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Trio of Volts

I spot the Chevy Volt several times a week in the Nashville area. Never before have I seen three Volts lined up charging at the same time. Shame GM have cancelled this car, it has a very loyal following and … Continue reading

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Bizarre Parking Lot Ding at Whole Foods Parking lot

Parking lot dings are a hazard when we park in public. The ding I picked up on Thursday 11th April 2019 was rather bizarre and actually quite funny. You have to laugh or you’d cry. View from Front of Car … Continue reading

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Tax refund is on its way

The IRS have approved our tax filing for 2018 and we have $6,160 coming back thanks to the $7,500 EV tax credit on the Model 3 we bought last year. The Tax credit was halved as on January 1st 2019. … Continue reading

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Sentry Mode Triggered by a Hog

On a recent trip to Clarksville TN we stopped at the Blackhorse Pub and Brewery on Franklin Street downtown. I set Sentry Mode on the car as we parked on the street outside the pub close to a four way … Continue reading

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Misleading Ad for Tesla Model 3

Tesla showcase the Model 3’s main features on its web page. If you didn’t know better the webpage for the Model 3 would lead you to believe that you can get a Model 3 with 3.2 sec 0-60, 325 Miles … Continue reading

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LEAF driver leaves me thinking why? Just Why !?!

In the eight years of driving an EV I have witnessed all manner of good and poor charging etiquette and habits. However, none of my extensive experience has adequately prepared me for today’s bizarre charging of a LEAF. If you … Continue reading

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Model 3 is the first car I’ve owned that adjusts its clock automatically

I fully expected the Model 3 to adjust to daylight savings time and it did. Reflecting on this I realize this is the first car I’ve owned that has adjusted its clock automatically. The 2011 LEAF has two clocks both … Continue reading

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