SEMA Virtual Education

Swapping Electric Drivetrains Into Classic Vehicles

Recorded On: 03/23/2022

The jury may be divided about converting classic cars to electric, but it’s happening nonetheless. As demand for EV swaps of classic vehicles increases, builders, customizers, restoration shops and enthusiasts must prepare for the growing trend by understanding what is involved with such conversions, knowing what the challenges are, and where to begin.

Founder of EV West Michael Bream is an expert in the field of EV conversions and will share his years of knowledge and experience during the upcoming SEMA webinar, Swapping Electric Drivetrains Into Classic Vehicles. Having performed countless EV swaps himself, Bream has firsthand knowledge on what the challenges and opportunities are, and will share tips and advice to help specialty shops and do-it-yourselfers.

Participants will learn:

  1. The main components of the EV drivetrain, as well as the available types, both new and used
  2. Difficulties in converting to EV
  3. Where to start when interested in EV conversions

Participants will leave more equipped to execute a swap in various types of vehicles and discover cautionary lessons that Bream has learned over the years. This is also a great opportunity to connect with the leader of one the first companies to commercialize EV swaps and hear EV West’s robust solution for do it yourself and specialty shops.

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Swapping Electric Drivetrains Into Classic Vehicles
03/23/2022 at 11:00 AM (PDT)   |  60 minutes
03/23/2022 at 11:00 AM (PDT)   |  60 minutes The jury may be divided about converting classic cars to electric, but it’s happening nonetheless. As demand for EV swaps of classic vehicles increases, builders, customizers, restoration shops and enthusiasts must prepare for the growing trend by understanding what is involved with such conversions, knowing what the challenges are, and where to begin. Founder of EV West Michael Bream is an expert in the field of EV conversions and will share his years of knowledge and experience during the upcoming SEMA webinar, Swapping Electric Drivetrains Into Classic Vehicles. Having performed countless EV swaps himself, Bream has firsthand knowledge on what the challenges and opportunities are, and will share tips and advice to help specialty shops and do-it-yourselfers.