Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Charging on the road

JLong extension cable

I recently had two “first time” experiences related to insufficient range to get home: I was about 12 miles from home on a Sunday evening with an estimated range of 11 miles and I was 35 miles from home with 20 miles in the battery last Sunday at noon. In the first situation, I had Read More …

What’s Next?

Now that I am in the final year of my lease, I am starting to think about what to get next and I am especially interested in EV alternatives. This will be the first of several posts as I test drive some of the EVs available in my area. I drove the e-Golf today at Read More …

March Update

This past month has been one of the coldest and snowiest I can remember. On my way to work last week, I took this picture of the dash showing -2 F. I’ve heard friends at work express worry about their ICE cars starting in the bitter cold but that has become a lost worry for Read More …