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In part 4 of my series of blogs sharing my experience of owning a 2013 Nissan, Leaf battery electric vehicle in the country I want to tell you a little about the reaction that I have encountered ...
by joelado
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 11:25 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Welcome back to my adventure of owning a battery electric car in the country. In the last blog I left you with my surprise that the Leaf didn't take as long as I thought it would have using a ...
by joelado
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 10:45 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
This blog is the second in a series describing my experience of owning an all electric Nissan, Leaf in the country. The distances between places are much farther apart and charging opportunities ...
by joelado
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 10:40 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I have owned or had use of plug-in electric vehicles for more than a decade starting with a production converted Pontiac Fiero with solar panels on it named Destiny2000 by its converter/...
by joelado
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:27 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Or could it maybe possibly be a little of both? My local gas station is selling gas for $1.89 a gallon, which is incredibly cheap. Here's a superficial analysis -- off the top of my head -- of why ...
by Dbug
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2015 at 07:49 PM PST with 1 Recommend
For me, when I hear the word "bipartisan", my first reaction is to brace myself to confront a piece of corporate mischief making being peddled under the excuse that there is some other piece of ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 07:40 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
My last post on over at my GearheadGrrrl blog about gearhead lefties got me thinking... Clearly the "need for speed" and in general tinker and tweak anything that moves or at least has moving parts ...
by GearheadGrrrl
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 05:10 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Hint: It ain't lemonade.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 02:08 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Chevy Volt charging in front of Old Mazda 323 electric conversion For those of you who are not familiar with a punch list it is a term that normally comes from the construction industry where the ...
by joelado
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 01:00 AM PST with 83 Recommends
Hello comrades! If you're like me, you haven't done nearly as much as you wish to take the big oil companies and the military-industrial complex down. And you don't see the Democrats doing that ...
by retro postmodernist
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 10:23 AM PST with 11 Recommends
In which I compare my new 2012 Nissan Leaf with my previous car, a 1988 Toyota Corolla. I feel like I've finally joined the 21st Century. And with my solar panels coming in January, then I'll feel ...
by retro postmodernist
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 07:42 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
I really hate to do this but we're in a bind. Because it takes an extra month for SSI to switch FloridaSNDad from Disability to a claim under his father's Social Security, we're about to lose our ...
by FloridaSNMOM
Comment Count 86 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 02:53 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
There's a new breed of 'bicycle' sweeping the world, and the West is ill prepared, legally, for their invasion.
by My EV World
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 06:34 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
It seems that the same technique used to get a great abundance of natural gas out of the ground is also being used to get more crude oil out of, new and old, wells greatly increasing their production.
by joelado
Comment Count 82 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 05:19 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Spending $7.5 billion on electric car tax credits and loans is a lot of money that some people think is a huge waste of taxpayer dollars, but let's put it into perspective.
by My EV World
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 05:54 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
A bicycle is one of the most efficient forms of personal mobility ever created. Add an electric motor and suddenly a lot more people can benefit from two-wheels. And they are relatively affordable, ...
by My EV World
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Aug 18, 2012 at 08:59 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Racing improves the breed . Race on Sunday , Sales on Monday . This is a great carbon calculator from Brammo . I think you might enjoy giving it a try . http://www.brammo.com/green/ Electricity ...
by indycam
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2012 at 10:10 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
by indycam
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 03:26 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
National Plug In Day will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2012, and is an unprecedented nationwide observance drawing global attention to the environmental, economic and other benefits of plug-in ...
by joelado
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 09:36 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
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by joelado
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 01:23 PM PST with 14 Recommends