It’s an undeniable fact that one of the main reasons hybrid and electric cars carry a premium price are the high costs of the battery packs. The owner of a Toyota Camry Hybrid learned the hard way when his battery pack “failed” and was informed it would cost about $4,450 to replace. So he went […]
Do It Yourself
EV West is one of America’s oldest EV conversion companies, and starting this month they will starting hosting a show following their many projects.
The folks at Rebbl know a lot about converting a car with an internal combustion engine into an electric vehicle. They have made mistakes and learned from them so you don’t have to. Now they have taken all the hard earned knowledge and used it to create a list of 10 things you should ask yourself before you start your […]
A Japanese company called YGK has converted Jaguar XJR-15 to a turbo-hybrid system that uses exhaust gases to generate electricity rather than horsepower.
Last week Bob Lutz’s plug-in truck maker VIA Motors recieved certification for sale from the EPA for its eREV plug-in hybrid van
Bob Lutz says that his Fisker Karma based VL Destino could end up being the fastest sedan on the market, even the 707 horsepower Charger Hellcat.
Plum Quick Motors has built themselves a record-setting electric golf cart, rocketing down the drag strip in 12.2 seconds at 118 MPH.
A group of Swiss university students have built an electric racer that goes from 0-100 kph in 1.785 seconds. The car won the 2014 Formula Student series.
This 1966 VW Beetle is now a Nissan Leaf-fighting EV with a full 80 mile range and classic, vintage styling.
Electric boat maker New Electric has taken a classic 1969 Jeep CJ5 and converted it into an electric vehicle that would be the envy of any enthusiast.
Students at Tiverton High School in Rhode Island have built a plug in EV rated at 1,552 MPGe for less than $1,600 out of basic parts and PVC pipe.
There is a small sect of car enthusiasts known as hypermilers who go to extreme measures to get the most MPGs out of their cars as they can. Usually use a light and efficient car to begin with, but not John Watkinson of the U.K. He modified his 1984 Jaguar XJS to achieve the equivalent […]
Those looking for a 21st century Westfalia should take a look at the U.K.’s Hillside Leisure, which converted the Nissan e-NV200 into a modern day camper.
In the battle of two German BMW i8 tuners, which one came up with the better look for this $136,000 hybrid supercar?
Built out of carbon fiber and featuring a rear-wheel drive, the BMW i3 is the sportiest EV you can get, and it’s even sportier with this bodykit from Japan.
Self-taught electric engineer Al Gadja has committed what some may consider to be historic car heresy, converting his 1939 Dodge pickup into an EV.