2008 Escape plug in hybrid at EVFest TorEnginer PHEV pack chargingEngineer pack installation
OwnerBruce Westlake
Owner's Other EVs
2011 Th!nk City
2013 Ford C-Max Energi
LocationSaline, Michigan US map
Vehicle2008 Ford Escape Hybrid
Converted Escape to plug-in
hybrid using the Enginer 4kw pack
Drivetrain155-horsepower 2.5-liter lean-
burning, Atkinson-cycle gasoline
engine and a 94-horsepower
permanent magnet motor connected
together.
Batteries250, 0.00 Volt, Nickel-Metal Hydride
250 "D" cells, 5KWH plus
Enginer brand battery pack of
16 Lifepo4 cells in two banks
of 40Ah TS40AH cells for 48v
connected to a 48-350v DC-DC
converter for 4KWH of extended
all electric range.
System Voltage320 Volts
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
Enginer pack set to assist for
the first 30 miles then the
system reverts to normal hybrid
mode.
EV Miles
Start:78,000 Miles (125,502 Kilometers)
Current:96,000 Miles (154,464 Kilometers)
Total:18,000 Miles (28,962 Kilometers)
 
    As of 2/15/2012
Conversion Time6 hours to work out mounting and
connections for first one.
Conversion Cost$2900
Additional FeaturesEnginer BMS and battery monitor mounted in
console.

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