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    EVTV offers deal of the decade on used Better Place battery packs

    While the dark cloud that was the Better Place bankruptcy may have had a silver lining for some in Israel, in the US that cumulonimbus is wrapped with lithium. Or, more precisely, lithium manganese oxide (LiMn2O4) with a sprinkling of lithium nickel oxide (LiNiO2). That's because a boat load of ...

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    Video: New Electric builds beautiful battery-powered boats

    Amsterdam is a city of canals and those historic waterways are home to many boats. Many noisy, polluting boats. It could be, though, that by 2020 only electric craft will be allowed to ply these municipal waters, and one company is poised to take full advantage of this happy development. New ...

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    EVTV kicks off 3rd Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention next week

    Ever since lithium batteries first became available to the general public, the popularity of converting gas-powered cars to run on electricity has been on the rise. This is something we can get behind, since not only does recycling previously-manufactured vehicles make environmental sense, it's ...

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    Video: EVTV makes out like bandits at Azure Dynamics liquidation, offers up booty

    Across the Do-It-Yourself electric-conversion landscape, there is perhaps no EV drivetrain more longed for than that comprised of a liquid-cooled AC motor mated to a single-speed gearbox. Unfortunately, they are difficult to come by, as the motors are typically only made available to automakers ...

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    Video: PBS visits Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention, sheds light on DIY scene

    Last September's inaugural Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention (EVCCON) held by the EVTV guys was, by any measure, a resounding success that combined a higher-than-expected turnout (both of participants and cars) with a well-rounded itinerary of activities and discussions. Ironically, given ...

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    EVTV awards $20,000 worth of EV components to contest winner at EVCCON

    The recent Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention (EVCCON) hosted by EVTV appears to have been an unqualified success and plans are already afoot for next year's event. By all accounts, attendees were more than happy with an itinerary that included autocross and drag racing, numerous information ...

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    EVTV Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention to feature Chris Paine, racing

    Cape Girardeau is generally thought of – when it's thought of at all – as a modest Missouri town on a slow bend in the Mississippi river. For five days beginning September 21st however, it will become the center of the electric car conversion universe as Jack Rickard and his "compadre ...

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    EVTV launches contest for $20,000 in EV components [w/video]

    Jack Rickard of EVTV telling you to enter contest – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Building or converting an electric vehicle (EV) can be extremely rewarding. Rolling down the road in a machine of your own making can give one a sense of satisfaction that might only be rivaled by ...

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    EVTV Smart Fortwo conversion to outdo Daimler for under $25,000

    The EVTV team has recently finished electrifying their sweet '57 Porsche 356A Speedster replica and will soon be sending it off to their "roller" supplier, Special Editions Inc., for further testing and inspection. With that project in the can, they are ready to try something new. The projects ...

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    EVTV questions whether regenerative braking is worth the bother

    We've discussed regenerative braking quite a bit here on AutoblogGreen – the process of capturing energy during deceleration and storing it for future use – and pretty much every electric vehicle with an AC motor utilizes it. And why not? On paper, putting energy back into your ...

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    EVTV to improve on Porsche perfection, invites you to watch [w/video]

    Electric conversion of 57 Porsche 356A Speedster (replica) – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If you've been following the MINI Clubman conversion undertaken by Jack Rickard and Brian Noto of EVTV, you're aware that the BMW is now electrified and almost ready for the road again. ...

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    eBay find of the day: Electric Porsche 356 Speedster replica

    Electric Porsche 356 Speedster replica - click above for high res gallery
    If you've been wanting to get yourself a low-carbon car and really dig the classic lines of the Porsche 356 Speedster, the unblemished beauty above could be your convenient response to "An Inconvenient Truth." EV-TV, the ...

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    EV-TV perfects Porsche, now converting Clubman

    In the "Can I convert a gas vehicle to electric" installation of our Greenlings series we featured a video of a very sweet '57 Porsche 356 Speedster reproduction from Special Edition that had an electric drivetrain installed in place of its original gas-burner. Jack Rickard, the man behind that ...


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