Subscribe by Email

Home » Archives by category » Conversions

It’s Back: ‘Original’ Batmobile on Auction Block

It’s Back: ‘Original’ Batmobile on Auction Block

Heritage Auctions is putting the “original Batmobile” on its auction block this week. A U.S. teenager designed and built the car in the early 1960s and later leased it to…

Classic VW Bug Goes Electric

Classic VW Bug Goes Electric

A California man has become the state’s self-appointed expert for converting classic Volkswagen Beetles into snazzy-looking electric cars. David Bernardo specializes in models that came off the assembly line between…

Saab Again ‘Ready for Prime Time’

Saab Again ‘Ready for Prime Time’

A spokesperson for National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) says that the company will soon begin production of Saab 9-3 electric and gasoline models at the former Saab plant in Trollhatten.…

CNG Add-On Makes Any Car a Hybrid

CNG Add-On Makes Any Car a Hybrid

International consulting firm Carlab has developed a unique compressed natural gas system that can be fitted onto virtually any car and not disturb the existing drivetrain design. Without significantly adding…

Used Car Reality Show in the Works

Used Car Reality Show in the Works

With the used car market heating up month after month, and used car sales setting records, it was only a matter of time before a sharp-eyed television producer decided to…

Meineke to Offer Hybrid Conversions

Meineke to Offer Hybrid Conversions

Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc. and Echo Automotive Inc. have signed an agreement whereby Meineke will offer nationwide service for Echo’s fleet conversion platform, which turns combustion vehicles into plug-in…

Hybrid Conversion Kit Works on Any Car

Hybrid Conversion Kit Works on Any Car

A college instructor has developed a kit for turning any car into a hybrid-electric vehicle. Engineering professor Charles Perry of Middle Tennessee State University is currently looking into funding the…

Super Cool Electric Car Conversion: 1937 Jaguar

Super Cool Electric Car Conversion: 1937 Jaguar

Neither a micro-van nor a hobby car, the classic 1937 Jaguar that is the subject of the short video below might just be the sleekest EV conversion around, complete with…

DeLorean ‘Back to the Future’ Car Back in the News

DeLorean ‘Back to the Future’ Car Back in the News

The DeLorean is back, but not to the future. The car, and its original driver, Christopher Lloyd, will appear in an upcoming episode of TV series Raising Hope, set to…

San Diego Auto Show Bigger Than Ever

San Diego Auto Show Bigger Than Ever

The San Diego International Auto Show, which closed its doors at 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30, had another year of record attendance and large crowds, especially in the Think Blue…

Indianapolis City Fleet Going Green

Indianapolis City Fleet Going Green

Indianapolis city officials this week announced that all new, non-police vehicle purchases will be electric, hybrid, or natural gas powered. In an effort to reduce U.S. dependence on oil, and…

Tom Cruise Car to Auction Block

Tom Cruise Car to Auction Block

If you are a regular visitor to this site, you know that we at MyPerfectAutomobile are always in search of the perfect car for an electric conversion. While the 1949…

Page 1 of 41234