Five Questions To Ask When You Build Your Own Electric Vehicle on Planet Green

Drew Barrymore drives Jay Leno's Electric Ford Focus

I wrote a story a while back about my book Build Your Own Electric Vehicle about the first few questions people should ask themselves when building that electric vehicle.

Here is a small segment of that article:

Build Your Own Electric Vehicle
Build Your Own Electric Vehicle

Many people convert their own vehicle to electric. While it requires the least amount of money it does require 150-300 hours. There are a number of advantages to doing your own conversion:

However the bottom line is that you have control of the project (the converted vehicle and the components selected); second, you have the ability to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair any problems quickly.

This was part of the Build Your Own Electric Vehicle campaign that I started.  However, given the oil spill and people’s fears about oil and the necessity of electric cars, I will probably be expanding my efforts into communicating about electric vehicles in the future.  Stay tuned!!

 

One Comment on “Five Questions To Ask When You Build Your Own Electric Vehicle on Planet Green

  1. I don’t think I would ever build my own electric vehicle, but there may be a Tesla Roadster in my future. 🙂

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