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Electric Cars An Electric Car is a car powered by an electric motor rather than a gasoline engine. The electric motor gets its power from a controller. The controller gets its power from an array of rechargeable batteries.


Electric car links you may find helpful

An Electric Car is a car powered by an electric motor rather than a gasoline engine. The electric motor gets its power from a controller. The controller gets its power from an array of rechargeable batteries.


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Old 08-08-2009, 10:35 PM
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How to build your own electric vehicle:

Advanced AC motor into a CRX @ metricmind.com Note that this is one page of about 15 on this site. You select which page you want to read from the left side of each page.
Electric Vehicle Assn. of Washington, DC
Very helpful hints for the beginning EV builder
EV FAQ @ evalbum.com
Chris Jones' 65 Mustang EV conversion
Electric, solar, hybrid, and human powered vehicles @ didik.com

Buy a pre-built full speed electric car:

The Tesla supercar
The Aptera
The Tango commuter car
Myers Motors NmG
Chevrolet S10EV refurbished by evbones.com
The Nissan Leaf-- not available yet
The Mitsubishi MiEV -- also not available, and may never be

Buy a pre-built NeV (neighbor hood electric vehicle):

Zap Xebra dealer map
Zenn dealer information page

How to build your own solar powered NeV:

sunnev.com
solarvehicles.org

Buy a solar powered NeV:

Sunzeecars.com

General EV information:

NetGain motors and controllers for full sized EV's
How to wire large battery banks- this was written to apply to solar & wind turbine battery banks, but applies the same to electric vehicles
Cheapest EV conversion kits available anywhere
Electric conversion kits & other EV supplies
EV Tradin' Post: complete EV's to parts, and everything in between
electric-cars-are-for-girls.com This is a great site, even for us boys.
Lots of battery info @ batteryuniversity.com


Desert Rat also has a thread about car conversion kits, which I stole a couple of links from, located here.
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A watt saved is better than a watt generated, since it always costs less than 10% as much, and can cost as little as 1%.

V=volt, A=ampere, Ah=ampere hour, Wh= watt hour, VOC=open circuit voltage, ISC=short circuit current, VMPP=voltage @ max power, IMPP=current @ max power, BTW=by the way, your=belongs to you, you're=you are, too=in addition to, two=1+1, to=towards

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A watt saved is better than a watt generated, since it always costs less than 10% as much, and can cost as little as 1%.

V=volt, A=ampere, Ah=ampere hour, Wh= watt hour, VOC=open circuit voltage, ISC=short circuit current, VMPP=voltage @ max power, IMPP=current @ max power, BTW=by the way, your=belongs to you, you're=you are, too=in addition to, two=1+1, to=towards
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Default Re: Electric car links you may find helpful

Could you please advice me how much could cost these electric cars?
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Default Re: Electric car links you may find helpful

Tesla is the best electric car manufacturing company and its electric sedan are awesome in style and features.Its cars are very famous in European countries.
Just go to its showroom and have Car Test Drive of it.

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