Jan 272012
 

Eco Friendly Electric CarThere are many reasons why you would want to convert your current auto into one that uses alternative fuel. The big reason is to protect the environment. Many folks wish to do it because they are fed up with spending a lot of money at the fuel pumps. These days you can convert your gasoline-powered auto into one that utilizes electricity. While it is not simple, there are conversion kits you can buy that will help you achieve that.

Automobile To ElectricUnless you are a seasoned mechanic, you will probably need to get a licensed to help you do this. For a vehicle to become electric, there are parts of a petrol-powered car that need to be modified. So you can do this, there are specific parts that must be traded out for parts that run entirely on electricity. Once again, this is not something that any individuals can do on his or her own. There are several rewards of converting your present car into an electrical one.

An electric auto will obtain its power from the batteries. The electricity is stored in batteries that look like a regular can but is able to power the entire automobile. Every evening, you will charge up your batteries so they will be ready to go the next day. When you drive an electric-powered vehicle, since you have converted over, you will know that you are no longer damaging the environment, because you are no longer putting detrimental toxins into the air. Pollution is depleting the ozone layer, lending to global warming, and 80% of the world’s pollution can be ascribed to automobiles.

Electric carsOnce you have modified your car, and you now have an electric auto, you will see that you did not have to give up much.

You will see that you may have in reality gotten more than give up. One concern, however, is that you can go up to 100 miles on a charge. But during your daily commute, hopefully you are not driving a hundred miles daily so it should not be a worry.

Hybrid - CarsInstead of switching to a full electric car, you can also make it into a hybrid. The hybrid choice provides you the efficiency of an electric auto while adding the power of a petrol powered car when you need it. It won’t be an emission free automobile, but it will be your best alternative, if you travel more than one hundred miles each day. By having the hybrid car, you don’t need to be worried about your vehicle dying on you after 100 miles. With a lot of options, you can make your car into whatever suits your needs.

Many eco friendly cars at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

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