Shell and GM create marketplace for no more credit card fraud

By | 2018-08-16T08:56:57+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Categories: Buick, Cadillac, Chevy, GM, GMC|Tags: , |

Credit card fraud is on the rise at gas stations across the Nation. Shell Oil Company and General Motors have created Marketplace, an in-dash fuel payment and loyalty system that allows a GM owner to pay for their fuel through their infotainment screen. You'll see in the video below that there is also a loyalty [...]

DrivetheARC charges your Nissan Leaf for free

By | 2018-07-16T12:59:54+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electricity, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

I parked my Nissan Leaf at the charging station in front of Savemart in Auburn, CA, clicked on start, put my EVgo card up to scan, and it didn't work. I was just about to try it again when another Leaf driver got out of his car, put his iPhone up to the charger and [...]

2018 Nissan Kicks for millineals and baby boomers

By | 2018-06-25T16:47:59+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Nissan|Tags: |

For years after the first Apple iPhone came onto the market, I owned a Blackberry. I was a blackberry loyalist, a two-thumber as they called us, we could write entire paragraphs with just our two thumbs emulating the secretary of yesteryear. My husband, ever the geek at heart, bought an iPhone as soon as they [...]

Nine States plan the future of electric cars

By | 2018-06-21T12:54:49+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electric vehicles (EV), Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

The Trump Administration continues to try to weaken federal greenhouse gas (GHG) and corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards for the nation’s light-duty vehicle fleet. In the face of adversity from the government, nine States have reaffirmed that they support the implementation of the Multi-State Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Action Plan for 2018-2021. “These nine [...]