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The guys over at Electric Cars Europe (ECE) have finished the gas-to-electric conversion of the first of 200 Volkswagen Golfs they've been tasked to prepare for the Dutch energy supplier, ENEXIS (formerly known as Essent). The fleet, once it's built converted, is to be used in the testing of the Euro version of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) dubbed the "Mobile Smart Grid" (PDF). Information about the electro-Golf is scant, though it is said to be stuffed with enough lithium ion batteries to take it 300 K

A consortium of Dutch companies under the banner of Electric Cars Europe have decided a little collaboration is in order to help speed up the implementation of electric cars in the Netherlands. With a vision of seeing 26 per cent of Dutch cars powered by electrons by 2025, the consortium's plan has several parts, the first of which involves some conversion of several Lotus Elise vehicles to an electric drivetrain by partner company, Innosys Engineering. Isn't it a little strange how Lotus has be