Category Archives: Electric

Model S gets rave review from Consumer Reports

Another rave review from a car review. This time it was the independent Consumer Reports. Motortrend, Car and Driver, and others have given the Tesla car of the year awards and every reviewer comes back blown away at what this … Continue reading

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Museum tour with EV clubs

I met up with the Tesla club, Leaf club and DIYelectriccar clubs today at the California auto museum in sacramento. It was a lot of fun looking at the Tesla’s and other leafs. Elon and Maggie joined later for lunch … Continue reading

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Selling battery chargers

I’ve got some spare battery chargers from my Porsche from before the lithium upgrade. I’m going to sell them to other DIY electric car guys who want to do a lead acid pack.

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Leaf club

We had a leaf club meeting at the tesla supercharger in Folsom. Afterward everyone ate at the local Mexican restaurant. Pretty cool seeing all the leafs together.

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Edison2

I got a chance to meet Oliver Kuttner from Edison2. We spoke for a couple of hours about his car and the company he runs. Here are some pictures of the car. I’ll post more later.

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Supercharger in Santa Nella?

I’ve heard that they might be putting a tesla supercharger station in Santa Nella and today I found that someone has broken ground right between McDonald’s, in and out, Quiznos and Starbucks. Could this be the start of construction? If … Continue reading

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Tesla supercharger?

Did I accidentally discover one of the fist tesla superchargers? I went to an ev event in Folsom and saw a model s parked next to this charge station. I thought it was a standard station at first but then … Continue reading

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Plug-in miles in my LEAF

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Rav4ev

Today I took a test drive in the new rav4 ev. It is built with a Toyota rav4 that is powered by tesla drivetrain technology. Wow! What a great car. Quiet and smooth like my leaf but it has a … Continue reading

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Edison2

Before the game Maggie and I stopped off at fantasy junction to look at the edison2 very light car. This is the car that won the xprize and has had some further development. This particular car was from the same … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicle Survey Results

Found the results of an EV owner survey…wonder why they did not ask me any questions?

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Bye bye Lead

Saying goodbye to my lead acid batteries for the electric Porsche. I bought the lithium batteries last year and these have been sitting around. I called the battery dealer to come pick them up so I can get my core … Continue reading

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