2019 Hyundai Kona Electric ~ fuel for life

By | 2018-11-01T09:38:27+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Fuel cells, Harman Kardon, Hyundai, Radio|Tags: , , , |

Hyundai gets it - people don't want to sit in their bathroom and drive down the highway, they want to sit in their posh living room while driving down the road. Whether it is an alternative powertrain or not, people want luxury in their car. The price of the average vehicle is above [...]

NHTSA, EPA hearing on easing pollution limits

By | 2018-09-25T14:02:32+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), electric vehicles (EV), Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA)|Tags: , , |

It's a juxtaposition that NHTSA/EPA has picked Fresno, CA to have their first meeting on easing the pollution limits that were set in 2012. Instead of having it at the Capitol in Sacramento, CA, on California Air Resources Board (CARB) territory they have picked the dirtiest county in California, Fresno. The first thought is that [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]