Dying to build that electric hot rod? The Editor meets an enthusiast who will sell you a lithium system that won't burn the house down – or make too big a hole in the budget either.
Some of the best battery salesmen I've come across over the years have been self taught – once you get them talking, they light up as if they're discharging into a dummy load.
The enthusiasm is palpable – rare at technical meetings but not among the gifted amateurs. Ian Goodman is one of these, a lifelong enthusiast for electric vehicles . . .