March 6, 2008

16-Year-Old Converts Truck to an EV


electric_pickup_truck.jpg Using $6000 from his part time job as a lifeguard, Andrew Angelloti converted his 1988 Mazda pickup to an electric vehicle (EV). Using 20 batteries and a 60 HP 9" electric motor, this truck tops out at 55 MPH and gets about 40 miles per charge. Andrew is working on converting his second car to an EV, as he hopes to achieve 80 MPH out of the 1992 Toyota Tercel.


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Posted by Jennifer Lance at March 6, 2008 6:18 AM

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