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  1. All EV Conversions and Builds
    Hi guys, I am new to this, sorry if this is in the wrong section but I just wanted to get some thoughts. I'm 17 and have a huge interest in the future of EVs - in fact I intend to dedicate my life to it. I will be hopefully be attending a top university next year to study mechanical/automotive...
  2. All EV Conversions and Builds
    I have successfully converted a ordinary car(a VW) into a plugin hybrid electric vehicle with 50 miles drive range and 50 miles/h speed using two 96V 80AH lithium battery installed in the car trunk. The conversion procedure is very simple and does not change the original car's gas power system...
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    I have successfully converted a ordinary car (a VW)into a plugin hybrid electric vehicle with 50 miles drive range and 50 m/h speed using two 96V 80AH lithium batteries installed in the car trunk. The conversion procedure is very simple and does not change the original car's engine and drive...
  4. Production Hybrids
    I was surprised that there is no production coupe version of the Prius/Yaris hybrids. One innovative salvage firm created a coupe Prius by doing a "reverse stretch" on two wrecked Prii. I am planning on getting one of those. I had already decided I wanted to have it modded for PHEV. Recently...
  5. Production Hybrids
    I found a 2002 Prius locally on Craig's List for $1000. Would this be a good candidate for an EV conversion or would it be better to just service the batteries and keep it original? Or maybe replace the batteries with LiFePO4 cells? http://baltimore.craigslist.org/cto/3319371082.html
  6. Electric Motors
    Hi all, I'm brand new to the forum and conversions so please correct me if I get any info wrong. I am looking to convert my 1998 volkwagen golf to a PHEV, and eventually to a fully electric when it becomes reasonable for me (eg. better energy storage tech or whatnot), it's my only car right now...
  7. Blog
    Big news! U.S. presidential candidates Barak Obama and John McCain are talking about EVs. Finally, American politicians, corporate executives and grassroots advocates all seem to agree that powering cars from clean, affordable and domestic electricity makes sense. However, politicians have...
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