VIDEO: Autoweek features the KleenSpeed EV-X11

  Autoweek TV’s Mark Vaughn visited KleenSpeed Technologies and took a drive in thier EV-X11 racecar.  Very cool!     SPECIFICATIONS KleenSpeed EV-X11 EPS ; KleenSpeed Power & Drivetrain / UQM Technologies Motor Controller ESS : KleenSpeed Energy Storage System & Control Interface 4 KleenSpeed Battery Packs 430 Volts 15.4 kW/hrs BMS : KleenSpeed Battery… Read more »

Obama agrees to investigation of DoE loans

The Obama administration has agreed to a complete third-party review of all the Department of Energy loans that have recently kept the electric teapot on the boil. Of course, the star of the show will be the half billion bucks that swirled with stinky solar startup Solyndra. Also under the mediascope will be loans to… Read more »

This week on EVTV

This week: Introducing the coast down test for the eCobra Examining the differences between the stock eCobra tires and the Michelin Energy Saver A/S tires Comparing the data for the power usage and range tests to date for the eCobra Explaining the dangers of a pack voltage frame ground and troubleshoot this issue in the… Read more »

Polaris building an EV empire in the small-vehicle world

Polaris Industries, the king of off-road vehicles, has made a hefty investment in electric motorcycle maker Brammo, the companies announced this week. It’s a strategic move for both players, as Polaris gains access to Brammo’s battery and powertrain technology to develop EV versions of their ATVs and snowmobiles, and Brammo gets the cash and distribution… Read more »