011 Electric Car Conversion: Freeway Test Drive
Tom and Ben go for a ride ON THE INTERSTATE in the Electric Dodge Neon See http://300mpg.org/ for info on this and other electric car projects. If you are interested in building your own entry level electric car, check out: http://300mpg.org/electric-car-instructional-dvds/
Electric Car Power Brakes Experiment
Experiment in creating vacuum for power brakes in home-built electric car conversion For more on homebuilt electric cars, please visit http://300mpg.org/ Please note that this was only and EXPERIMENT done several years ago, to learn about vacuum brakes. The final project used a dedicated, 12V electric vacuum pump, combined with a dedicated aluminum vacuum chamber, reed valve, and vacuum gauge.
Testing the BMW i3 Electric Car
Will's on a quest to to find a new car, and is considering an all-electric vehicle. This week, he test drives the BMW i3, a unique hatchback that can run for 80 miles on a full charge. We take the i3 on the freeway, on San Francisco's steepest hill, and test its self-parking feature.