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Speed Dating: 2017 Toyota Prius Two Eco

I spent last week going through my daily routine of dropping off kiddos at school, heading to work, and driving home- all without leaving Oak Park, of course- behind the wheel of a Crush Blue 2017 Toyota Prius Two Eco. I did this in order to gain a bit more perspective on how a modern […]

September 13th

2017 Zero DS 13.0 Review | He Said, She Said

Zero entrusted us with a 2017 DS 13.0 for a month. Robert and I took it through the paces both around Los Angeles and off road. We argued over which was the ultimate urban warrior — the Zero DS or the Zero FXS. I’ve been riding my FX(S)* every day since 2013, and consider it […]

April 22nd

Teller Talks Tesla

Though usually silent on stage and screen, Teller (as in: Penn & Teller) has broken his silence to talk about how much he loves driving his Tesla.

October 20th

We Need to Talk: 2015 Toyota Prius V

I spent over a week driving in and around heavy Chicago traffic in the 2015 Toyota Prius V. Meanwhile, Volkswagen’s world was exploding into chaos and making diesel seem like a really terrible alternative to EVs and hybrids like this one. How did that impact my views on the Prius V? Let’s find out!   […]

October 1st

Tesla Tops Tennessee Charging Stations

The great state of Tennessee has seen its share of innovation. From Memphis to Oak Ridge to Nashville, the Volunteer State has been the site of much technological and social progress. With that said, the EV movement has taken hold with Tesla leading the way, and that EV company has recently been crowned for offering the most reliable […]

September 21st

Speed Dating: Audi A3 e-tron

Originally published on EV Obsession. Right after test driving the Renault Zoe, I had the opportunity to test drive an Audi A3 e-tron. It offered me a good chance at an acute view between a fully electric and a plug-in hybrid electric car. My first car was an Audi. I like the design/look of Audis. […]

August 18th

Ludicrous Tesla P90D — 1st Reactions (+ Video!)

People who can tell the difference between a car that goes from 0 to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds and one that goes from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds are possibly a very special breed. Aside from the tiny difference of 0.3 seconds, when you’re accelerating that fast, your senses and awareness get utterly warped. So, my […]

August 18th

Renault Zoe Review

Originally published on EV Obsession. I finally got to test drive a Renault Zoe. Two years after trying out the Nissan Leaf, BMW i3, Volkswagen e-Up!, Smart Electric Drive, and Renault Twizy, I got my hands on the popular electric car that barely escaped my grasp a few times at EVS27 in Barcelona. For the […]

August 17th