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Student-Built Karmann Ghia EV Driving From Kansas To D.C. On Tweets

May 22nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Can the power of social media literally propel a car halfway across the country? That’s the hope of a group of high school students who converted a Karmann Ghia into an EV, with plans to drive it from Kansas City to Washington D.C., but with a twist. The car will only go when it gets mentioned on social media. So you know what we have to do


Missouri Teens Build Karmann Ghia EV

March 25th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Getting teenagers interested in STEM majors has proven difficult, but a Missouri-based program called MindDrive is taking outreach to a new level. This organization has helped at-risk teens build an awesome all-electric Karmann Ghia, helping them find a practical application for skills many young people dismiss out of hand


eBay Find: A Nissan Leaf Stretch Limo

November 14th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Electric cars are suited to a number of short-range, city driving duties, though the jury is still out on their effectiveness as dedicated taxi cabs. That didn’t stop one Missouri company from stretching a Nissan Leaf into a limousine for a local Embassy Suites hotel. After just a few months in service though, the Leaf limo has found its way to eBay



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