Here’s why electrifying classic cars makes so much sense

As electric car sales continue to grow, a smaller but no doubt more interesting market is flourishing with equal enthusiasm: Converting classic cars to electric.

Several startups doing this are based in the UK’s ‘motorsport valley’ around Oxfordshire, and began by fitting the motors and battery packs from written-off Teslas to older cars. Now though, they have matured into firms that assemble their own drivetrains, write their own code and produce beautifully restored classic cars that retain their bygone charm while emitting no CO2.

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