Build Your Own Electric Vehicle (2nd Edition) by Seth Leitman, Bob Brant

By Seth Leitman, Bob Brant

Go Green-Go electrical! speedier, more cost-effective, extra trustworthy whereas Saving strength and the Environment

This new, up-to-date version of Build your personal electrical Vehicle comprises every thing that made the 1st variation so renowned whereas including the entire technological advances and new elements which are available out there at the present time.
Build your individual electrical Vehicle will get at the throughway to a eco-friendly, ecologically sound, least expensive method that even can glance cool, too!
This complete how-to is going throughout the strategy of reworking an inner combustion engine car to electrical or maybe construction an EV from scratch for as a lot or maybe more cost-effective than deciding to buy a conventional vehicle. The publication describes every one part in detail---motor, battery, controller, charger, and chassis---and offers step by step directions on tips on how to placed all of them together.

Build your personal electrical automobile, moment Edition, covers:
* EV vs. flamable Engine assessment
* Environmental and effort Savings
* EV Evolution because the First electrical Car
* present buy and Conversion Costs
* Chassis and Design
* Today's top Motors
* Battery Discharging/Charging Styles
* electric Systems
* Licensing and coverage Issues
* Driving
* Maintenance
* comparable golf equipment and Associations
* extra assets

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The petrochemical industry can alter its mix to supply less crude as oil and gas and more as feedstock material used in making vehicles, homes, roads, and millions of other useful items. Long before any of these things happen, you can do your part by building your own electric vehicle. Today! Figure 2-5 Model of balanced future energ y usage made possible b y working from future desired goal back to toda y. 29 This page intentionally left blank 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 T echnical / Build Your Own Electric Vehicle / Leitman / 373-2 / Chapter 3 CHAPTER 3 Electric Vehicle History “Precedent said, it cannot be done.

The aerospace-derived technology to improve them has existed for decades. Unquestionably, EVs will be the de facto transportation mode of choice for years to come, if life on our planet is to continue to exist in its modern form with the conveniences we count on today. Figure 2-2 shows the reasons why. In direct contrast to the problems created by internal combustion engine vehicles, EVs: Figure 2-2 Electric vehicles create no en vironmental problems. 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 T echnical / Build Your Own Electric Vehicle / Leitman / 373-2 / Chapter 2 C h a p t e r 2 : E l e c t r i c Ve h i c l e s S ave t h e E nv i r o n m e n t a n d E n e r g y • Use electricity (today, electricity comes mostly from coal).

The same with vehicles—past events shift the background climate and affect current consumer wants and needs. The innovative Model T of the 1910s was an outdated clunker in the 1920s.

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