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    Time was short today so here is a great story out of the Ukraine from Clean Technica

    This first EV is certainly something special. As you’ll hear in the interview, the 75-year-old man in the following videos built the Electra 2 by hand. He’s an inventor who has had a successful career despite no formal training, and he builds EVs in order to get more people aware of and inspired by the awesomeness that they contain. This is his second handmade EV (the first one is called Electra 1). Pretty awesome car. Here’s a video from riding in it:

    Read more at:  http://cleantechnica.com/2013/09/23/handmade-converted-evs-kiev-ukraine-ct-exclusive/#ymgYT5qLdHrg1mPP.99 

    electric car bio autoYou might also want to look at the link to Bio Auto (pictured Left ) . http://bioauto.com.ua/

    These are imported from Asia and will be used in a Taxi trail with over 200 Taxis.

    Specifications: 
    – Maximum speed of 70-80 km / h 
    – a run on 1 full charge of 100-120 km; 
    – fully charged from a household outlet 8 kW / clock 
    – time for a complete charge cycle 6-8 hours (may be charged initially with incomplete the battery) 
    – the average cost of one full charge cycle is 3-5 USD 
    – battery life of 3 years (800 – 1000 cycles) 

    Video (there are many more at Clean Technica)

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