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Posts from ‘January, 2011’

What are some good suppliers for electric vehicle components?

I am planning a conversion for my old moped into a speedy electric vehicle. This conversion project may be the basis for my final ECE master’s degree (research on electric vehicle technologies).

I have provisions for wiring, mounting, etc.

I …

Alternators to increase electric vehicle range?

I know you cannot make a perpetual motion machine. At least not yet. But if you have an electric car, could running high output alternators off the drive wheels at least increase the range of the vehicle? I figure running …

How much at most a 1.5 or 1.6 liter engine weights?

I am researching for the conversion of a compact/subcompact vehicle to electric, and I would like to know how much a 1.5 or 1.6 liter engine weights at most? If you can add info about fuel systems that would …

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