Monthly Archives: May 2015

Stopgap larger battery 2016 LEAF due this fall

2016 LEAF to bridge gap to LEAF 2.0 [UPDATE 6/13/2015] I have confirmation that Nissan’s upper two trim levels will use the new technology battery cells in the current battery modules. Nissan will not confirm the range, but it’s a … Continue reading

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Look for Monster Tajima at Pike’s Peak in Rimac electric race car

Potential record setting combination I’ve written about Rimac before (found here). Founded five years ago, Rimac hasn’t run out of money yet, and they build a wicked fast electric vehicle (EV) concept. Now, according to their new YouTube video (found … Continue reading

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Tennessee, Connecticut offer EV incentives

States encourage EV ownership Connecticut EV buyers will for the first time qualify for rebates up to $3,000. Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell and Toyota Mirai will also qualify for the maximum rebate. Hybrids or EVs with a seven to eighteen … Continue reading

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The Electric Car book

Looking for beta readers for my new electric car book I have just completed my new e-book The Electric Car – Is an Electric Car Right for You? After fretting over it for the past four years, I think it’s … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about battery degradation

Battery degradation isn’t that big of a deal for many [UPDATE: Here’s a link to an article (found here) about a LEAF in the UK that went 100,000 miles in under two years with no degradation.] [UPDATE 5/30/17:  Here’s a … Continue reading

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