Books About EVs

Books & Magazines


Recommended Books

(The call numbers and locations are for the Vancouver Library system)

Build Your Own Electric Vehicle by Bob Brant.
Publisher: TAB Books, 1994, 310 pgs. ISBN 0262231115 026273060X
Description: The classic conversion reference
Location: Central Branch, Science
Call #: 629.2293 B82b
  The New Electric Vehicles : A Clean & Quiet Revolution by Michael Hackleman.
Publisher: Home Power Inc., 1996, 272 pgs. ISBN 0962958875
Description: Electric vehicles of all classes described in a Home Power magazine format
Locations: Central Branch, West Point Grey Branch Library, Joe Fortes Branch Library
Call #: 629.2293 H12n
  The Electric Car : Development And Future Of Battery, Hybrid And Fuel-Cell Cars by Michael H. Westbrook, the Institution of Electrical Engineers and the Society of Automotive Engineers.
Publisher: Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, 2001, , 198 pgs, IEEE power and energy series ISBN 0852960131
Description: A discussion of electric vehicles, their history and supporting power and energy technologies
Location: Central Branch, Science
Call #: 629.2293 W52e
Bicycling Science by Frank Rowland Whitt and David Gordon Wilson.
Publisher: MIT Press, 1982, 364 pgs. ISBN 0830642323, 0830642315
Description: A scholarly yet practical treatment of bicycle dynamics - fascinating reading for those doing HPV or power assisted bikes, recumbents and trikes
Location: Central Branch, Science
Call #: 629.2272 W62b1
  Taking Charge: The electric automobile in America by M.B.Schiffer
Publisher: Smithsonian Institute Press, 1994. ISBN 1-56098-355-8
Description: Click here for an entertaining summary