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Chevy Blazer Conversion with No Transmission

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I hope you can help us out. I have a 2002 Chevy Blazer 2wd RWD Automatic in my garage and am thinking about EV, but my goals are modest. 40mph

2019 127

Electric Car Charging: We Can Do This!

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So you've got a new (or new to you) electric car. What are you going to do when your battery runs low? Welcome to the world of electric car charging

2018 153

High Voltage Wire Gauge Size for Electric Car

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What type of wire is required or recommended for the primary power from the battery to the controller -then to the motor? must it be shielded? does it

2018 142

Building an Electric Dragster

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Looking to put a EV dragster together for bracket racing. I currently have a dragster front half and was wondering where to start to figure what motor

2018 127

Electric VW Beetle Conversion (Tesla)

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I am converting a 1974 VW Beetle. Removing all equipment I don’t need, the car is real metal so it will never be truly light, but I need to be able to

2019 116

Electric Vehicle Insurance

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Please let me know which companies are willing to provide insurance for an EV converted car, in the greater Toronto area. Thank you, Doru Hi, Doru

2018 127

DC to AC 3-phase

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Does anyone make a direct mechanical brush to slip ring type 3-phase rotary converter to convert from DC to 3-phase AC? Hi, Chris - If I'm understanding

DC 136

Electric Greyhound Conversion Motor

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I have an opportunity to buy a used electric motor from a mining operation. it is a 300-hp 460-V RMP-1800 phase 3. From this info, can I use this on

2018 116

Fisker, no. Karma Revero.

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The Fisker Karma is back, and is now called the Karma Revero. You'd think I'd love it, right

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Which Motor for My Land Cruiser Conversion?

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I would like to pull the motor in my landcruiser wagon and drop in an electric motor that I could pull my 500lb trailer through the mountains with

2018 127

Electric Semi Truck Conversion

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I want to convert a Class 8 rig to a hybrid, with a 50kw diesel charging the batteries or running the motor(s) directly. Do you think this is possible

2018 116

Deep Cycle Batteries vs. SLIs

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Deep cycle batteries or regular auto batteries for your electric car? Don't waste your money

Historical Electric Vehicle Foundation Gets 12 New EVs

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The Historical Electric Vehicle Foundation (HEVF.org) and our Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum are proud to announce the gift of twelve electric vehicles of historic significance from the prestigious collection of the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. The last vehicle was delivered today on December 21th

2018 89

Super Charger for Electric Motorcycles!

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Oh, this is brilliant. Level 2.5 charging for electric motorcycles like the Zero, using the j-plug we're all so familiar with. You can charge your Zero in about an hour! I *want* this for my LEAF, sigh

Used Electric Cars

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For the first time in around 80 years, it is possible in many parts of the world to buy a used electric car

2014 203

Latest EV Buying Guide

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Compare all the electric cars that are available for sale right now with this handy guide from the Sierra Club! The Tesla S looks pretty good

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National Plug In Day(s), Sept 28-29

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National Plug In Day is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today''s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

2013 237

Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

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I''m happy to announce the release of our new book, called "Let''s Talk about Electric Cars: 8 Most Inspiring Interviews".

2013 237

New Chademo Charging in LA

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2013 237

Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum

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The Historic Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum in Kingman, Arizona adds to its collection

Nissan LEAF Driving Lesson!

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2012 237

Military Veteran drives Electric Nissan LEAF

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From Kelly R. Olsen, one of our FB friends

2012 237

Kenguru NEV for Wheelchairs

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The Kenguru NEV is pretty much the PERFECT around-town vehicle for wheelchair users. It's more convenient and easier to use than its gas-guzzling counterpart, and it's a quarter of the price

2012 226

Neighborhood Electric Cars

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Neighborhood electric cars like the Zenn, high-speed three-wheeled electric cars, and low-speed electric vehicles all fit here

Electric Car History

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Ever wonder about electric car history, and how the gasmobile ate up the electric car's market in the US

2012 222

Jeff U'Ren's Chevy Volt: Happily Ever After

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Jeff U'Ren talks more about his Chevy Volt: ".luxury luxury everything, heated leather seats, great air conditioning." Oh, and it's got its own phone, too

2015 136

Toyota Scion IQ Electric Car - 2012

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Toyota's in the electric car game , if a little late. And no, it's not a hybrid, either! Have a look

2011 237

Global Warming 101

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Global warming, its causes and effects, and a little global warming controversy. Eyeroll:

2015 127

Zero Electric Motorcycle

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Interview with Brandon Nozaki Miller about his light, fast, Zero electric motorcycle

Army's Electric Vehicle

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I guess the Army's electric vehicle won't be needing the fake noisy gas engine sound track shown in the video, then? More about the Army's stealth EV after the jump

2011 237

New Electric Cars, Public Safety, and Emergencies

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Have you ever wondered what would happen if a high-voltage electric car got into a high-speed crash?

2011 237

Electric Car Charging in a Condo or Apartment

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Electric car charging in a condo or apartment is WAY different from a house with a garage! Watch as Plug In America talks about this next generation issue. Warning: a little LONG. Seventeen minutes or so

2011 237

Electric Volvo Crash Test

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Looks like the Electric Volvo C30 comes out great in the offset 40 mph crash test. Good thing, since it's packing 440 volts. Watch

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Using the Lynch Motor for Electric Cars

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The Lynch motor has a reputation for having an outstanding power-to-weight ratio - but they're small. For his electric car, Dr. Paul Pancella twinned two Lynch motors together for full-size performance from a half-size motor

2012 190

Electric Motorcycle Racing Fundraiser

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You can support the Electric Cowboy in his quest for a new landspeed record on his electric motorcycle! And get a handwritten thank you note, too:

2013 Ford Focus Electric Test Drive

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"After a spin around FedExField in the new Focus EV, I think Ford has definitely upped their game." - Eric Caldwell

2013 182

Lithium Air Batteries for EVs?

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Maybe there's something even better for EVs than lithium ion batteries. These have never been very robust, but maybe that's all changing now

Lithium Air Batteries for EVs?

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Maybe there's something even better for EVs than lithium ion batteries. These have never been very robust, but maybe that's all changing now

NEDRA: The National Electric Drag Racing Association

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Interview with Mike Willmon, president of NEDRA - the National Electric Drag Racing Association. Not surprisingly, we're talking about driving really, really fast in electric cars

2012 194

Zap Jonway "Change of Leadership"

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Steve Schneider, long time CEO of US operations at Zap, is now GONE. What does this mean for the future of Zap, I wonder

2012 182

EV Fest 2012 Electric Vehicle Show in Toronto

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Sunday, Sept. 9 2012 at The Pavilions in Toronto. Fall 2012 marks the fourth EV Fest, a show devoted to showing OEM and Personally converted Electric Vehicles, Hybrids, Plug-in Hybrids, eBikes, Electric Scooters, Trikes, EV components and supplies

2012 182

Sparrow Electric Car

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The Sparrow electric car was featured in Austin Powers 'Goldmember'. Groovy, baby

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Electric Cars Facebook Photo Contest!

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Do you have a favorite photo of your electric car? (.or or whatever other electric vehicle you happen to have!) Come on over to Facebook by Mar. 31 and enter it into the cover photo contest. Photo with the most likes gets to be April's Electric Cars are for Girls FB cover photo

2012 182