To some observers it’s a perfect match — a big RV with a muscular engine capable of going the distance together with a versatile, petite and perky, zero-emission runabout with big batteries. A vacation together beckons but it requires a… Read More ›
Everything that doesn’t go elsewhere
What’s going on with the Hyundai Ioniq Electric?
Over the 12 months since sales of the Ioniq Electric in the United States began in March of last year Hyundai sold only 544 of the cars despite an apparent backlog of pre-sale orders. Now, a premature ordering halt has… Read More ›
Bolt EV getting first “over the air” update
Chevrolet Bolt EVs will soon begin downloading some software updates over the Internet that previously required visits to a dealer. The first such update will fix a variety of issues related to the center infotainment display. Changes include improving the… Read More ›
Should electric cars go “vroom-vroom”?
Electric cars have been praised for their strong yet elegantly quiet acceleration but Jaguar wants to change that a bit in its new I-PACE coming out late this year. Jaguar says it wants to boost the excitement of driving electric… Read More ›
$200 Bolt EV service manual arriving soon
Some of us have been eagerly waiting for a new book and its not the latest Stephen King novel or investigative political exposé. It’s an automotive service manual. The kind that your local repair shop might have although many of… Read More ›
Utilities lobby Congress to lift EV tax credit caps
A large group of electric utilities have joined with Plug In America and others to lobby the U.S. Congress to lift the existing per-manufacturer cap that could effectively raise prices on Tesla and GM plugin vehicles within the next year. The… Read More ›
Why are there hardly any green EVs?
Efficient zero or relatively low emission plug-in cars like a Nissan LEAF or a Toyota Prius Prime are common referred to as “green” cars that are better for the environment than most other cars. There are online sites dedicated to… Read More ›