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  1. Electric car charging calculator

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'd like to share an EV charging calculator. It shows how much time and money it will take you to charge your electric vehicle. evcompare.io/charging-calculator/ Use it if you plan to charge your EV at home, at work or at any AC charging point. The calculator is not applicable to DC...
  2. EcoKruz

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    March 19, 2019 Atlanta, GA Ecokruz, a new Atlanta based startup, announced their launch this month! Ecokruz specializes in EV and Hybrid Carsharing. They aim to make the experience easier for both owners and renters and create the largest network of shared eco-friendly vehicles nationwide. A...
  3. For Sale: Converted 1975 MGB w/ 9" motor

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    Competed in 1994 American Tour del Sol On display at Franklin Institute for three weeks in 1994. In 1995 MG Magazine featured this car in a story on converting an MGB to electric. Still running! Motor Advanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC 9" Drivetrain Original 4 speed transmission with clutch...
  4. Tesla VS Hybrids

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    Dear EV owners, I am doing the research project about the difference in factors affecting purchase decision of Tesla electric cars and Hybrids. Could you please take a part in my survey (it will take around 5 minutes) It is very important for me to get as many responses as possible, especially...
  5. Helper needed for alternative energy startup company

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    Immediate need for helper with business writing skill and enthusiasm for alternative energy. I have several potential investors interested in supporting my startup company. I'm just lacking the writing skill and want this to be a successful presentation. I'm available to teleconference or skype...
  6. Using a Chinese Motor for an E-ATV Build

    Electric Motors
    First of all, this is my first build and though I understand the basics of circuitry and electricity, I am certainly no Electrical Engineering genius. About a year ago I saw a cheap undersized ATV on craigslist practically for free and figured it would be a fun project to convert it to Electric...
  7. Need info on EV Design

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    So im new to this whole EV idea but I've been interested in he idea of finding an alternative source of energy for some time. So I was wondering if anyone could give me a diagram or some type of detailed chart showing how a electric vehicle ignition and charging system works. I just want to get...
  8. super capacitor and pb-acid battery EV

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    How to combine supercapacitor bank and lead acid battery bank for electric vehicle?:confused:
  9. Reaching out for help with beginning electrical.

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    Hello; I'm just getting started with the electric car scene. I've always been interested in making bikes, go karts, and my own vehicles for a while though. Although I've always planned on using small gas engines. Even though whenever I'd ride or walk through the city I'd curse everyone who...
  10. proof of apples electric car may be here

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    Is apple working on an electric car in their ‘super secret lab’? Recently, Bloomberg did an excellent article about the hiring wars between Tesla and Apple. Over the last months, Tesla has recruited some of Apples finest engineers, and Apple seeks revenge. Unconfirmed rumours from apple...
  11. Fs: 1985 volkswagen cabriolet conversion

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    Ready to ride converted all electric with a professional ElectroAutomotive VoltsRabbit kit. Plug in the electric cord where the gas used to go in the car. Charge time is roughly 7 hrs for a dead battery (18 6V FLA's). Did I mention you can pre-heat or cool the car while it's plugged in? And...
  12. Planning an EV Conversion

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    Hi, my name is Travis! I am a high school student and newbie at ev conversions and automotive engineering in general. I've been looking into doing a conversion for about a year now. I am unsure of what vehicle I'd like to convert. It all depends on what I can afford. I'll post updates here! One...
  13. Is it Rocket Science?

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    Hi, I didn't know there was so much interest with people building their own Electric Vehicles, which is great. Is it a cost effective way to drive electric or is it more for the love and challenge of building your own vehicle? Clearly you need some skills to do this, but how specialised is...
  14. back seat/trunk battery

    Batteries and Charging
    Does anyone know if I can wire a secondary battery to my existing battery for an EV or directly to a motor and flip a switch to draw power from it when my EV battery is out of juice? So if I am in a remote area with no charger, and my car is a full EV, can I use a battery sitting in the...
  15. Low cost electric Beetle

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    Hi all I am new to converting cars to electric so I have decided to do my first conversion on a simple, cheap VW Beetle. By using a Beetle I plan on making the conversion a simple as possible as the Beetle doesn't have power breaks, power steering or any complicated wiring. I aim to make this...
  16. The Revolution is here

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    Hello to all and thanks for allowing me to fufill my wants to try and make a positive impact on earth that we all share...here is what i wanna know.....I want to make an electric car with the following specs Goes about 200 miles top speed of 100 miles an hour (maybe) not many want's but...
  17. Sinewave controller for BLDC and PMSM motor

    Controllers
    Hi guys, Have u ever used a sinewave controller before?are u considering to have your controller replaced with a sinewave controller?,As I worked for a factory manufacturing the high power BLDC sinewave controller in China,I wanna help everyone who has doubts about it. Comparing to traditional...
  18. EV design process - Ohio State project report

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    EV design process - Ohio University project report While searching for information on the Agni DC motor I came across this report which goes into a lot of detail about the design considerations for an electric vehicle. It seems to be quite comprehensive and may be useful...
  19. Electric VW kit

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    I have a sweet 1969 VW bug that I have been restoring and converting to electric drive. But, alas, life has other plans for me and I am not going to be able to finish it. It's a perfect conversion project for anyone interested in building a DIY electric vehicle. It includes all the necessary...
  20. Almost famous

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    I'm a software engineer by trade, and I was recently on the a popular industry podcast .Net Rocks. About a month ago they hinted that they wanted to do an off-topic show on Electric Vehicles. So I wrote them an email and they wrote back and before I knew it, I was on the show. Anyway, we...
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