07 May '12, 3pm

Roanoke College Students Convert Classic Pontiac To Battery Power

Roanoke College Students Convert Classic Pontiac To Battery Power

As far as the conversion goes, the students have a lot of work ahead of them. The Pontiac body (which they bought for just $1,500) has been sandblasted and painted, though the actual electric motor has yet to be installed. I know that if you showed up at many classic car shows with a ‘39 Pontiac EV, heads would spin and insults would be hurled. But for every angry comment, I’d be willing to bet these students will get twice as many pats on the back.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2012/05/07/roanoke-college-students-conve...

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