Sizing up the aluminum engine (top) and differential (bottom) in the engine well
An electric vehicle is nothing without a catchy name - meet MIT EVT's elEVen
MIT's Electric Vehicle Team with their electric Porsche, electric motorbike and soon-to-be electric Ford
Sometimes in science, it helps to set the bar high. That seems to be the attitude of the MIT Electric Vehicle Team (EVT). By their reckoning, one of the biggest impediments to the average driver adopting an electric vehicle is recharge times. So, having converted a Porsche 914 to electric, their next project is to produce a prototype family car that will achieve 0-60mph in under nine seconds, have a range of 200 miles, and fully recharge in under 11 minutes.
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