May 22nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
What is it like to drive a hybrid and a battery electric car from the same manufacturer side by side on an extended road trip? It's fun to do it once but the need to stop and recharge for 3.5 hours after 2 hours of driving makes doing more than that a drag.
May 11th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
An Irish couple has completed a 9,500 km journey from Ireland to Morocco and back in a Tesla Model S. Range anxiety? What's that?
April 27th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
A survey by AAA shows 15% of all American car buyers would consider buying an electric car and 32% buying a hybrid or plug-in hybrid.
February 4th, 2017 | by Susanna Schick
When Biker Chicks Drive Cars Fiat cut me loose on the streets of LA in a 2016 500e to see [&hellip
September 26th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Utah and Rocky Mountain Power have applied for a federal grant to add level 2 and level 3 charging stations along its highways to reduce range anxiety.
September 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
In a survey, half of all respondents say an electric car needs a minimum of 200 miles of range. One third say 300 miles is necessary.
But range costs money. People's expectations are way ahead of reality.
August 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
AAA has a small fleet of trucks available in selected areas to recharge electric cars that have run out of battery power, but they have been used much less than expected.
August 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A study by MIT and the Santa Fe Institute published in the journal Nature Energy on August 15 finds that [&hellip
August 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Used EV prices continue to fall as buyers shy away from cars with limited range. A three year old Nissan LEAF now wholesales for less than 20% of MSRP. Only Tesla is bucking the trend.
July 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A new program will make $4.5 billion in federal loan guarantees available to promote a new system of nationwide EV charging stations. The objective is to reduce range anxiety for EV drivers.
June 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers in Australia say they have developed a new process to treat the electrodes of lithium ion batteries to give them longer range and greater life.
May 31st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla is giving away a free destination charger to businesses, restaurants, hotels and B&B's that qualify. It's a great way to attract new business and a great way to eliminate range anxiety for Tesla drivers.
May 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla fan and frequent blogger Rob M drove his Tesla Model S recently from his home in Massachusetts to Tampa, Florida. Along the way, he learned some things about taking a road trip in an electric car.