Category Archives: Tesla

A Beginner’s Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging

This post will describe how electric vehicles “refuel”, outline the choices for EV recharging, list which EVs can use each, and show how you can find recharging opportunities while out and about. Continue reading

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Behind the purchase decision

So far, the blog has been a mix of posts about the vehicles we have and the vehicles that interest us.  I hope that you’re finding value in the stories about what life is like with an electric vehicle. What … Continue reading

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Comparison: Chevy Volt hybrid vs. Tesla S all-electric What with more choices of hybrids and all-electrics these days, real people (not just professional racers) are starting to publish their impressions and comparisons.  This is the first I’ve read comparing a … Continue reading

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A Seattle High School raffles an $85K Tesla S–winners think it’s gorgeous

Garfield High School in Seattle held a raffle on March 1st as a way to compensate for budget cuts.  The grand prize?  A Tesla Model S, priced at about $85,000. The winners, one of whom herself helped with fundraising for … Continue reading

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Choosing our Second Car

We’ve been a one car, two motorcycle household for years.  Winters in the Seattle area are fairly mild, and you can ride a motorcycle year round with just a little preparation except for a week here and there when the … Continue reading

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