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The following is a list of links to other web sites that are resources for EV information, or related topics. They are divided into categories for your convenience. Check back from time to time, as this list will be constantly growing. If you know of a link that should be added to this page, contact us and we will review it for possible inclusion.

Charging Stations

Donors: Chassis, Parts, Supplies, Info

EV & Renewable Energy
Clubs & Organizations

Government & Regulatory Info & Sites

Miscellaneous EV & Automotive Info

Personal Conversion Sites

Publications

Tech Info

Vehicle Manufacturers

Web Directories

Charging Stations

Clean Car Maps
California charging stations
Clean Car Maps
California, Arizona, & Atlanta charging stations

Donors: Chassis, Parts, Supplies, Info

914Club.com
A great source for Porsche 914 donor chassis, information, and parts.
Automotive Atlanta
Everything for your Porsche 914.
Carpoint
A source for donor chassis and parts.
Goodyear Tires
Bill Egan is very helpful in choosing the right tires with the lowest rolling resistance. Contact him at weegan@goodyear.com
The H2O Cooler Page
Watercooled VW chassis and parts.
Mid America Direct
Has divisions specializing in VW Beetle parts (both classic and new Beetle), Porsche parts, and Corvette parts. A good source for hard to find pieces, suspension, brakes, and other goodies for upgrades and modification of original equipment.
Pelican Parts
A great source for Porsche 914 parts, information, and advice.
PORShop
Distributor of POR-15, a moisture cured, rust preventative coating.
Smart Synthetics
Source for AMSOIL premium synthetic motor oils. We recommend synthetic transmission fluid in your electric conversion for increased efficiency.
Texas Synthetics
Source for AMSOIL premium synthetic motor oils. We recommend synthetic transmission fluid in your electric conversion for increased efficiency.
The Tire Rack
Wide selection, and they will help you find low rolling resistance tires in a size to fit your vehicle. Contact John Rastetter at jrastetter@tirerack.com.
U Need A Part
For hard-to-find parts, new and used, and donor chassis. It's a big online salvage yard.
VW World
A source for donor chassis and parts.

EV Clubs & Organizations

Australian Electric Vehicle Association
EVs down under.
Denver Electric Vehicle Council
A very active EV club in the Denver area, with a good newsletter.
EAA National
The Electric Auto Association is the largest and oldest club for electric car enthusiasts. Visit the site for the national organization, and find the chapter nearest you.
EAA Phoenix
The Phoenix chapter of the Electric Auto Association has a great site, even if you don't live anywhere near Phoenix. It's well-designed, and full of useful information.
EV Association of Greater Washington DC
A very active EV club in the Washington, DC area.
Electric Car Association of the UK
EVs in the British Isles.
EV Club of the South
Based in Georgia.
Fox Valley Electric Auto Association
Based in northern Illinois.
Mid-America EAA
Based in Kansas/Missouri.
NESEA
The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association is involved with all kinds of alternative energies, especially solar. They sponsor the annual American Tour de Sol electric and solar vehicle race.
Power of DC
An annual EV drag race event in the Washington, DC area.
Redwood Alliance
The Redwood Alliance is a community-based social and environmental organization in northern California whose main focus is advocacy and education to promote safe and efficient energy use and development.
Solar Energy International
SEI is a group of hands-on people who put on some great workshops.
Sacramento Electric Vehicle Association
One of the most active clubs.
Triangle Electric Auto Association
EAA chapter based in North Carolina.
Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association
EVs on the Canadian west coast.

Government & Regulatory Info & Sites

Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Incentives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
California Air Resources Board
These are the folks who wrote the California ZEV mandate.
California Energy Commission
Info on alternative fuels at the political and government level.
Colorado Income Tax Credits
Rocky Mountain green.
Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy
Includes the whole spectrum of renewable energy incentives, not just cars.
Department of Energy Alternative Fuels Data Center
The perspective on alternative fuels from the federal government. Lots of links.
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Network
Part of the DOE. Conferences, newsletters, discussion groups, codes & regulations, and more.
Federal & State Incentives & Laws
Clean Cities database, part of DOE.
LA Water & Power
Incentives for utility customers in LA.
New York Power Authority
Incentives for utility customers in NY.
Oregon Office of Energy
Incentives for residents of Oregon.
Riverside Public Utilities
Another southern California utility offering incentives.
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Incentives for utility customers in the Sacramento area. SMUD is a very pro-EV outfit.

Miscellaneous EV & Automotive Info

Car Community
A new site, but it looks like it has promise. A place for all kinds of car people to hang out and share info.
Electric Boat Association of the Americas
Wet EVs.
Electric Boat Forum
Discussion about wet EVs.
Electric Boats & Outboards
More wet EVs.
EV History
A work-in-progress, but a wonderful reference, well organized.

Personal Conversion Sites

Porsche 911
David Brockman's own conversion story, with pictures.
Porsche 914
Clare Bell and her electric Porsche 914s.
Voltsrabbit Conversion
Chris Harris in Texas did this one.
Voltsrabbit Cabriolet Conversion
A VW Cabriolet conversion story.

Publications

EV World
An online EV news magazine.
Home Power Magazine
An excellent source of alternative energy information, with regular EV features.

Tech Info

Porsche 914 Brake Upgrade
Upgrading 914 brakes with BMW 320i calipers is easy. Here's how.
U. S. Battery
This is the battery we use and recommend. The company has been historically friendly to owners of home-built EV conversions since before it was fashionable, when other battey companies wouldn't give you the time of day.

Vehicle Manufacturers

Gorilla Vehicles
The Gorilla is an ATV-like neighborhood electric vehicle or work vehicle.
Insight
This "hybrid" car by Honda is really a gas car with an electric assist. It cannot be driven EVER as a pure electric, and cannot be charged from a plug, but only from the gas engine. Seats 2. Still, it does get great gas mileage.
Insight & Prius
This independent site calls itself Insight Central, but it also has a wealth of info on the Prius. An extremely detailed, well-organized, and informative site on both cars.
Prius
The Toyota Prius "hybrid" is also an electric assisted gas car that can be charged ONLY by the gas engine. However, it does run in pure electric mode at times, and seats 4 instead of the 2 in the Insight.
RAV4 EV
Toyota is the first major manufacturer to offer a fully electric vehicle for sale (not lease) to the American public in wide distribution.
Sparrow
The Corbin Sparrow is a single seat electric commute vehicle.
Sparrow Drivers Page
Ask the man (or woman) who drives one.
Th!nk
Ford's subsidiary, making electric bicycles, neighborhood electric vehicles, and city cars.

Web Directories

Amazing Environmental Organizations WebDirectory
This is an index with links to web sites on all kinds of environmental issues, products, and services.
World Wide Web Virtual Library
A large, well-organized library of environmentally related web links.

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