Plug-in Play

21 Nov 2016

Almost 475,000 electric cars are tooling around the U.S. right now. When they run down, owners just plug them into the nearest outlet to get the vehicle powered back up.

One of the industry leaders is Polaris GEM. The firm has been manufacturing Indian and Victory brand Motorcycles in Spirit Lake, in the Lakes Corridor region of Iowa, since 1994. (For more information, see here:

These vehicles require meticulous engineering. One of the companies that can deliver the precision machining needed is Tecton Industries, located in Spencer, also in the Iowa Lakes Corridor. The company uses buildings that allow for control of the temperature and humidity. (More info here: