Full electric conversions.....

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Tue May 29, 2018 3:57 pm

A conversion kit for the Bay Window Bus will be available later in the year 8)

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewt ... p?t=700410

Full details will be announced at the Fully Charged Live Show on the 9-10th June;

https://www.ssvc.org.uk/phpbb/viewtopic ... 0&t=121683

The conversion kit will use a Tesla 'Front' Drive Unit (here's one fitted in a DeLorean conversion) :D
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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Dunc » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:04 am

Hi Kevin

Did they announce the details at the Fully Charged Live Show last weekend ?

Any updates on your ICE breaker

Thanks

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:06 am

Dunc wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:04 am
Did they announce the details at the Fully Charged Live Show last weekend ?
Unfortunately the lead customer for the bus is not ready to go public... Zero EV did announce two Tesla based kits (here) but they're not bus specific.
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Any updates on your ICE breaker
Next step is the racks in the main battery box and I hope we will get to that in the next couple of weeks (that said I'm also moving house, moving my office, and helping the Tesla tuning in Ireland this month :D)

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:32 pm

Really nice article on Chris Hazell's Formula G car with a 'large' Tesla driveunit (>700HP) 8)

Fueltopia - THE FUTURE IS HERE… FORMULA G-E

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:21 pm

This is interesting :)

Gasoline Horsepower vs Electric Torque - What's Faster?

https://youtu.be/6YuTpPr3Uv0

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:43 pm

The race to all-electric vehicles - Which companies and countries are ready for the fossil fuel-free roads of tomorrow?

https://www.drax.com/technology/race-electric-vehicles/
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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:46 pm

Electric drive competing in mainstream motorsport;

Electric Dreams: Woodham and The Zero EV Skyline

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:36 am

If you're interested in the future of transport and energy then this show is worth a visit 8)

https://www.ssvc.org.uk/phpbb/viewtopic ... 0&t=123109

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Thu May 30, 2019 1:44 pm

Lots discussion in this video about VW conversions and a bolt in Tesla drive kit for the bus 8)

https://youtu.be/mOx5uCufB2Q

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by vwJim » Thu May 30, 2019 5:43 pm

Kevin Sharpe wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:36 am
If you're interested in the future of transport and energy then this show is worth a visit 8)

https://www.ssvc.org.uk/phpbb/viewtopic ... 0&t=123109
Want to go to this!
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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:09 pm

A new world record was set today at Nürburgring Nordschleife in the VW IDR electric car -> 6:05.336 :D

Only one car, the Porsche 919, has driven faster and I doubt that record will stand for long 8)

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:20 am

Trips to North Cape are getting easier as electric car rapid charging networks expand 8)

https://youtu.be/9PDeLKHmcDk

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:53 pm

Tesla Model 3 Performance 1000 km in 10 hours challenge 8)

https://youtu.be/_04rk3lIFcM

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:08 am

The Lightyear One. A spacious hyper efficient partially solar powered electric car. We know the future is electric, could it be solar electric?

https://youtu.be/bSbWwn_YCr8

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Re: Full electric conversions.....

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:29 pm

Long distance electric car trips are getting easier everyday 8)

https://youtu.be/rsJ00SwH2Uk

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