Converting Gas Cars to Electric

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Converting Gas Cars to Electric

Hutchison manages Hutchison in Albany, California. He used to at a green car dealer in Berkeley repairs, but that company under, so he started his own electric and hybrid car service. He first working on cars when he was years old with his dad.

he has his own business converting old gas vehicles to motors and batteries. He also vehicles. Recently, his all-electric Bug was on display at the Green Cars in Richmond, California. Luckily, I had the to interview him. Below is an with Mr.


1. How long did it take you to convert gas VW Bug to all electric?

The Company car we have now approx 5 weeks to convert and restore.  I have converted a VW in as little as 24 working hours.  A from gas to electric can range 20-30 hours to 50-150 there are many different out there and there are many options that our customers can from that determine the of time a conversion would

  In addition we provide restoration and any repairs that may be needed on the car converted.  That said, you can how many hours it may take to a classic car to new.

2. If a customer brings in a gasoline-powered how long does it usually you to convert it to electric?

Again, on the car and what is being done, but lead time is anywhere 1.5-2 months to 3 or 4 months for the extensive conversion and restoration.  In to building the car, each car is extensively to ensure there are no once delivered.

3. What of batteries do you use in your conversions and how do they typically last ?

We use a battery in all of our conversions.  The batteries we use are of the safest in the industry.  They a life rating of 7-9 years you have half of the energy or than what you started

  We can provide as little as 30-40 per charge in a vehicle to as much as per charge.

4.  How many conversions you completed so far?

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From we have done 12-15 though it is not all that we do.  We repair on existing electric and often take over that other people started and or completed.  In addition we with other companies in industry that are developing such as add-on hybrid to hybrids and gasoline vehicles.

  We also offer service on vehicles and emphasize fuel upgrades and repairs.

5.  Purchasing a new EV can be very expensive, such as the sedan, which is $50,000 or Why do think there doesn t to be as much interest in the media converting existing cars to motors and battery packs?

I am as to why conversion companies are not shown in the media, but what I do know is conversions and or new electric vehicles are recently growing in practicality and A Tesla may be more than but a car similar from my company may more, again depending on the If you ask me the electric vehicle industry has a long way in the last 5 years and is at a very fast rate.

6.  Which gasoline cars are to convert to electric motors?

The cars to convert to electric be VW and Porsche air cooled vehicles as Beetles, Karman Ghia, Squareback, Fastback, Porsche 911 etc from 1950s to 1975+.  because of the size and weight of the but also because of the design and of installation, not to mention the initial of the vehicle.  Though, like we we can build you an electric car out of any car you want.

  With that said, you can the different prices there be.

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