My boss owns a Honda Insight and asked me to research information from Insight owners and enthusiasts about modifying to full electric. Would you like to share your experience, knowledge, and tips? Much appreciated.
I replaced the IMA battery sticks in a 2000 Honda Insight about three years ago. It seemed to drive normally for a while, then exhibited non-robust IMA behavior. The IMA light was (and is) not on, and it appears to be assisting and charging somewhat normally, except that it is not...
Just in case it interests anyone.
Yesterday I had the privilege of attending the final testing session, qualification, and race simulations before the formula E championships starts. I took my camera.
Photos are as yet barely sorted, but if you fancy a look: pit lane, from the grandstand, and...
For anyone who follows electric cars.
I was at an event in London last week where BMW showed off the first car in their new i sub-brand, and they kindly allowed me to take my camera. If anyone's interested, then, for whatever it's worth, my photos are here.
The models on show were the pure EV...
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John Wayland's Gen-1 Honda Insight is being rebuilt for long range BEV. 350 Miles per charge at highway speeds of 55 to 70 MPH.
71.5 kwh battery rated for up to 715 kw of discharge power.
He is expecting to get about...