Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention (Mega-Gallery)

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I drove down to Missouri this week, but it wasn’t a slew of fun DIY projects interspersed by a series of speeches from conversion shop owners and parts vendors. The low point was probably the speeches, but the cars and the people who drove them – and came to look at them – looked like they were having a great time. The actual cars were were a lot of fun, too, and it was great to see so much enthusiasm for EVs.

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EVCCON 2011: The ePorsche

Porsches apparently make good electric cars – there were a number of them in Cape Girardeau last weekend, all silent as ghosts and sexy as hell in both the early afternoon sun and the late afternoon rain. My personal favorite of the bunch was the Cayenne SUV looming in between a 904, a 914, a 911, and a 356A Speedster.

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