some eco-friendly vehicles and hopes to begin work on an electric car soon after the new building is complete.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
BY JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG
A flare-up in the Elliott Forest raises questions about détente in Oregon’s timber wars.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY KIM MOORE
A conversation with Majd El-Azma, president and CEO of LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon, followed by the Healthcare Powerlist.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JON BELL
Oregon tribes still bet on casinos.
Friday, October 24, 2014
A majority of respondents agreed: Local vineyards should remain Oregon-owned and quality is the most important factor when determining where to eat or buy groceries.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER
Cylvia Hayes, tabloid vs. watchdog journalism and the looming threat of a Cascadia earthquake.
Friday, November 14, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY
Oregon entrepreneurs reveal their favorite caffeine hangouts.
Monday, September 29, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
Wehby disappears, Kitzhaber fails to disclose and Seattle gets bike share before Portland.
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