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Conversion class to put more electric cars on Sitka streets

SITKA, ALASKA
Perry Edwards and Michelle Putz and the “Snow Leopard”

The Geo's new electric motor (blue, at left) is about the size of a watermelon.

Recycle Sitka director Norm Campbell with a donated Nissan pickup.  The new electric motor is just as powerful as the gas engine it replaces — and has only one moving part.

Sitka High School auto shop teacher believes that the electric conversions can be done by any competent mechanic.
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