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R.I.P. Lincvolt

I can't believe Neil Young's Lincvolt is gone! Turns out a fire at a California warehouse was started by a fire in his Lincvolt electric car..the same car that I got to see just a few weeks ago at Farm Aid. According to fire officials, flames began in his 1959 Lincoln Continental that runs on electric batteries and a bio-diesel powered generator, and then spread to a warehouse. The fire caused more than a million dollars damage to the warehouse and Neil's music equipment and memorabilia that was stored there. Neil said he was grateful to firefighters who managed to get a bunch of stuff out..including archival items that were threatened. But what of the Lincvolt? That particular car may be gone, but Neil says they did retrieve the car's computer, so hopefully they'll be able to figure out what happened. And knowing Neil, he's probably got another '59 Lincoln Continental just waiting to be converted. Let's hope so! In the meantime, check out the pics I took at Farm Aid. (And you can read more about the warehouse fire here.)

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