From the monthly archives:

June 2009

Cougar Open Revolt Power Stage Milling

June 22, 2009

If you have been following the “Cougar Controller”, now known as the Open ReVolt, you know it has taken on a life of its own! Started by our friend Paul, with the early version tested in the Electro-Metro, another member of the crew is now MANUFACTURING the circuit board for the latest version. Here is [...]

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June 22, 2009

Can you spot what’s wrong with this picture? I will give you a hint:That’s an electric car. This is the first time there has been any gasoline in that car in over a year – since the car’s gas tank was removed to make room for batteries to power an electric forklift motor that replaced [...]

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Back at the MREA Energy Fair!

June 19, 2009

June 18, 2009Custer, Wisconsin. Right now, I am sitting on the futon of a new friend in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, just miles from the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair in Custer. This year is the 20th anniversary of the fair, and it’s bigger and better than ever. My particular interest is in sustainable transportation. Lucky for [...]

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Prius 70 MPH Electric Mode (Second Demo): Ewert Energy Systems

June 12, 2009

The Ewerts are at it again! This time with a more watchable / less bouncy demo of the 70 mph EV Prius mode! Filming during the day makes the view screen much more watchable. They also answer a few questions that people have asked since the first video. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend [...]

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Electro-Metro Instrument panel

June 12, 2009

I am trying to get as much “spit and polish” on the car as possible right now. The MREA energy fair – the largest in the Midwest, and one of the largest in America, is only a week away, but I am gone all next week! I just got the dashboard back in with the [...]

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