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American Teenager Becomes the Youngest Person to Create Electric Car

April 13th, 2010

A teenager from Ohio became the youngest person to ever create an electric vehicle. Deitrich Ludwig from Monclova, Ohio, managed to construct a 2000 Chevrolet S-10 pickup electric truck, thus become the youngest person on the planet to boast such an achievement.

The young man replaced the gas engine with an eco-friendly electric drive train. He got rid of the four-cylinder engine, radiator and exhaust system to be able to mount a DC electric motor, control system, battery charger and a pack of batteries. » Read more: American Teenager Becomes the Youngest Person to Create Electric Car