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

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Omnitek has developed a kit that can be used to convert the globally popular Mercedes diesel engines OM904 and OM906 into natural gas engines.

EV Solutions WarP-Drive Installation

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Well I'm finally going to get around to installing a WarP-Drive 160/1000 motor controller package in our 97 S10 EV conversion. Intro.

Efficient Drivetrains now offering OEM developer kit for plug-in hybrid solutions

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EDI), a developer of advanced hybrid and electric drivetrain solutions, has expanded its product portfolio to include the EDI PowerDrive electrification kit and developer support program for vehicle manufacturers moving to create a PHEV offering. Efficient Drivetrains , Inc. Hybrids Plug-ins

KIT presenting modular battery concept for electric bus

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Source: KIT. Source: KIT. The installed power allows the bus to drive 107 km/h (66 mph) on a flat track. Click to enlarge.

Installing the Potbox

Open Source Civic EV Kit

The Belktronix system tries to make installing the potbox a no-brainer by allowing the user to put it right under the accelerator pedal. Onwar

Installing the Front Coil-Over Suspension

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Here's the process I used to remove the existing Civic springs and install the front coil-overs. Now to remove the bottom of the strut.

DC-DC Installed and New Brake Parts

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Here's the mostly final installation. This version had mounting tabs that fit well with the bolt holes from the original kit. Good Nigh

Siemens and KIT cooperating on more-efficient production of large-scale batteries

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Working with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Siemens plans to enhance its automation and control systems technology for the manufacturers of large-scale batteries, leveraging its experience in the production of energy-storage devices. Wind and solar power plants already generate large amounts of electricity. Brief

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

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Some previous Prius plug-in conversion kits allowed motorists to go as fast as 52 miles per hour using a “forced stealth” mode. Andrew Ewert.

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. The Hymotion L5 installation adds a 5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and charging system to the original Prius.

Chevrolet previews Spark EV Tech Performance concept, other performance concepts including Cruze Diesel for SEMA

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Features include: A Stage Kit, cold-air induction and a high-flow exhaust system allow the 1.4L Chevrolet Spark EV Tech Performance concept.

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Hyundai’s fuel cell car powers sustainable fish farming installation

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Aquaponics is a sustainable farming solution which allows fish farms to recycle fish waste to grow crops. The world’s [.]. Hyundai

Wireless charging company WiTricity scaling up EV charging capability as well as itself

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WiT-3300 Development Kit. or 6.6 kW, says CEO Alex Gruzen. Giler remains a member of the WiTricity Board of Directors. Source: WiTricity.

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Renault and Itaipu to collaborate on EVs in Brazil

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The cars, supplied by Renault, will be imported as incompletely disassembled kits for restricted use by Itaipu and partner institutions of the EV Program. With 20 generator units and 14,000 MW of installed capacity, it provides approximately 17.3% Itaipu dam is currently the world’s largest hydroelectric plant in power generation.

Honda Fit EV leases now include Leviton Level 2 charging station

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In addition to the 32 amp charger, customers will also receive a proprietary installation kit that, once installed, enables them to remove and re-install the electric vehicle charging station without any special tools. It is backed by an industry leading product warranty, and lifetime telephone support. Brief

VW introduces new, more efficient TSI engine generation; Miller cycle with higher compression and electric VTG turbo

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The new installation position made it possible to increase the size and performance of the cooler, while maintaining a very compact overall package. Cylinder deactivation, another subassembly from the EA211 engine assembly kit, has been improved and is entering volume production with the TSI evo. TSI (92 kW). Earlier post.).

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PHEV conversion company Echo Automotive completes $3M financing, joins CALSTART

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and Dickenson Fleet Services to serve as a national service centers and installers. This $3,000,000 infusion of working capital will allow us to ramp up our order fulfillment operations and meet the growing demand for EchoDrive kits more quickly. Echo Automotive, Inc., —Dan Kennedy, Echo’s CEO. Brief

Enter To Win A 2010 Hybrid

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50 people will win a green kit (mobile phone, case, charger, battery, etc.) Well, you have until 06/30/2010 to enter for a chance to win.

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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. The applications will range from automotive batteries to stationary grid power leveling devices. Earlier post.).

Vauxhall teams with British Gas for Ampera charging solution

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The soon-to-launch Vauxhall Ampera range-extended electric car will now be available with a fast-charge kit that enables the car to achieve a full charge in just four hours, thanks to a new agreement between Vauxhall and British Gas. Vauxhall British Gas Vauxhall Ampera

Leviton receives UL listing for Level 2 charging equipment

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The installation kit was UL-Listed in 2010. Leviton’s Evr-Green 160 Level 2 Home Charging Station has received Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) UL) Listing for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) in the United States and Canada. It will be available in a patent-pending plug-in design and a hardwired version. Brief

Volkswagen’s MEB for EVs: long electric range, open-platform, open-space, pricing for the volume market; “tablet on wheels”

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It is based on an operating system with open software and hardware making it possible to install applications from third parties. Earlier post.)

VSE Corporation delivers prototype repowered, fuel-efficient engine to US Postal Service for testing

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The vehicle was delivered with VSE’s prototype RFD6 Re-Power Kit which VSE claims may increase the current vehicle’s fuel efficiency by as much as 75% with a proportionate reduction in the vehicle’s carbon footprint. VSE Corporation and its subsidiary Wheeler Bros. Earlier post.) This solution is alternative fuels capable. on 6 June 2011.

Leviton introduces 32A, 240V home charging station

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The device’s durable, weatherproof NEMA Type 4 steel enclosure easily installs in a cord connected installation when used with a Pre-Wire Installation Kit or can be converted to a hard-wired installation if required. The new device provides up to 32 amps at 240 volts AC (7.7 kW on-board charger. Brief

Mercedes-Benz S-Class INTELLIGENT DRIVE drives autonomously over 100km interurban and urban route with near-production technology

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Our modern systems can be installed in compact control units that, while exceptionally powerful, are still affordable. Click to enlarge.

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More parts but no instructions or hardware.

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Since this kit is the 914 AC kit, I have no idea how to install the controller plate. Helens tomorrow and have to finish packing.

Wiring and Rewiring - Getting Close!

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Here's the middle battery box with the copper bars and welding cable installed. I must love doing this conversion.

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Leviton releases first UL-listed 40 Amp, cord-connected charging station for plug-in vehicles

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It features a cord-connected installation when used with a Pre-Wire Installation Kit or can be converted to a hard-wired installation if required. The Evr-Green 400 is compatible with the Evr-Green EVK05 Pre-Wire Installation Kit used with Leviton’s Evr-Green 300 and Evr-Green 320. Brief

Aviat, Aviation Foundation unveil concept CNG-fueled single-engine aircraft

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The only modification made to the engine, a Lycoming IO-360-A1 D6, was the installation of new pistons to increase the compression ratio from 8.50:1

Mounting the Batmon Boards

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Here are all the tie-wrap mounting pads from the kit with form-fit cut tabs, ready for BatMon installation.

How to Get a Plug-In Hybrid

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is Hymotions San Francisco-based distributor/installer. Pricing from $8-15,000 for installed low-speed EV range of 8-24 miles.

There are many paths to the same goal.

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Excerpt from Randy's e-mail: I've also started on the wiring kit. The slot was cut when I installed the Camp 914 shock kit.

ONR developing offensive autonomous swarming capability for unmanned surface vehicles; adapting JPL’s CARACaS

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It allows boats to operate autonomously, without a Sailor physically needing to be at the controls. —Adm. —Dr. Matthew Klunder. Resources.

New DC-DC here and Tranny Fluid Too

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I'll start the installation tomorrow after finishing my third week of commuting to work. Here's the Iota DLS-45 12V power supply.

Solar Energy - A Way To Cut Down On High Energy Costs

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Installing home solar panels and generating electricity to power our various needs is option that needs to be explored energetically. This discount can work out to nearly 30 % of the cost installing your new solar electric system. There are kits available for home owners to take advantage of the sun's abundant energy.

Frustrations with Springs

Open Source Civic EV Kit

So, I spent an hour and a half watching you-tube videos last night to see if I could install the coil-overs myself. Okay, I admit it. Here goe

Suspension Toys

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Here are the installation diagrams that came with the kit. I'll be calling around to see who can install this set.

Biting the Bullet

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

They provided an upgrade kit with lock washers and loctite to remedy the problem. Here's the back end of the transmission/motor.

Fun with Rivnuts

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Tonight's project was installing the potbox that I assembled a few days ago. The bottom two are installed with rivnuts so we don't see them.

Making progess, two steps forward, one back

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Biggest advance has been to install new clutch and fit it to electric motor. I followed a video from the vendor of the kit I'm using to install the clutch. Going at it step by step per instructions. The transmission is loosely connected to the motor. Felt very proud. " +/-.01" 01" Oops. Had to undo and redo. link].