Category Archives: Opinion

Evolution of Electric and Hydrogen vehicles – what is the future?

Toyota have announced a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle and claim this is the future of motoring. The name of the car, Mirai,  means future in Japanese. Is this really the future? To be able to answer that question first we … Continue reading

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Highest EV Sales ever draws “EV’s have failed” articles in mainstream media

August 2014 was a landmark month for Battery Electric Vehicles. The electric vehicle press trumpeted these achievements, for example. BMW, Nissan, Ford, GM Set Records In August To Pace EV Sales Higher In US   The mainstream media however had … Continue reading

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Blink increase cost of EV charging by 140% in Tennessee and many other states.

Starting September 2nd 2014 Blink have changed their fee structure. In many states they are switching to charging per kWh, which is both fair and advantageous to owners of older LEAF’s that charge more slowly than recent models. In states … Continue reading

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Carcharging likely to end Free EV Charging at Kohl’s and other Blink sites

On a recent Webinar hosted by the San Francisco Bay area LEAF owners, CarCharging (who recently purchased the assets of the bankrupt Ecotality/Blink Network) answered any and all questions posed to them by Webinar participants. The purchase is just a … Continue reading

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Free Period for Quick EV charging comes to a close

For sometime now charges have been levied for public 240v charging. The much faster 400v DC quick charging has remained free. Until now that is. Here is a copy of an email I received today Blink announced they are introducing … Continue reading

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An Electric Car is like an iPad

An EV is to a car as an iPad is to a computer. You can’t do everything with an iPad that you can with a conventional computer, but once someone has used an iPad they tend to use it in … Continue reading

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Green Hills 0, East Nashville 10

Yep. That’s the count of Electric Vehicle charging stations in Green Hills and East Nashville. How come  a chic area of town has zero charging stations while East Nashville sports 10? Interestingly Belle Meade only has one at the Belle … Continue reading

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