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Video: EVTV makes out like bandits at Azure Dynamics liquidation, offers up booty

Video: EVTV makes out like bandits at Azure Dynamics liquidation, offers up booty

Across the Do-It-Yourself electric-conversion landscape, there is perhaps no EV drivetrain more longed for than that comprised of a liquid-cooled AC motor mated to a single-speed gearbox. Unfortunately, they are difficult to come by, as the motors are typically only made available to automakers and are usually quite expensive. Gearboxes? Fuggedaboutit. Now though, a window of opportunity appears to have opened. Azure Dynamics , the bankrupted company behind the drivetrain that powered the ill-fated Ford Transit Connect Electric , has had its assets liquidated and many of the components that were destined for those vehicles have made their way to the open market, courtesy of the folks at EVTV . You see, what began as a weekly show about converting vehicles to electric drive has expanded to include an online store that sells, as one might imagine, the components necessary to...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2012/11/27/evtv-make-out-like-b...

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