It seems that the world’s most popular time machine, the DeLorean DMC-12 is making a comeback after the company that built it went bankrupt in 1981. This great piece of news was announced by the DeLorean Motor Company following the passing of the Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act in December last year.

According to DMC, the new law allows companies to produce replica models that resemble the appearance of cars produced 25 years ago or more. It certainly provides relief for small businesses such as DMC itself that have no intention of producing millions of cars every year.

Like all present automakers, the company is required to register with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and document annual production reports. Not only that, the replica DeLoreans will be subject to equipment standards, recalls and remedies.

DMC has also confirmed that it is in the midst of identifying a supplier for engines and other parts necessary for production. While the new law allows the company to build up to 325 replica vehicles each year, DMC only aims to sell 300 to 350 units of the DeLorean over the next six years.



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