The “Peak of Mount Stupid” — What I Learned Pulling A Trailer Across Texas With My Bolt EUV

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 23 May 2024 12:55:56 +0000

The journey to gaining new knowledge and skills isn’t a steady climb. Why? Because it’s easy to feel confident too early. When you go from knowing basically nothing about something and then learn a little bit, that little bit represents an infinite increase. Looking back at where you once were … [continued]

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Domestic US Automakers Still Need To Prepare For Chinese Competition

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 12 May 2024 05:14:14 +0000

News recently broke that the Biden administration plans to jack import taxes up on Chinese EVs, raising them from the current 25% to 100%. This would double the price of Chinese EVs, which would also not be eligible for federal point-of-sale tax credits. This move is obviously meant to protect … [continued]

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More Than 3× As Many Tesla Model Y Sales As Tesla Model 3 Sales In USA In 1st Quarter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2024 03:57:24 +0000

Tesla’s just had a tough quarter, including in the United States, but a tough quarter for Tesla would be a stunning, fantabulous success for any other company trying to sell electric vehicles. In the USA, according to data from Cox Automotive and Kelley Blue Book, more than one out of … [continued]

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Chevy Bolt — The New Record Most Miles!

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2024 22:29:20 +0000

A few weeks ago, I published an article about what I thought, at the time, had to be a world record for most miles on a Chevy Bolt. A reader promptly wrote in and said, pshah! This one beats that record by 70K miles! Check this out, from reader Dennis … [continued]

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Used Tesla & Electric Car Market Getting Huge Boost — Thanks, Hertz! (And Xcelerate Auto)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2024 18:36:30 +0000

Just following the “EV SALES ARE FALLING” meme headlines, a new trend popping up in the media is covering the … [continued]

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List of 8 Electric Cars to Avoid Buying is Mostly Stupid

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2023 04:36:04 +0000

I was on Google News and I saw a headline “8 Electric Cars to Avoid Buying.” I couldn’t help myself, … [continued]

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What — If Any — Used EV Should I Buy?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 14:17:16 +0000

I’m one of those retirement-age folks who took up pickleball as part of my second childhood. Within two years I had wrenched my knee, and now I’m immersed in at least a couple of years of recuperation due to surgery and subsequent complications. Driving my co-owned Tesla Model Y during this time period in FL […]

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Utterly Unrealistic Range Tests Are Uninforming and (Mostly) Useless

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 22 May 2023 14:31:39 +0000

In a recent press release from GM Brazil, the story of a wild range test of the Chevrolet Bolt EUV was shared. To commemorate the launch of the vehicle in Brazil, GM’s South American division worked with a local university to wring out as many miles as possible from the vehicle’s battery pack. The result? […]

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