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Electric Car Conversion Kit (for beginners)

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Which electric car conversion kit is best for beginners? Answer: These pre-made kits from Canadian Electric Vehicles are just about plug and play

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Omnitek develops diesel-to-natural gas engine conversion kits for Mercedes OM904/OM906

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Diesel to natural gas conversion system. The conversion steps entail: Disassembling original engine. Conversion in progress.

KIT researchers develop fluoride-ion batteries; potential for much higher energy densities than conventional Li-ion batteries

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Researchers from the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) have developed and demonstrated secondary (i.e., Click to enlarge. By choosing.

Cost for Jeep Cherokee EV Conversion Kit

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How much does the full conversion kit and batteries cost for a 1994 jeep cherokee? Hi, Greg - The answer is: it depends on the conversion kit components

Electric Car Conversion Kit for F150

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Would you know if there are conversion kits thatI have a 2001 Ford F-150 that gets driven only a couple times a month, and for less then 50 miles.

Linde pilot testing dry reforming process to generate syngas from CO2 and methane for production of fuels and chemicals

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To address that particular issue, KIT has focused on developing and designing new catalyst and process options for dry reforming at elevated pressure.

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An Easy EV Conversion Kit For People

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After spending the past year and a half converting a Porsche 914 to an electric vehicle, I decided to expand my horizons by designing an open-source electric vehicle (EV) conversion kit for a commonly used car. There are already commercially available kits with excellent, detailed instructions for how to convert a vehicle.

Which AC electric car conversion kit?

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I want an AC electric car conversion. I am planning on converting a RWD car, possibly mid-engine, and was having difficulty finding

Build Your Own Electric Car

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It's not rocket science, and there are conversion kits available You can build your own electric car.

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Software Upgrade to Prius PHEV NiMH Conversion Kit Enables All-Electric Driving At Up to 70mph

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Poway, California-based Plug In Conversions Corp. Ewert Energy Systems video (handheld) of driving a Prius PHEV conversion at highway speeds.

Chance to turn your van hybrid

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The company is offering a hybrid drive retrofit kit for panel vans – a proprietary system that can be fitted in less than four [.]. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Ashwoods Automotive hybrid panel vans hybrid van conversions hybrid vans

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BioBoost project targets conversion of biomass into intermediate energy carriers for subsequent conversion into fuels, chemicals, power and heat

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The project, coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), will start in early 2012. The BioBoost project concentrates on dry and wet residual biomass and wastes as feedstock for de-centralized conversion by fast pyrolysis, catalytic pyrolysis and hydrothermal carbonization to the intermediate energy carriers oil, coal or slurry.

MTSU group seeking to commercialize new wheel motor plug-in hybrid retrofit kit

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A prototype plug-in hybrid retrofit kit is applied to a research vehicle’s rear wheels. Conversions Hybrids Plug-insClick to enlarge.

Ashwoods Launches Hybrid Drive Retrofit Kit for Light Vans and Stop-Start Retrofit Kit

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UK-based Ashwoods Automotive , a provider of hybrid-electric vans and hybrid drive systems, is offering a hybrid drive retrofit kit for panel vans. Tags: Conversions Hybrids The Ashwoods Hybrid Drive System Layout. Click to enlarge. The Ashwoods motor generator unit. Click to enlarge. Hybrid drive. Stop/start.

REV Becomes First Hymotion Dealer in Canada; Offers L5 Conversion Kit for Prius

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REV, a Vancouver, Canada company that converts Ford fleet vehicles into highway capable battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles ( earlier post ), has become the first Hymotion plug-in conversion kit dealer in Canada. It is now offering the Hymotion L5 plug-in conversion system for Toyota Prius owners in BC.

Cheap Electric Car Conversion Possible?

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for a kit while anotherWhat would it take to convert a Saturn SC2 to electric? The information on web sites is all over the place. Some want $5,000.00

Electric Aircraft Conversion

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I have a small kit aircraft that I would like to convert to electric motor power. This aircraft is basically a sight seeing aircraft and flight

Electric Car Conversion like a Tesla

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I'm interested in a full electric conversion, AC motor,lithium batteries, controller, etc. Do you know of a company that sells such a kit or have a

ALTe Powertrain and Inmatech form JV for hybrid electric storage devices; Li-ion cells, supercaps, and control electronics

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Most recently, ALTe announced a partnership with Manheim, the world’s leading automotive reselling service, to create installation centers for fleet conversions across the country. Batteries Conversions Fleets Hybrids Plug-insThe applications will range from automotive batteries to stationary grid power leveling devices.

KIT’s fast biomass pyrolysis to liquids bioliq plant produces first gasoline

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Dahmen, KIT/IKFT. The synthesis stage of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology’s (KIT’s) multi-stage bioliq pilot plant has begun operation and has produced biogasoline. The remaining investment costs are borne by KIT and its industry partner Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz GmbH. Graphic: N. Click to enlarge. Earlier post.).

Creative Greenius is EV Driven

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Open Source Civic EV Kit. Porsche 914 EV Conversion. I am very excited to announce my participation in the launch of. Starting right now.


KIT study finds extraordinarily cold Arctic stratospheric winter enhanced ozone degradation above the Arctic

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Figure: IMK-ASF, KIT) Click to enlarge. These chemical conversion products attack the ozone layer and destroy it partly. —Dr.

CA Energy Commission awarding Wrightspeed $5.789M grant for retrofit range-extended electric powertrain for medium-duty commercial vehicles

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Wrightspeed made its first conversion kit for the Isuzu NPR. Conversions Fleets Hybrids Plug-insSource: Wrightspeed. Wrightspeed.

Landi Renzo Developing Dual-Fuel CNG/Diesel Retrofit Kit for Light Vehicles

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Landi Renzo SpA is developing a dual-fuel CNG/diesel conversion kit for light-duty vehicles. The new kit is a result of multi-variable optimization, addressing identified performance issues including injection timing and boost control using tools like combustion fluid dynamics (CFD). NGV Global News.

Picking Your Dream Car for Conversion

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Picking Your Dream Car for Conversion. Try to do a gas to electric conversion not restoration unless it?s If money is tight and you have the room you can stretch the conversion out even further and like everything else things (parts and pieces) will come your way, just think positive. A Fiero. s your dream car. You deserve this.

ALTe Developing Series Plug-in Hybrid Powertrains for Conversion and OEM Applications

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In the Crown Victoria, the proof of concept powertrain conversion systems improve fuel economy from 80%-200% from the base 4.6L Source: ALTe.

Omnitek selects DD 12.7L Series 60 and Cat C15 engine models for diesel-to-gas conversion project at Port of Seattle

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L Detroit Diesel Series 60 and the Caterpillar C15 engine models for the beginning of the second phase of a Puget Sound Clean Air Agency pilot project , which includes the development of diesel-to-natural gas engine conversion kits for these engine models and obtaining Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval. Earlier post.).

US hybrid conversion company raises $2 million

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XL Hybrids , a startup that offers a hybrid conversion system for large fleet vehicles such as vans or Lincoln Town Cars, has raised $2 million in new funding and signed an agreement with Ashwoods Automotive in the UK, the producers of the retrofit kit. Boston Globe. Earlier post.). XL had previously raised $1.8 Brief

Compact pilot plant for solar to liquid fuels production

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This reactor was developed by KIT. The compact plant was developed to maturity and is now being commercialized by KIT spin-off INERATEC. KIT, INERATEC, and VTT plan to extend their cooperation. The plant will be compact enough to fit into a shipping container. The plant consists of three components.

Protean Electrics retrofitted through-the-road plug-in hybrid van showing significant fuel economy gains

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Protean Electric outfitted the front-wheel-drive Vivaro with a through-the-road hybrid conversion kit of two Protean Electric PD-18 motors attached to the rear axle. Conversions Hybrids Plug-insProtean Electric’s through-the-road hybrid van. Click to enlarge. in Traverse City, Mich. — Bob Purcell.

Electric Bike Technologies and AllCell Technologies partner on Li-ion batteries for e-bike conversions

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Electric Bike Technologies LLC (makers of the E-BikeKit electric bike conversion kit) and AllCell Technologies signed a Memorandum of Understanding jointly to promote and to sell lithium-ion batteries for use in electric bike conversions. Brief

Plug-in Prius conversion hits 70mph

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If that’s your theory then you may have to re-evaluate after Ponway, California-based Plug-In Conversions Corp (PICC) completed a software upgrade conversion kit that enables all-electric mode driving at up to 70mph in a converted Prius. Electric cars have to be slow with limited speeds, don’t they?

Solar2fuel Project in Germany Pursuing Photocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to Methanol for Engines or Fuel Cells

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Researchers from BASF, Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW), Heidelberg University and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are seeking to develop a process for the photocatalytic conversion of CO 2 into methanol for use in fuel cells or internal combustion engines. million) over two years. Dr. Michael Grunze, Heidelberg University.

Canadian Electric Vehicles: Randy Holmquist

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Canadian Electric Vehicles of Errington, BC has the reputation of being one of the very best conversion shops. Randy Holmquist also sells conversion kits and builds the Might-e truck NEV

Alaska EV company seeking crowd-funding for low-volume production AWD electric roadster

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Bottom: This would not be the first time a La Bala kit was used as the basis for an EV. Shown is a conversion by Paul Pearson in 2008.

Open days to promote LPG savings

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The South Wales firm, formerly known as Autogas Worldwide will offer visitors the chance to test-drive state of the art LPG conversion kits [.]. Leading LPG experts, MintLPG are holding a a couple of open days to give motorists the chance to learn all about the economic and environmental benefits of running their cars on LPG.

EV "Buddy Batteries" - Series and Parallel

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I planning to get a 72V kit for the conversion. I have a 94 Metro I am planning to convert to EV. Can I use 6 12V batteries in this sequence

Sales of Ford trucks with CNG/LPG prepped engines up 350% since 2009; company expanding range offered

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Businesses are using CNG-fueled trucks to lower their operating costs, with the payback period for recouping conversion upfit cost as fast as 24 to 36 months of in-use service. Ford will offer the all-new Ford Transit range of full-size vans, wagons, cutaway, and chassis cab models powered by a 3.7-liter V6 equipped with a CNG/LPG prep kit.

How to Get a Plug-In Hybrid

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Conversions are mostly for the Prius, with a few for the Ford Escape/Mercury Mariner hybrid SUVs. They are early adopters, buying "Version 1.0"

Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are

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Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are This is a mirror of the map at Googles RechargeIt site (including icons for YouTube videos on both PHEVs and EVs). Unless otherwise noted, all are Prius. Please send it to