Category Archives: Electric Car

Rare sighting of (Original) Plug-in Prius.

Toyota’s Prius is a popular Hybrid vehicle. In March 2012 Toyota started selling the Plug-in Prius, affectionately called the PiP. After April 2014, (much to the frustration of potential buyers) Toyota began restricting manufacturing volume of the vehicle and the … Continue reading

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Whole Foods offer $100 in compensation for Parking Lot Ding

I am pleased that Whole Foods have decided to compensate me for the parking lot ding I received a several weeks ago.  Sentry Mode on my Tesla recorded how my car was hit by a rogue shopping cart. I reached … Continue reading

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Warm weather has brought amazing efficiency

Over the winter the efficiency of the Model 3 was nothing to write home about. The resistance heater while effective uses a lot of electricity. Now the weather has warmed up the more efficient air conditioner is being used and … Continue reading

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Outcome of Tesla Paint Repair Kit

Following a ding in a parking lot I purchased Tesla’s paint repair kit to touch up rather than go through a body repair for what was a small ding. I am pleased with the results, the ding is much less … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Tesla Take Care of (some of) their Customers

Tesla announced across the board price cuts for their vehicles at the end of February 2019. Does this mean the 2018 customers overpaid? Is this the price of being the first on the block with a Model 3? Many customers … Continue reading

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First Tesla Service Experience

Booking the Appointment: A+ Making an appointment for service is done via the Tesla App. You are able to enter a description of the service items you wish to have accomplished. I had created a Google Docs document with a … Continue reading

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