Once or twice a month, it seems, an old EV makes its way to eBay. Currently, there are two of the best-known electric vehicles of recent times are on the auction site (good luck finding an EV1 on there), with about a week left before each auction ends. Here's the skinny on each.

First, a 2002 Toyota RAV4 EV. The original buyer, who put about 40,000 miles on it, is selling the car (why? His family got too big for the RAV4 and they've moved into a Highlander). The seller is including two Toyota flat-panel inductive chargers, so you can install one at work if needed. The batteries still hold power for a range of 70-100 miles, and can still move the RAV4 at 80mph. Plus, this particular vehicle does have a CA HOV sticker. Current bid $35,000.

Second, the 1998 Ford Ranger EV. These trucks, with their lower range, always sell for less than RAV4 EVs. The current bid for this particular truck is $5,100. The seller has had it for a year (he thinks it was owned by the University of Michigan at some point). He thinks the batteries are original, and that it can get 50 miles on a charge. One charger comes with the vehicle.

[Source: eBay]

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