Tomorrow Corp. was formed in April of 1981 by Stan Leitner and Jim Bede. In the Spring of 1982, the two men took the BD-200 autocycle to a motorcycle rally at Daytona Beach, Florida.
Autocycle Plans were sold for $20 each with huge success. Only a few builders ever finished their autocycles, but the dream was there.
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Tomorrow Corp. purchased about 15 Litestars from Scranton Manufacturing of Scranton, Iowa.
They also purchased 21 Litestars from the Owosso Motor Car Co. of Owosso, MI.
Tomorrow Corp. through Scranton Mfg. Co. built about 15 Litestars. These vehicles had Hondamatic 450cc engines and can be identified by the small wheels, with the outrigger tension rod fix, and bent square tubing frame around the engine. Scranton originaly purchased about 20 Honda motorcycles and the first car was used as a test mule.
According to Owosso Motor Car Co. President Ed Butcher, Tomorrow Corp.'s only 'investment' in OMCC was the payment for the following 21 Litestars, which were delivered.
2nd. Litestar Dealer Meeting at Chicago, IL - November 1983
3rd. Dealer Meeting at the Owosso Motor Car Co. factory - February 1985
Doug Walsh recalls.......
Stan Leitner was a real character that reminded me of a cross between Colonel Sanders and a Texas billionaire. He was a large person with a resonant voice and he wore white suits, smoked big cigars and drove a white cadillac convertible with bull-horn hood ornament.
Stan Leitner interview - June 26, 1983
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Litestar Agreement of Scranton Litestar .... February 1984
Below, is a Sept. 1983 Tomorrow Corp. letter about the progress of the Scranton Manufacturing production plans
Tomorrow Corp. ordered 21 Litestars from the Owosso Motor Car Co. .....serial #s 001 - 021..... Year - January 1985 thru August 1985.
Armin Jocz brought this car to Owosso from the Troy, Michigan area.
Below, the prototype car at the Owosso Motor Car Co. factory with Frank the Cat.
Here it is at the Dan Marks farm in Corunna, Michigan.
Here it is in Owosso, Michigan
The 22nd. vehicle produced was called the Pulse
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