The 63-year-old converts gas-powered vehicles to all-electric systems in his garage in the south-central Kansas town of Walton.
While the economy tanks, new car sales drop and major automakers tinker with their plans to mass produce electric cars, the market for electric vehicle conversions has shown signs of growth.
Several automakers have announced plans for electric cars. But those plans have been delayed thanks in part to the tight credit market and the troubled economy.
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