Posts tagged: Electric Car

Video: The True Cost of Gasoline

Sometimes the truth hurts a lot. But then again, so does COPD and not being able to breathe. Watch this video on the true cost of gasolene.

NISSAN DC Fast Charger in Salisbury, NC

As of today, NISSAN electric cars with a quick charge port can charge up to 80 percent in 30 minutes here in Salisbury, NC. Kevin Murphy of Ben Mynatt NISSAN sent me this photo today of the new DC fast charger that is now operational: click view status .

Regressive New NC Fee for Electric Vehicles

So, with the New Year, the Legislators officially embark on another quest to discourage electric vehicles. We all breathe the same air, so they will be inhaling the effects of their own work along with the rest of us. Lets hope that all the studies about the ozone and air quality are wrong, otherwise they […]

Catawba Sustainable Communities Talk

Talk given to Dr. Wear’s Sustainable Communities class on November, 11, 2013

FILL-UP, SCHMILL-UP – Last Fill-UP Six Months Ago

We could not be more pleased with our Chevrolet Volt! ost Volt owners fill up once a month, but by charging regularly, I just went 6 months without a fill up in my Chevy Volt! Learn more about how it works: http://spr.ly/voltapp

New 2013 Energy Series Classes in April

Registration form for Solar Electric Basics class. To register for the April 26th, Solar Electric Generation Class visit: http://www.rccc.edu/enrichment/events/event/basics-of-solar-electric-generation-2/

Our First Chevrolet Volt

Traded Away the NISSAN LEAF for a 2013 Chevrolet Volt

Rough Week for Electric Cars

Updated: 1/20/2014, Nissan released a software fix for the LEAF to address the issues with the GE Wattstation and several other charging stations.   The fix took almost one year to make it to general availability.  That was a long wait for many LEAF owners, myself included. PluginCars.com and The New York Times both ran stories […]

Seven Leafs in Salisbury NC!

Updated in March of 2013 Nissan announced a battery warranty.  While Nissan presented this as something it decided to do, the warranty was actually part of a settlement for a class-action lawsuit Case Number 2:12-cv-08238 (link) Please Read the Following Excerpt from the Updated Nissan LEAF Warranty Information This new addition to the lithium-ion battery […]

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Thanks for “Going Green” at RCCC Today!

It was really neat to see three all-electric cars at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College today for the “Bright Ideas for Going Green” class!  And don’t forget, we have a solar thermal and solar electric generation class in April — see the previous posts here. We had some really good students in the class, including a CEO […]