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What is the fuel savings?

electric meter
How much does it cost to run your EV? This is one of the most frequent questions I get asked. Read More …

Honda Link & the app finally work for me!!

Honda Fit EV fob
After nearly a month of being unable to log in – first to the web site and then to the iPhone app, I am pleased to report Read More …

Still cannot login to Honda Link

This continues to be a real disappointment. I got a call from Honda Link customer service on 4/26 saying that my EV’s VIN was now in the system and I should be able to log in and start to use Honda Link. While trying with the customer service representative still on the phone, I was Read More …

EVs at Rutgers Day

It was a real pleasure to spend the day yesterday with some of the NJEAA members and their cars at Rutgers Day yesterday. We had 2 Tesla Roadsters and an S, a couple of Leafs, a Focus, 2 Active Es, and my Fit. There was a steady stream of people all day long. In my Read More …

April Meet-ups

Yesterday I participated in the Essex County Environmental Day program with other EVers – Chris (BMW Active- E) & Ben (P-Zero motorcycle). We had many folks walk by – some were not at all interested, many were very interested to talk about the cars and living with them, and one young man was ready to Read More …

Honda Link – part 2

After a week of no response to my Honda Link registration problem, I called again last night. The representative I spoke didn’t seem to know that I had called before or that they had an unresolved problem. Hmmmm. He did promise to correct it but would not commit to a completion date. I wonder whether Read More …

First 2 weeks

I have had the EV for almost 2 weeks now. Developments this week: My Level 2 charging station was installed Received my license plates and registration Still cannot get in to Honda Link – customer service has not yet fixed the problem 🙁 I am really enjoying driving the car and find that I am Read More …

Honda Link disappointment

As part of the on-line qualification process for the car, Honda invites the Fit EV lessee to download the HondaLink app for iphone or android and/or register via computer for this service that includes several convenient features for managing your car remotely. I went to the web site and downloaded the app to my iphone Read More …

Delivery Experience

The folks at Planet Honda told me that the delivery process is controlled by Honda and they are simply the pass-through agent for the car and paperwork. They have been very nice but admitted they do not know much about the process or the car. Based on my homework, I knew that NJ is issuing Read More …

EV Meet-up in Montclair

I participated in a meet-up today in Montclair, hosted by Nauna’s (thanks, Tom!). It was mostly a BMW Active E get together but there were several of us with other EVs including an iMIEV, a Tesla Roadster (Ian, thanks for the drive – it was a blast!), a Tesla S, and a S-Zero motorcycle. It Read More …