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Saturn SL2 Electric Car Conversion

Electric Cars are for Girls

I have been considering converting my 1999 Saturn SL2 to electric. This has an automatic transmission. I only drive 12Km to work every day and believe

Cheap Electric Car Conversion Possible?

Electric Cars are for Girls

What 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 for a kit while another

AMP to convert 3 Saturn VUEs to battery electric powertrains for DTE Energy

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will convert three of DTE Energy’s fleet Saturn VUE SUVs to battery electric powertrains. AMP, a company engaged in the conversion of new vehicles to full battery-electric drive, unveiled its all-electric conversion of the GM Chevrolet Equinox earlier this year. The conversion of the three DTE Energy SUVs is part of the $5-million grant from the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) awarded to DTE Energy in 2008. AMP Holding Inc.

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. What about the person who tinkers in their garage who drives like the typical person ( With that in mind, I sorted through the electric conversions over at EVAlbum and found several cars that you could purchase for under $2,000 on the local Craigslist classified listings.

Remy to Supply HVH250 Electric Motors to Advanced Mechanical Products for EV Conversions

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AMP will use the Remy HVH250 electric motors in their custom electric vehicle conversions. The first two vehicles available for AMP conversions are the GM Saturn Sky and the GM Pontiac Solstice. Tags: Conversions Electric (Battery) Motors An HVH250 motor. Click to enlarge.

First steps

DIY Electric Car

It's a 2002 Saturn SL1 with 220,000 miles and a rough engine, however it still runs. I am thinking of doing a conversion like Daniel Lynn's car :-. I have bought my donor car. The price was $900 which was OK I think?

Transmission Removed!

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

First up was removing the rear portion of the exhaust system, shown here next to my trusty 34mpg 1994 Saturn. Someone else converted a '94 Saturn Wagon to an EV, but I'll keep mine!) My only concern is that I'll be taking the flywheel for the EV conversion.

Rebuilt Transmission Coming Tuesday

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

About a month ago, I sold my old '94 gasoline Saturn wagon and purchased an '03 Subaru Outback. I'm glad to see Ross Cunniff and Matt Kneipper get their AC 914 conversions on the road as well. I just received an e-mail from Greg Robbins that he shipped a rebuilt transmission to me via UPS and it should arrive next Tuesday! The UPS tracking number concurs with this.

My Tesla arrives in Los Angeles!

Revenge of the Electric Car

Since then, I’ve had the pleasure of driving a Toyota Rav-4 EV conversion. The keys will likely be handed to me (and EV1 co-veteran Linda Nicholes) by Bob Sexton, the very mechanic who rotated the tires of our EV1s at Saturn Marina del Rey back in 1998. It’s alive! It’s alive! It’s alive! My brand new silver all-electric Tesla Roadster sportscar (#23) arrived by truck in Los Angeles yesterday.

PHEV Energy Bill

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SEC 132 Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grant Program Grants to auto makers, suppliers, component manufacturers to encourage PHEVs, EVs, and advanced diesels. W e've had the people in our shop go over the new energy bill with an eye for Plug Ins and electric transportation in general.

Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

PHEV conversions are emerging at a frenzied rate (see the frequency of CalCars-News postings), to the point where its no longer feasible to track every instance of a PHEV. About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say.

GM Releases New Viability Plan, Launches Bond Exchange; Phasing Out Pontiac

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As part of the new plan, GM will accelerate the wind-down or sale of HUMMER, Saturn and Saab to the end of 2009, and phase out Pontiac by the end of 2010. In total, the US Treasury debt conversion, VEBA modification and bond exchange could result in at least $44 billion in debt reduction. The revised plan moves up the resolution of Saab, Saturn, and Hummer to the end of 2009, at the latest.

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MAEAA Web Links

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Chevrolet S-10 :Brian has a new and very nice conversion. Chevrolet S-10 :Jim Coates very clean conversion Chevrolet S-10 :Mark Brueggemanns neat project, and more. Comutacar : Scott HullsC-cars and upgrades DaihatsuFellow Van : Interesting Japanese conversion. DatsunKingcab Pickup : Nice conversion DodgeRam 50 Pickup : Brian has retired his nice conversion. FordExpress : Svein Medhus has the first EV conversion in Norway.

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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Several after-market companies have done PHEV conversions of the Ford Escape hybrid and one has done a retrofit of the F-150 pickup -- see Where PHEVs Are and ICE-Conversions.) Plans Saturn Vue PHEV-10. Aims to get Saturn Vue on road in 2010; no production goal.

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

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April 18, 2009 1:40 am Link I drive a Saturn SL1 that has over 300K miles on it. Then they are driving by electric car conversions every day and not seeing them. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.