Alternativ Engine
OwnerGint Federas
LocationLafayette, California US map
Vehicle1999 Ford Ranger EV
Factory built Ford Ranger EV built to satisfy Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate.
MotorSiemens 1- or 2-Phase AC
DrivetrainSiemens AC Induction motor
Batteries26, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage312 Volts
Top Speed72 MPH (115 KPH)
Accelerationadequate for freeway on ramp
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Start:2,000 Miles (3,218 Kilometers)
Current:2,000 Miles (3,218 Kilometers)
Total:0 Miles (0 Kilometers)
    As of 10/8/2010
Seating Capacity3 adults
Curb Weight0
Additional FeaturesFactory built, so no time spent on "conversion". 12Volt spoof is another matter altogether. Lanny Thomason spent a few days making up resistor packs. I have since replaced every resistor pack by adding strain reliefs and eliminating butt splices.

code by jerry