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EVCCON 2011: Electric Opel GT

It’s not easy to make a 1973 Opel GT sexier than it already is – but ripping out the engine to install an electric motor is a pretty good start, and that’s exactly what Texans Charlie and Tamara did! The married couple bought the Opel three years ago, and have been working to make the 70’s coupe into a forward-looking EV ever since.

September 24th

“Black Current” Sets Street-Bodied EV Drag Racing Record

Alternative fuel racers like Oliver Young are taking clean racing to new levels. Over the weekend Young’s “Black Current” EV Beetle dragster was the first street-bodied EV to run the quarter mile in 9 seconds, an impressive feat for sure. Black Current first made waves over the summer when this unassuming 1960’s Beetle obliterated a […]

April 25th