Category Archives: Car

Four-wheeled vehicles mentioned in this blog

Open letter to the members of the Washington State EV Caucus

Background: As a member of the Seattle Electric Vehicle Association, I heard about a request from John McCoy, Legislative Director for SEVA, asking people to write to our Washington State legislators to thank them for recently creating an EV Caucus … Continue reading

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The Electric Motorcycles on Display at The November 2014 International Motorcycle Show in Seattle

[Updated to mention the incredible attention our e-motorcycles received from passers-by in the parking garage.] In this post about the motorcycle show: Only one electric motorcycle seen, and it wasn’t for sale Special parking kindly set aside for recharging electric … Continue reading

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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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Electric Car FAQ This is a helpful FAQ for those just beginning their investigation into electric vehicles.

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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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Memorial Day, the Electric Way

Chris and I make a habit of visiting Leavenworth every Memorial Day weekend.  Delicious schnitzel, yummy cookies, and a 2.5 hour beautiful ride through Pacific Northwest scenery.  For the last few years, we’ve made that trip by motorcycle, enjoying the crisp … 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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