Kombi Electrica

The Project

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Convert our VW Bus to Electric

  • Sustainable and zero-emissions

Develop a Program for Environmental Empowerment

  • Education is the first step in fighting climate-change.

  • We want to inspire the next generation

  • Advocate solutions that deal with resiliency, sustainability and having a positive environmental impact.

  • Connect with schools to educate about our planet and climate change.

Make meaningful alliances and partnerships that support our cause

  • We  are looking for organizations that will help us fund our journey to advocate for sustainability and promote positive change in Latin America. 

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The Bus

Searching for the ultimate electric vehicle for the trip, a classic VW Bus was the obvious choice. You might wonder why it is the perfect vehicle for us...

  • Old = less electric components, simpler mechanics.

  • By electrifying, one solves the problem of the original under-powered ICE engine.

  • Spacious engine area. The electric engine is a lot smaller that the original engine. There's enough space for charger, controller, inverted, battery management system and engine.

  • It's been done before. VW Buses are some the most converted electric vehicles.
  • Lots of replacement parts and information about VW Buses. 

We found the perfect bus to convert. This classic 1973 bus was abandoned for who knows how many years and we are ready to bring it back to life. What's so perfect about this one?

  • It has a high roof, which will allow us to have two beds.
  • Minimum rust.
  • No engine, and it has a transmission.
  • We have already purchased it:
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    The basic requirements of the van:

    • Sleep three people

    • Able to go at least 100km/hr (60mi/hr)

    • Minimum of 200 km (120 mi) range, with a full charge. (≈54kWhr)

    • Charge from a regular AC outlet

    • Regenerative breaking. 

    • Solar-Power (for appliances) 

     - Check out our Environmental Goals -