A red 1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet that has been converted from gas to electric is parked with its hood open.
A red 1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet that has been converted from gas to electric is parked with its hood open.
A red 1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet that has been converted from gas to electric is parked with its hood open.
A red 1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet that has been converted from gas to electric is parked with its hood open.
Intro to Electric Vehicles

Auto Shop in the EV Era

Intro to Electric Vehicles

Auto Shop in the EV Era

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If you can remember life before the internet…you likely went to high school when Auto Shop was still an elective. But much like home economics, for most schools auto shop has become a thing of the past. 

Fortunately, teacher Ron Grosinger, had a different vision. In 2008, he approached school administrators with an idea: What if, instead of teaching what might become an outmoded technology in the future, Grosinger instead taught students cutting-edge tech?

 

Teacher Ron Grosinger stands next to a red 1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet that has been converted from gas to electric.

 

It was then that a new auto shop class—one designed for the 21st century was born. Now, Ron’s students are learning the latest in electric vehicle tech and converting gas guzzlers to all-electric models.

Read on to see what’s happening in Mr. Grosinger’s class

A closeup of the passenger’s side of an ID.4 in Dusk Blue Metallic
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A closeup of the passenger’s side of an ID.4 in Dusk Blue Metallic
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A closeup of the passenger’s side of an ID.4 in Dusk Blue Metallic
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Electric power to the people.

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