EV Life ® magazine

September, 2018

Gas prices drop to record lows

Gas prices drop to record lows

Will this affect EVs?

With global crude oil prices set to hit lows, at or below 2008 levels, how will that affect the economics of EV's?

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December 01, 2014

My public charging dilemma

My public charging dilemma

What's the right etiquette?

Lately, I've been wondering what is the right protocol for me to use at public chargers. I may not always be right there to unplug once the car is fully charged and move it out of the way for someone else. And it's bugging me.

November 27, 2014

Warm and Ready

Warm and Ready

Remote Climate Control

One of the big advantages of driving electric vehicles is the ability to precondition the cabin before starting your journey. I love being able to set this up with my smart phone.

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November 26, 2014

Winter Range

Winter Range

What to expect

It is important to remember that an EV will have less range in the winter, but there are many things you can do to extend your range.

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November 24, 2014

The power of Open-Source

The power of Open-Source

my story of reengineering

Frustrated with the high costs of charging stations, I decided to make my own and ended up with a product many EV owners can use.

November 23, 2014

Plug in Electric Vehicle FAQ's

Plug in Electric Vehicle FAQ's

Why should I drive electric?

November 23, 2014

Minus 18 outside - toasty warm in my car

Minus 18 outside - toasty warm in my car

Set your car to preheat and it might make winter more enjoyable.

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November 21, 2014

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

Your stories matter

We first test drove the smart electric drive in 2011, then bought our first (smart) e-bikes in 2012. These bikes, made by Grace in Germany, and powered by BionX, led us to meet Paul Gingl and Casey Anderson from BionX International. Their passion for EVs and active transportation was infectious.

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November 20, 2014

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