Nov 26, 2014

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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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Nov 24, 2014

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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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Nov 23, 2014

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.

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Nov 23, 2014

Plug in Electric Vehicle FAQ's

Types of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs)

Why should I drive electric?

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Nov 21, 2014

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Minus 18 outside - toasty warm in my car

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

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Nov 17, 2014

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Winter Charging

Keep your 12 volt battery ready

EVs are designed to charge the high-voltage battery and the 12V battery in the vehicle when plugged in.

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Nov 14, 2014

ESA's Not So Tough

or Installing Your Own Charger (EVSE)

I'm going to talk about my experience installing my own EVSE. If you're not a handy person, this article may not be for you. But, if you have installed an electrical outlet in your home, or wired up a new stove, you might consider the install-it-yourself route.

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Oct 24, 2014

Testing Public Chargers

How to find prime parking for EVs

I hope other EV drivers don’t find these prime parking spots at GO stations.

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Oct 22, 2014

Protect your J1772

Keep the spiders out!

Chargers are exposed to insects, dirt, dust, rain and even snow. Without protection your J1772 plug can become a nest for spiders, clogged with dirt or even become corroded.

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Oct 16, 2014

Ready to Charge?

Some preparation and planning can take you a long way

I’ve prepared myself this way. I have three apps on my iPhone – PlugShare, ChargePoint and greenlots – and I set myself up for accounts on each of these tools.

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