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by cardboardtrent
Tue, 23 Mar 2010, 01:37
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Project Better Place No3 is Australia!
Replies: 48
Views: 7186

Project Better Place No3 is Australia!

Sorry for the thread necromancy, but I didn't think this warranted a new thread. I happened to flick across to Inside Business on the ABC on the weekend and they had an interview with the CEO of Project Better Place Australia. He talks a little about the business side of the project and his thoughts...
by cardboardtrent
Wed, 20 May 2009, 02:09
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Top Gear Australia
Replies: 90
Views: 13957

Top Gear Australia

If anyone missed Top Gear, I've uploaded the electric car segment to Youtube

Part 1

Part 2
by cardboardtrent
Thu, 09 Apr 2009, 15:33
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: iMiev passed all 83 safety tests
Replies: 57
Views: 7556

iMiev passed all 83 safety tests

There was a short story on this on the news last night, it shows a bit of the car driving around and talks about the possibility of selling it here soon if Mistubiti gets enough interest: Youtube iMiev
by cardboardtrent
Thu, 09 Apr 2009, 15:31
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Tesla in Australia
Replies: 58
Views: 8721

Tesla in Australia

Here's the clip from ten news yesterday: YouTube Tesla
by cardboardtrent
Wed, 08 Apr 2009, 15:01
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Tesla in Australia
Replies: 58
Views: 8721

Tesla in Australia

It looks like this Tesla will be on channel Ten news tonight at 5pm in South Australia. From the promo it's being driven around a track, and they interview Simon. I'll try and record it if anyone's interested.
by cardboardtrent
Wed, 08 Apr 2009, 01:55
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Red's Go Green
Replies: 31
Views: 2819

Red's Go Green

Here is BYDs website for the F3DM from the story. More intereting though is their E6 which is fully electric but looks to be not yet available outside of China, impressive specs though 400km range, 160km/h, 50% recharge in 10 mintes, 2000 cycles for battery life. Here's a link that shows the E6 at t...
by cardboardtrent
Thu, 26 Mar 2009, 05:57
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: CINHESE NEW EV WANT TO BE IMPORT TO AUSTRALIA
Replies: 30
Views: 2651

CINHESE NEW EV WANT TO BE IMPORT TO AUSTRALIA

Of course you've already guessed it but yes this is a scam. The chinese characters on the side read "Huzhou City Leihu Electric Car Pty Ltd". If you are interested the real website that this guy got the photo from is HERE The specs of the car are somewhat different Max speed 50-70km/h Max distance (...
by cardboardtrent
Sun, 03 Aug 2008, 17:40
Forum: AEVA SA Branch
Topic: Testing a Curtis Controller
Replies: 4
Views: 1603

Testing a Curtis Controller

Hi Tim,

Yeah I should have said, yes it did work, so I'm a happy camper here.

Trent
by cardboardtrent
Fri, 01 Aug 2008, 15:12
Forum: AEVA SA Branch
Topic: Testing a Curtis Controller
Replies: 4
Views: 1603

Testing a Curtis Controller

I just want to thank Nick from SA Electric Vehicle for giving me a hand with testing my controller, he's a good guy and very helpful.

Thanks again

Trent
by cardboardtrent
Thu, 10 Jul 2008, 03:08
Forum: AEVA SA Branch
Topic: Testing a Curtis Controller
Replies: 4
Views: 1603

Testing a Curtis Controller

Hi Everyone I'm researching my EV and came across a Curtis 1209B-6402, 48-72 volt, 400 amp Controller on eBay and rashly bought it. Now, I'm nowhere near being ready to actually use it, but it looked like a good deal and I was perhaps a little over eager. So now that I've got a controller on the way...