EcoVElectric, the street-ready electric car produced by Grosse Pointe Woods-based Environmental Transportation Solutions LLC, will be participating in the Maker Faire Detroit event at the Henry Ford in Dearborn Saturday and Sunday.

Maker Faire is a family-friendly event that celebrates arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology, all from the do-it-yourself mindset. It’s for creative, resourceful people who like to tinker and love to make things.

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The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Regular adult tickets are $28 for all day admission to Maker Faire and Henry Ford Museum!

EcoV is now in pre-production stage with a new production like appearance. EcoV is a roadworthy electric Low Speed Vehicle designed for use in city and urban areas. EcoV has automotive ride, comfort, reliability, and durability, and offers safety not seen in almost all of its competitors. Estimated price is about $12,000 well equipped for the displayed 4 passenger version. EcoV will also be available in a 6 passenger version where both vehicle’s rear seat flips over to convert to a utility vehicle. There are also pick-up trucks and delivery vehicles available. EcoV has a payload capacity of 1000-1500 pounds.

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EcoV is a zero emissions vehicle that can be fueled for a year for less than $100. EcoV takes 50 cents of electricity out of a standard wall outlet to recharge in eight hours or less and then is ready to go 25 to 40 miles. EcoV makes no noise or odors. You never have to stop at a gas station ever again and the vehicle is virtually maintenance free. 

EcoV wil l be marketed fleet applications in cities such as parking enforcement and maintenance services, college campuses, airports, and security patrols, as well as, for individuals, retirement and resort comnunities and urban families.

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