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What Is A Hybrid Vehicle?

  A hybrid electric vehicle, in short, is an electric vehicle that still uses gasoline, or another source of power, for the generation or to drive the vehicle.  The reason for hybrid vehicles is to extend the vehicle further than a battery electric vehicle.     Hybrids have been produced over the last couple of Read more about What Is A Hybrid Vehicle?[…]

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Removable Electric Car Smart Egg-Shaped Cell Batteries

  The concept of a removable battery for an electric car is not a new idea, but it is one that is highly sought after.  It appears that one company is closer than others to create a working concept for a removable battery for electric cars, and this company is called tank two.  They have Read more about Removable Electric Car Smart Egg-Shaped Cell Batteries[…]

Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette

  Charging an electric vehicle has more importance when compared to fueling up a gasoline vehicle.  With more electric vehicles being sold every year, the ratio of electric cars to charging stations is getting progressively worse.  Another issue is the acknowledgment from other drivers that an electric vehicle charging spot is dedicated for charging only. Read more about Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette[…]

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Types of New Electric Cars

Types of Electric Vehicles     There are a few types of electric vehicles currently available on the market.  An electric vehicle is propelled by an electric motor, either full-time or on a part-time basis.  As you can imagine there are varying degrees of environmental impact as some electric vehicles still rely on fossil fuels Read more about Types of New Electric Cars[…]

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11 Uncommon Automotive Tools Required for an EV Conversion

  I have put together a short list of tools that are required for an electric vehicle conversion.  These tools are not commonly found in the garage of the average do-it-yourself mechanic.  While these automotive tools are not rare or hard to obtain, most people have either not had the need for them or know Read more about 11 Uncommon Automotive Tools Required for an EV Conversion[…]

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11 EV Conversion Goals to Set Before You Make Your Own Car

Read in Goals To Determine Before Your EV Conversion Some goals need to be defined before starting your diy electric car or ev car conversion shop.  Each goal in the list is directly related to the goal set before.  Goal number 1 is the most important goal for the overall electric conversion and so on Read more about 11 EV Conversion Goals to Set Before You Make Your Own Car[…]

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Electric Vehicle Conversion Transmission Analysis and Selection

Overview of all transmissions for EV conversions Read in  Do Electric Cars Have Transmissions? One of the most asked question when talking about an electric car conversion, especially when the topic of diy ev drivetrain is brought up.  In short, an electric car transmission is required to increase the torque at the wheel.  This applies Read more about Electric Vehicle Conversion Transmission Analysis and Selection[…]

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Deep Cycle Battery Types for Electric Vehicles

Read in Deep Cycle Battery Selection Confusion Selecting the correct battery for your electric vehicle conversion can be a confusing process.  There are two types of battery categories to select from: lead-acid batteries or lithium based batteries.  This post focused on lead-acid batteries, and in particular, deep cycle batteries. The first thing about deep cycle Read more about Deep Cycle Battery Types for Electric Vehicles[…]

Blog purpose

What is the purpose of the EV Innovate Blog The purpose of this blog is to be a free resource for people looking into electric car conversions.  The EV innovate blog and website have been created as a resource for electrical vehicle conversions in one convenient location.  Review electric car components and provide insight on EV technology innovations. Read more about Blog purpose[…]