by Edward.M.”JIB” Colie IIIAn official approach to electric vehicles: The state of California has actually put regulations in place that will ban vehicles with combustion engines by the year 2035. There will be exemptions for hybrid and plug-in hydrids but that is all. Personally speaking I hope that this actContinue Reading

By Edward M. “JIB” Colie III It can get confusing with four different plugs for charging EVs. The most favorite is the SAE standard J-2772 which is the favored level one and level two AC charging plug. Then there is the CCS1, known as the combined charging socket which allowsContinue Reading

By Edward M. “JIB” Colie III You have to admire Elon Musk. After he developed and patented the new brushless electric motor he declared his patents “open source”. This means that if you want to build an EV (electric vehicle)you can get a copy of his patents you can useContinue Reading

By: Edward M. “JIB” Colie III To start off let me clarify my attempt to explain the function of brushes in an electric motor. An electric motor works because of alternating magnetic fields between the stator meaning the interaction of the coils that form the outer part of the electric motorContinue Reading

By: Edward M.”JIB” Colie III Electric (EV) cars are nothing new. A little personal history Electric cars were popular back in the 1900s to 1930 when Mr. Ketteriing invented the electric Starter. Before the electric starter, it was Necessary to “hand-crank” and engine Internal combustion engine. The “hand-cranking” could beContinue Reading