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JuiceBox, a DIY electric-car charger, gets boost from Kickstarter
JuiceBox, a DIY electric-car charger, gets boost from Kickstarter

JuiceBox, a do-it-yourself kit to build an electric-car charger, may be well on its way to garages thanks to the crowd-funding site Kickstarter. Electric Motor Werks, a company based in Palo Alto that specializes in electric-car conversions, launched its Kickstarter page in June for the home-charging station the company says could provide a faster charge for a range of top-selling electric cars. Supporters could pledge $109 to get a base kit, which included most of the parts needed to turn a 120-volt outlet into a 240-volt station. These kits didn't include the input cables drivers would need to buy from EMW’s site and insert on their own. The cables cost an...

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