OwnerAnthony Cimino
Owner's Other EV1984 Pontiac Fiero
LocationRotterdam, New York US map
Email email image
Vehicle2000 Ford Ranger
NiMH This was a PRODUCTION vehicle. There are probably only 100 of these still on the roads.

SOLD 2.2015, now working on converting an 84 Fiero while running WVO in an 89 Jetta Diesel.
MotorSiemens Ranger EV NiMH 3-Phase AC
25 NiMH batteries made by the Toyota
Motor company....EV-95 large
format...you know, the ones CHEVRON
sued Toyota to stop making!
Drivetraindirect drive...love NO TRANNY!
ControllerSiemens
Batteries25 Panasonic EV-95, 12.00 Volt, Nickel-Metal Hydride
Amazing battery design....funny this is
the only battery technology that can
last 8-10 years (and counting!)
Heaterworks better and heats up faster than
my '96 sentra stick yanking 40 plus
MPG!
Instrumentationanalog read outs for speedometer,
economy gauge, on/off notification,
state of charge, and temp.
Top Speed75 MPH (120 KPH)
Vehicle is governed to 75....she will
hit 80, then creep back to 75.
AccelerationIts all about miles per charge, but for
a HEAVY EV she WILL push you into your
seat!
Range65 Miles (104 Kilometers)
This is the best range so far...NiMH
have amazing parameters to keep them
healthy! At some points I have to wipe
them out to revive their range!
EV Miles
Start:5,043 Miles (8,114 Kilometers)
Current:54,500 Miles (87,690 Kilometers)
Total:49,457 Miles (79,576 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity3 adults....might not be too comfy, but
less of a pain than burning gasoline!
Conversion Timeproduction model
Conversion Cost$27,000 from Blue Sky motors/battery MD
in CA, $1,000 delivery charge as seen
on hauler in original pic.
Glad to be part of the EV community!
Trying to get the world out around
town!

Since purchased, I have been on the
local news 6 times, had an entire
classroom and school of students in the
KNOW (I was a school teacher until 2010).

code by jerry