Tesla Model Y Big Family Test: Mostly Good, But There Might Be One Death Star–Type Weakness

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 15:37:45 +0000

I noticed recently that El Paso, Texas, got a Tesla showroom. This is good news for the whole region, because you’d previously have to drive to Phoenix, Dallas, or Denver to check one out in person. The city has had a service center for a long time, but adding a showroom made it a lot […]

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The Aventon Aventure Could Be The Ultimate Fat Tire Utility E-Bike — CleanTechnica Review

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 13:00:58 +0000

Aventon is launching an exciting new fat tire e-bike, and we worked with Aventon to secure one ahead of time to enable us to bring you a full review on launch day. “It’s a majestic beast of an ebike with exciting, first-to-market technology that gives riders features they’ve been asking for since we launched our […]

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Should I Charge My Tesla to 80% or 90%? Or 100%?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 05:15:48 +0000

This is a question that is quite common among both Tesla owners and non-Tesla owners who intend to become Tesla owners: “Should I charge my Tesla to 70%, 80%, 90%, 100%?” Having owned Teslas in a few different scenarios, and having followed Tesla closely and professionally for nearly a decade (wow, that’s surprising when I […]

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The TurboAnt X7 Pro Scooter Is A Commuter Workhorse — CleanTechnica Review

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 21:00:50 +0000

TurboAnt has been pushing into the world of personal electric mobility over the last few years, starting with the TurboAnt X7. Well, they don’t sit idle very long and returned last year with an amped up version of the scooter called the TurboAnt X7 Pro that brings some handy new features to the table. Disclaimer: […]

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Propella’s No Frills E-Bike Delivers Where It Counts — CleanTechnica Review

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 12:00:47 +0000

Propella has been building streamlined, fixie style electric bikes for years now and we were able to get our hands on the latest version of their 7-speed e-bike for a review. The design style of the bike is crisp and clean minimalist, with tasteful blue accents to give the otherwise matte black bike a beautiful […]

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Nissan LEAF Still Not Suitable For US Road Trips, Even With #Rapidgate Software Update

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 16:35:23 +0000

In past articles, I’ve had some pretty tough things to say about the second generation Nissan LEAF. The #Rapidgate issue, where the passively-cooled battery heats up and charging rates slow down more than previous generations, was a particularly bad one. Customers familiar with the first generation LEAF didn’t know that the vehicle was going to […]

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At $1,195, The Ride1Up Core-5 Commuter E-Bike Is An Insane Value (CleanTechnica Review)

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 13:00:37 +0000

Ride1Up disrupted the value e-bike scene with a range of intelligently engineered, beautifully designed e-bikes packing surprisingly premium features. After reviewing the Ride1Up 700 Series Step Through earlier this year, we were excited to take the more affordable Core-5 for a spin. The Ride1Up Core-5 pairs a slick step-through or high-step frame design with an […]

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Ford Mustang Mach-E Tech & Cargo Space (vs. Tesla Model Y Tech & Cargo Space)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 19:45:44 +0000

It was Ford Mustang Day yesterday, and that helped me to finally get through video editing of some of our Ford Mustang Mach-E footage from February, when we had the Mustang Mach-E visit us for 7 days on the Florida Suncoast. This is not a super pro-quality video, but it may interest some people who […]

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Reasons to Buy Ford Mustang Mach-E, Tesla Model Y, or Volkswagen ID.4

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 21:04:16 +0000

The auto market is an interesting place. There is a tremendous amount of variation. There are hundreds of models, and while there are certain ones that are more popular than others, millions of buyers decide each year to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a model that millions of others hate — mostly because […]

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Why There’s A Ton Of Free EV Charging In My Region

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 03:01:48 +0000

After I wrote an article about spending $0 charging a couple of electric cars over nearly 3 years in Florida, some commenters chimed in with “friendly” (or not so friendly) criticism that I shouldn’t be grubbing off of the rest of society and not paying to charge my electric car, and also that I and […]

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