Tag: Conversion

Dec 17, 2021 - 07:13 pm

When a Bluebird is a Newbird

Nissan is now showing its former Bluebird model as a special all-electric model powered by the Nissan Leaf. The electrified car is unfortunately only a one-off to mark the 35th anniversary of production at the Sunderland plant.

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Dec 11, 2020 - 11:19 am

Turning a mountain bike into a snowmobile

A new DIY conversion kit turns mountain bikes into electric snowmobiles, switching out tyres for a kevlar/rubber track and a 1.2 kW hub motor. Silent and fully electric, the Envo runs on 17.5 Ah battery.

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Nov 5, 2020 - 03:38 pm

Swindon offers electrification kit for the classic Mini

The British company Swindon Powertrain now offers a kit for converting the classic Mini to electric drive. Swindon Powertrain had already presented such an E-mini last year. The Classic Mini Kit will be available from December at prices starting at 8,850 pounds net.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 01:19 pm

GM announces electric conversion kit

Starting in the second half of 2021, General Motors plans to sell an electric drive kit for hobbyists with components of the Chevy Bolt, which will enable them to convert conventional cars into electric cars.

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Mar 19, 2020 - 04:27 pm

VWCV: “e-Bulli will be available to buy for real”

VW Commercial Vehicles digitally delivers new details on the e-Bulli based on the T1 announced at the beginning of March. The release makes clear, the electrified classic won’t remain a one-off as VWVC’s partner eClassics offers conversions.

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Mar 6, 2020 - 01:44 pm

Famous last words

Porsche boss Oliver Blume recently confirmed in an interview that the Porsche 911 will “never” be driven purely electrically ex works. Since the German manufacturer refused to do so, another company has taken it upon themselves to electrify the classic 1965 Porsche 911.

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Feb 4, 2019 - 01:47 pm

Volvo Penta electrifies diesel ferry

Building on the ElectriCity project in Gothenburg, the city’s existing electric bus service will be expanded to include a fully electric ferry. For this purpose, a diesel ferry is to be converted to an electric ship propulsion system from Volvo Penta.

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Sep 27, 2018 - 01:47 pm

Audi A4 with added health benefits

There is a most unusual conversion that turns an Audi A4 into a fitness machine. The FitCar PPV is pedal-powered but still said to reach the same performance as the real Audi, only that pedals connected to a flywheel activate the accelerator.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/12/17/when-a-bluebird-is-a-newbird/
17.12.2021 19:59