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Buying an EV doesn't entitle you to break the rules

Apparently, even if you don’t build it, they will come.

A Toronto man, Todd Anderson, bought a Chevy Volt even though he has nowhere to park it and no way to legally charge it. 941 more words


First Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier

Batteries… batteries are terrible… think about everything that runs off a battery: your cellphone, laptop, MP3 player (do those even still exist?). The fact is, they’re dreadful & unreliable… and then when you do run out of that sweet electric juice… what then… socialize? 889 more words


The business side of the Karma reboot

In 2009, I went to what was probably the saddest auto show Detroit has ever seen. It was the January after the economy collapsed and auto makers were teetering on the edge of going bust. 427 more words


2017 Chevy Volt named Northwest Green Vehicle of the Year

On July 19, members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association got together in Portland, Oregon, to drive 14 fuel-efficient and high-tech vehicles and compare them head to head. 461 more words


$6,000 to replace worn battery, Nissan say 100,000 miles for an electric vehicle is "phenomenal".

For those of you following my LEAF blog you may recall I predicted that my LEAF would need a new battery within the year. Well that was a year ago and it needs a new battery, The fourth capacity bar went out at 88,000 miles. 999 more words

Electric Car

Gonna rock down to Electric Avenue

About four years ago, when gasoline was over four bucks a gallon in the U.S., people were happily paying upwards of $30,000 for plug-in electric and hybrid cars. 784 more words


Doing my (fun) part to protect the environment

After more than 25 years of pondering the possibilities of owning my very own electric vehicle (EV) I’ve finally taken the plunge. Today I purchased a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle, a 2017 Chevrolet Volt. 598 more words