OwnerMichael Easton
LocationMadison, Wisconsin United States map
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Vehicle2008 Chevrolet Aveo
MotorAdvanced DC 6.7inch Series Wound DC
ControllerCurtis 1231C
Batteries12 Deka Dominator, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
98 Amp-hour
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
HeaterNone but looking at adding blue heat from electric blue before winter.
DC/DC ConverterIota dls-30
InstrumentationBlue Window
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
I've only had it up to 65
AccelerationNo problems in traffic or getting on the highway. I'm guessing 0-60 in 14+sec
Range35 Miles (56 Kilometers)
I've driven 20 + miles some at highway speeds and have 50% of charge remaining.
EV Miles
Start:400 Miles (643 Kilometers)
Current:4,600 Miles (7,401 Kilometers)
Total:4,200 Miles (6,757 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight0
No idea, more than your average aveo
As my 2 year old son has pointed out.

"Dada likes the red car"

Update 2/20/12 7000 miles on the car -Dada does not like the red car.

The rack holding the motor and front battery box to the right motor mount broke. It looks like the weld broke and probably has damaged the motor. Looks like I have a long summer project. h

4/2013 Update - It wasn't as bad as I thought 120 dollars to re--weld the rack and make it stronger. It's been running fine for a year now. Driving nice I still have 25-30 mile range and 8500miles on the car so far, I was hoping to get 15000 miles before a change but it will probably be closer to 12,000.

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