Month: March 2011

Chris Paine to Keynote EVCCON – Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention

Writer/Director Chris Paine’s documentary feature film Who Killed the Electric Car? premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006 before its release by Sony Pictures to critical acclaim in 100 U.S. markets. The film was the third highest-grossing theatrical documentary of 2006 and screened with An Inconvenient Truth in many markets. The film was written …

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The Latest in a TOO LONG STRING

I cannot express my discouragement at this moment and my rage at my own failures here. I cannot find the words or the logic to persuade nor to convince and Im at the point of giving up. http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110319/NEWS/110319406/1350?p=1&tc=pg&tc=ar 1. Total destruction – intense heat. 2. Unattended charging 3. 11:00 PM Number 15 to my count. …

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EVCCON UPDATE

Christopher Fischer has been a busy fella. He offered a little help with the web site here at EVTV and I’m guessing wonders what he got himself into. The index is coming along famously. If you go to our archive of past shows page there is a link to this index. This is the most …

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Announcing the Electric Vehicle Conversion Convention EVCCON

We mentioned the possibility of a fall event for viewers/electric vehicle builders here in Cape Girardeau during our last show. Things have picked up on this front a bit. We got several e-mails from people wanting to cast it in stone NOW and expressed their intention to come. I’ve e-mailed a couple of potential speakers …

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Test Bench Progress – A 93kWh Battery Pack for the Elescalade EXT – Lithium Ion Chemistry Differences

This week we talk a bit more about our EVTV test bench. This is going to come slowly but I think is a necessary part of our Cadillac EXT project and will be quite useful in the future as well. It’s kind of like building a really slow electric car, with extra instrumentation and controls. …

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