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Welcome to the Electric Car Weblog. In addition to links, news, and tips about electric cars and other forms of alternative transportation we are publishing an on-line diary of our current EV project. Started in August 2005 the chronicle follows the conversion of a gas powered Ford Probe into an Electric Car.

You will find articles organized by categories, along with recent comments, along the right hand column of the website. If you are just getting started with the idea of converting a gas car to electric be sure to check out Your First Electric Car .

Welcome and enjoy!

A Kiwi EV · 7 November 07

1987 Mitsubishi Tredia

Our New Zealand friend Gavin Shoebridge has been making steady progress on turning his 1987 Mitshubishi Tredia into a full-blown (uhm, maybe not the best word) Electric Car. He’s got the green light (i.e. money) to buy batteries and most if not all of the parts are now in and ready for construction.

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Sir Forkenswift - an EV! · 16 October 07

Sir Forkenswift

Congratulations to Darin who now has a street legal EV.

You might remember Forkenswift from earlier appearances here, when even Darin wasn’t sure if the loose collection of parts would make the transition to a real EV.

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Spitfire Electric Car · 26 August 07

Alvan's EV Spitfire

This is a 1980 Spitfire which Alvan Judson converted to electric.

Alvan sent along a suggested change to Eve’s schematic a couple years back and mentioned that he was in the planning stages for his own EV. Now his own electric car is done and he’s already put 2,000 miles on it. Looks like he did a great job!

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Bob's EV Part III · 21 August 07

Bob out for a drive

We’ve posted a few entries on Bob’s EV so far. It’s a 1957 Citroen and if you haven’t read about it and checked out the pictures, be sure to do so.

His son Jim sent along a new batch of photos showing their new batteries being installed. Click on through to check them out.

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Pietro's Electric Fiat · 6 April 07

Location for new Lithium Pack

Today’s EV update comes from Italy. Our friend Pietro Cambi has embarked on an electric conversion of a little blue Fiat 500.

Click on through for pics and a couple movies.

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Forkenboogie · 4 April 07

Forkenlookers Darin, on first test drive of EV

Darin and Ivan reached a momentous milestone in their “not an EV” EV conversion: the first test drive of Forkenswift!

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Ray's Electric Motorcycle · 3 April 07

Ray's Electric Motorcycle welding

Ray sent over some in-progress pics of his electric motorcycle conversion.

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Last Gas(p) · 19 March 07

Last Gas in Gavin's EV

In case you missed it in the comments Gavin (New Zealand, right?) has picked up his donor car and has started the process of his first electric car conversion.

The photo is from one of his youtube videos, both of which can be found after the link.

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