My work on the electric car has started to get a lot of attention. I was contacted last week by the Sun Sentinel about doing and interview. Doreen Hemlock came out and spent about an hour interviewing me about electric cars and how I built my own. I took her for a ride in the [...]
My electric car project, the EVGT-40 was chosen as a finalist in EVtv’s $20,000 EV Components Contest. This is a great honor to be selected out of the 900+ entries that they received. Winning this contest would really take the EVGT-40 to a level that I could never afford to take it to. I really [...]
My car and story was featured on the web page for the motion picture “Revenge of the Electric Car” today.
Setup the computer in my electric car with a version Ubuntu called LinuxICE. This lightweight Linux distro is designed for in car computers and touch screen interfaces. The guys who put it together have a nice start on a good system. It is still a bit rough around the edges and required some Linux knowledge [...]
After having put over 350 miles on my Electric GT-40 without the use of a single drop of gas, the car had earned its stripes. The stripes were all laid out in Illustrator and then cut in a special auto graphics vinyl at Geekwraps. I then applied them in my garage. I am now [...]
After almost two years of work in the evenings and weekends, my electric car passed inspection by the DMV and received a VIN number and license to travel the streets of Florida. For the first time I got to take the car out on the open road and see how it really handles. Check out [...]
One of my big passions has always been cars. But I always knew that there was a better way to get around than using gas. With gas prices skyrocketing, I decided I wasn’t going to wait for the car makers to come out with a car I could afford, so I decided to build my [...]