What’s black and white and red all over? Carmen Schrock-Hurst’s red GEM car affectionately known as “Ladybug.” A Chrysler company in Fargo N.D. is the brains behind this battery-operated vehicle which seats two people comfortably and goes no faster than 25 mph. Schrock-Hurst’s chose not to pay an extra fee to install a heater, air conditioning or radio, but the roll bar, safety glass, turn signals and headlights make it safer than most low-speed vehicles. Ladybug plugs into a regular outlet and uses as much electricity as a computer. On an eight-hour charge, Ladybug will go about 25 miles – a perfect distance for Schrock-Hurst’s commute to work and various errands around town. Read More