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EV Project: 1971 VW Squareback


October 2012 Well, I’m committed. I bought a 1971 VW Squareback with the intention to convert it to an electric vehicle. I had been thinking about this for while — it helps that I have┬áneighbor who used to work at Tesla and has his own EV startup. I have almost no automotive experience but┬áI’m hoping my electrical engineer degree and my research skills will win out in the end. I settled on the VW squareback because it is light (really important for EV range), can seat four (I’m fond of my Read more […]Share this:FacebookEmailPrint

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