Monday, April 2, 2012


My neighbor finally finished his EV, but it was worth the wait. The donor is a Subaru Forester and the new guts are an Azure AC motor/controller, custom adapter plate, GBS LifeMnPO4 cells, Elite Power BMS. He has maintained many of the original vehicle controls AWD, etc. Very nice! 

Eco auto & 
Article in the local paper


"The electrification of the automobile is inevitable." - Bob Lutz

While not quite as powerful and inspiring as the original title, there are some key bits of insight that make it worth the watch. I'm convinced we will soon reach a tipping point when the availability of easy to reach oil gets low enough, driving up the price of gas high, that driving/purchasing gasoline only vehicles will only be for situations that have no other choices.