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Ensorcia invests €200 million to build lithium hydroxide conversion plant in Europe

Chile-based Ensorcia Metals, a specialist in extraction and transformation of lithium, reports that as a first step in its global expansion plans, it will invest €200 million for the construction of a European lithium hydroxide conversion plant under the auspices of its subsidiary, Sorcia Europe. According to Ensorcia, operations are to begin in 2025 with… Read more »

California bill would make EV conversions eligible for state rebates

California has several state programs, including the Clean Vehicle Rebate Program (CVRP) and the Clean Cars for All Program, to encourage drivers to buy EVs. However, EV conversion fans have been feeling left out of the party. Now the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a trade group that represents the specialty automotive industry, has sponsored… Read more »

Electrogenic launches new EV conversion kits for Land Rover Defender, Jaguar E-Type and Porsche 911

British EV conversion specialist Electrogenic has expanded its range of drop-in EV conversion kits. The new products, which will be offered by Electrogenic’s Powered by Electrogenic arm, address three of the UK’s favorite classic cars: the Land Rover Defender, Jaguar E-Type and Porsche 911. The drop-in kits, which were developed and engineered in-house, will be… Read more »

Legacy EV to offer Revolt Systems’ high-performance electric motors for EV conversions

Revolt Systems manufactures high-performance electric motors for classic cars, and Legacy EV offers integrated EV systems and EV conversion kits from various manufacturers, as well as certified EV technician training programs and EV design consulting services. Over the last year, Legacy EV and Revolt Systems have been working together to help more classic car owners… Read more »

Electrofit launches its first electric crate motor for EV conversions

Electrofit, an EV conversion parts company, has introduced its first electric crate motor. The CM100KW1 is a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a built-in inverter, a continuous power rating of 50 kW, a configurable peak power rating of 100-150 kW and a weight of 54 kg. The company says the built-in inverter “significantly reduces cost… Read more »

Mini offers factory EV conversions in the UK

For those who want to go electric, but have an attachment (sentimental or otherwise) to a particular vehicle, and have the money to pay for what they want, an EV conversion is the way to go. Until recently, conversions have been the exclusive province of independent specialty shops, but the lively scene is starting to… Read more »

PPM’s new cold plates bring integrated cooling to power conversion systems

Power electronics distributor PPM Power has developed cold plates that offer integrated cooling of power modules, DC link capacitors and busbars for power conversion systems. The new cold plates have been designed to meet specific customer requirements for thermal performance and pressure drop. Customers can choose from a range of standard Power Ring capacitors and… Read more »

Ford’s Eluminator crate motor is designed to make EV conversions easy

As batteries and other EV components steadily become cheaper and more capable, conversions of legacy gas vehicles, especially beloved classics, are becoming more attractive. Now Ford has announced an electric crate motor designed to make EV conversions easy. Ford teased a couple of renderings of the new Eluminator, which will be unveiled at the SEMA… Read more »

AEM’s new control board increases Tesla Drive Unit’s power in EV conversions

AEM EV plans to release a comprehensive control system for EV conversions using a Tesla Large Drive Unit (LDU) Base Drive that increases horsepower over the factory output. AEM’s Inverter Control Board was co-developed with Cascadia Motion, a maker of EV propulsion systems, and is intended to be combined with AEM EV’s VCU200 vehicle control… Read more »