CalCars' PRIUS+ Plug-In Hybrid

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. Add batteries and grid-charging, and you get PRIUS+, a "plug-in" hybrid (PHEV). Two EDrive/EnergyCS prototypes: (100+ mpg plus electricity, 30-mile range, with lithium-ion batteries.

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Success!!! The Ban on EV Conversions in Ontario, Canada is Over!!!

DIY Electric Car

Powered exclusively by an electric battery. ? 47 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, M5W 1G9" MTO's EV Conversions FAQs (for the new rules as of 2010.06.07). Thank you From. link]. 2010.06.08. Ontario's Ban on Electric Cars. Success!!! The Ban on EV Conversions is Over!!!

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Trending Sources

Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. California Air Resources Board studies show that battery electric vehicles emit at least 67% lower greenhouse gases than gasoline cars -- even more assuming renewables.

Opinions and Rants

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

It's slightly larger than the CCPower C400, but still fits in the same space on the front of the battery box. If EA provides upgraded suspension parts to handle the extra weight of the batteries, they should also provide upgraded BMW 320i machined calipers to improve braking too. Provide more FAQ sheets and have an online forum or group so that people doing the conversions can help each other instead of relying on Mike or Shari to answer every single question.

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CalCars and PHEVs Frequently Asked Questions

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. Until then, we also recommend you look at the FAQ at the Climate Progress Blog and the FAQ by Hybrids-Plus , an after-market converter of hybrid cars, for answers to many questions!

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Google and IEEE launch $1M challenge for downsized inverters

Green Car Congress

We believe that inverters will become increasingly important to our economy and environment as solar PV, batteries, and similar power sources continue their rapid growth. —Google FAQ on the challenge.

Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The benefit of a higher voltage connector has nothing to do with the speed at which the battery will charge it has to do with the conductor size.

How to Get a Plug-In Hybrid

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. PHEVs with "Good Enough to Get Started" batteries. The nonprofit CalCars does conversions to demonstrate new designs and provide a platform for different batteries; we dont sell conversions.

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Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

And in a true smart grid, electric cars will not only be able to draw on electricity to run their motors, they will also be able to do the reverse: send electricity stored in their batteries back into the grid when it is needed. We will own the battery.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The fuel engine on the Volt is used to run the generator to recharge the battery when a trip exceeds 40 miles, and it’s rage on a full tank is around 400 miles. Sure, it can handle most commutes on the battery, but who commutes in this?

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010. Batteries not ready.

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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The four-door sedan will deliver 40 miles on a charge; a small gasoline engine will recharge the battery as it approaches depletion, extending its range by as much as 200 miles. Posted by: Michael | Apr 13, 2009 5:03:10 PM Battery and technology in the EV1 could not have made it in the market.

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Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. by EAA-PHEV with Nilar NiMH batteries, May 2007 (Centennial, CO) contact: info@nilar.com Small photo. Kiet Chau, 2009 Prius, by Kiet Chau and Electrik Innovations using Cal-Cars method and Plug-in Supply Battery pack, December 2008 (West Covina, CA). John Cambareri, 2005 Prius, by John Cambareri using Cal-Cars method and Plug-in Supply Battery pack, January 2009 (Spokane, WA).

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Plug In America - Links and Resources

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Batteries Included $142,000 Grant 2006 Archive GM Plug-in Series Hybrid? Learn About Plug-ins What Are Plug-ins? Where Can I Buy One? Real Life EV Stories A Case for Electricity Plug In America Positions Energy Policy Frequently Asked Questions About Plug-in Buses Who Killed the Electric Car?

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MAEAA Web Links

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Battery chargers and DC/DC converters. DC PowerSystems : Mega-controller and battery regulators. for go-karts and small EVs Flight SystemsIndustrial Products: forklift parts and GE controller service GeneralElectric : Motors and controls Guest :Battery chargers Kilovac : Contactors LEMCO : Motors ManzanitaMicro : Mega-battery chargers and battery regulators. DeepCycle Battery FAQ : Everything you need to know.