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My Car of the Future, Today

Mike Willmon
Anchorage, Alaska

Willmon vehicle

I converted this vehicle to electric to prove to myself that it can be done. I do not believe auto manufacturers' claims that battery technology is not ready for battery electric vehicles. I think that they are just not ready to stop profiting from the oil craze. You can see the specifications of my vehicle at:

See me drive the vehicle in this video produced by the ABC affiliate in Anchorage (courtesy ABC Alaska News, KIMO):

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The oil-free motor of Willmon's "Electrabishi"

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The pickup has ample room for the sizeable load of batteries.

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Willmon's electric truck fares just fine, he says, through Alaskan winters.

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