This branch is to provide a forum for anyone interested in Electric Vehicles such as bicycles, cars and other forms of transport.
Here some information that EV enthusiasts in Victoria will find useful.
[please note this page is under review as it currently contains broken links]
As part of the Vehicle Standards Bulletin 14 (VSB 14) there are several pertinent National Code of Practice for Light Vehicle Construction and Development documents put out by the Federal Department of Infrastructure. These were updated on January 2011. They are all listed on their website here.
Amongst others they include: 1. Introduction (NCOP2) 2. Alternative Power Units (NCOP13) 3. National Guidelines for the Installation of Electric Drives in Motor Vehicles (NCOP14)
The main Vicroads document can be found here
There is also an EPA document which in general is not applicable to electric vehicles but can be found here
VASS Engineers The list of current VASS engineers can be found at the VicRoads site VASS engineers
Forums There are many forums on the web. A simple search will reveal them.
Adding useful information If there are any other useful links that anyone feels should be listed here please contact us here
Clubs and Interest Groups
Alternative Technology Association http://www.ata.org.au
Geelong Electric Vehicle Group http://www.geelongev.groupsite.com
Center for Education Research in Environmental Strategies http://www.ceres.org.au
Swinburne University Electric Vehicle Group http://www.swinburne.edu.au/engineering/electric-vehicle/
Connected Communities Hackerspace http://www.hackmelbourne.org/
Australian Electric Vehicle Association http://www.aeva.asn.au
Blade Electric Vehicles http://bev.com.au/
E-bikes All Australia Electric Vehicles http://www.aaev.com.au
Electric Vehicle P/L http://www.currietech.com.au/Index.shtml
Epac Power Bikes http://www.epacpower.com.au/
Electric Vehicle Motorshttp://www.evmotors.com.au
Left Coast Electrichttp://www.leftcoastelectric.com
Metric Mind http://www.metricmind.com/
Batteries and Chargers
EV Power Australia P/Lhttp://www.ev-power.com.au/