Motiv Poised to Profit as Demand Grows for Electric Trucks, Buses

Jul 25, 2018

For a first-grade project on solving community issues, Motiv Power Systems founder Jim Castelaz chose pollution as his topic. He sketched his prophetic solution onto a poster board. It read, make electric cars.

Castelaz did make an electric car, using scrap lumber and 12-volt batteries. But that was when he was still in elementary school. Nowadays he’s tackling bigger projects. Read more at