January 12, 2017
Lon Ballard developed the energy-efficient, three-wheeled Spira to reduce motor vehicle deaths.
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For Lon Ballard, it has been a long odyssey in a tiny car. The nine-year trip has taken him from Thailand to the Philippines, back and forth from China to the United States, and through forests of paperwork and thickets of red tape.