Electric Cars Blog

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BMW Electric Car: The i3

The BMW electric car offering from BMW group is called the i3, and wow, it is really a head-turner!

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Jump-Charging Dead Golf Cart Batteries

Left golf cart over winter inside heated area. Yamaha 48V charger won’t charge. Have automotive 6 & 12V charger—How might I bring up the 6 pack charge

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Permanent Magnet Motors: Something Old, Something New

Now that Tesla has released their Model 3 with permanent magnet motors instead of their usual induction motors, you might be wondering “why?”

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Vanagon Syncro EV Conversion

I have an ‘87 VW Vanagon Syncro. I’ve done three petrol engine swaps and am ready to try electric. A Syncro is AWD and has rear engine space available

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Wheel Hub Motors

Do you think wheel hub motors will be available for the DIY market and if so, how soon? Hi, Scott - It looks like in-wheel motors might be coming!

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Does Under-Voltage Matter to a Golf Cart?

Will a 48 volt cart run or even move with only 36 volts? I'm using three 12v batteries. I guess I could come up with another but I would like to see

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Which Motor Needed for this Chevy Suburban EV Conversion?

I am interested in converting a 1990 Chevy Scottsdale Suburban to electric. What type of electric motor or motors or in wheel motors would I want to use?

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HHO Booster: A DIY Fuel Cell Conversion?

The makers of these devices are claiming it will increase your gas mileage to 100 mpg or more. How cool is that? (It's not.)

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A/C for a VW conversion

I intend converting a VW sedan to electric, but live in a hot climate. Is it possible/practical to have A/C. Also how much will the range be reduced

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Building a Electric Land Rover

I'm looking to build a EV Land Rover using a 90 kw motor. It is my first time doing this and I'm doing it as a personal project. I would like some advice

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