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Golf Cart for Electric Kit Car

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Is there any 8-person golf cart which can go at least 50 mph, so you can use all the parts and build an electric kit car?

An Easy EV Conversion Kit For People

Open Source Civic EV Kit

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. Here we go

Ford opens new Silicon Valley research center; focus on connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, big data

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At Ford, we view ourselves as both a mobility and an auto company, as we drive innovation in every part of our business. Maciuca holds a Ph.D.

Ford announces Smart Mobility plan; 25 initial projects

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Using Georgia Tech-owned golf carts to prove out the technology, a person sitting in a remote location can access real-time video streamed over LTE to drive the carts. Engineers are working to develop sensor kits based on Ford OpenXC that gather information from bicycles and other common forms of transportation in urban areas.

Battery Equalizer Schematics Rev 1.0

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I'll have to modify the circuit with a voltage doubler in the final stage to work with 8-volt golf-cart batteries for the 914 EV kit.

Ordering a Motor Adapter

Open Source Civic EV Kit

With a clutched system, I just order the shaft and transmission adapter from Electro Auto and everything is just done.

More Delays

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Over the past few weeks I've been trying to contact the folks at Electro Automotive to get the status of the EV 914 kit. They finally responded last night and apparently they're completely buried under the demand for EV conversion kits. He got one of the earlier DC motor kits for the 914 from Electro Automotive.

Talking with Mike at ElectroAuto

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Apparently I'm the only person with an operational AC kit currently, although several other people are hot on the trail to finishing theirs. Mike doesn't have an AC kit 914 back at the ranch. Regarding the 8V golf-cart batteries, Mike also mentioned that they tended to either last 3-4 years or die right away (infant mortality).

Closing up more loose ends.

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

It's a pity that we have to remove this, but the size of the golf-cart batteries clearly interfere with the latch. Live and learn.

Helsinki to host electric display of green cars

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It represents the first step in the manufacture of conversion kits that can be replicated in large numbers. Global Community movement.

Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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If you build a car as a "kit car" with no real factory, then yes, it will never be an economic success. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0