Re: [EVDL] Talked with Bruce

2014-05-12 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Please see http://brucedp.150m.com/chf/ -- View this message in context: http://electric-vehicle-discussion-list.413529.n4.nabble.com/Talked-with-Bruce-tp4669443p4669490.html Sent from the Electric Vehicle Discussion List mailing list archive at Nabble.com.

[EVDL] EVLN: British Gas orders 100 Nissan e-NV200 electric vans

2014-05-12 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'We have been extremely impressed with the performance of the Nissan e-NV200' http://www.fleetnews.co.uk/news/2014/4/29/british-gas-orders-100-nissan-e-nv200-vans/52284/ British Gas orders 100 Nissan e-NV200 vans 29/04/2014 [image http://www.fleetnews.co.uk/Images/28320_300.jpg (e-NV200) ]

[EVDL] EVLN: Gambler charges way through middle Tennessee in a Tesla-S EV

2014-05-12 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.heraldchronicle.com/?p=12954 Gambler charges way through middle Tenn. in electric car trip April 27, 2014 [image http://www.heraldchronicle.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/getimagecar.jpg Richard Sharpe, from Henderson, Nev., proudly displays the Tesla Model S he was traveling in

[EVDL] EVLN: Divorcee Rams Car Into Electric Scooters Killing 6

2014-05-13 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/28/chinese-police-man-rams-c_n_5225448.html Divorcee Rams Car Into Crowd Of People, Killing 6: Chinese Police AP 04/28/2014 [image http://i1.huffpost.com/gen/1762721/thumbs/n-CROWD-BEIJING-large.jpg File Photo: Crowd idles outside a department store in

[EVDL] EVLN: “Big Daddy” Don Garlits Swamp Rat 37 electric dragster (video)

2014-05-13 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'White Zombie proving the EV haters wrong. There’s even a a National Electric Drag Racing Association' http://www.wired.com/2014/04/don-garlits-electric-dragster/ This 2,000 Horsepower Electric Dragster Could Hit 200 MPH By Alexander George 04.29.14 [images / Randy Cannon

[EVDL] EVLN: Why I Bought A Tesla-S P85 EV, not a fanboy but very happy

2014-05-14 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'Tesla upends the market because it provides differentiated product' http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/ttac-long-term-tesla-part-1-why-i-bought-a-tesla-model-s/ TTAC Long-Term Tesla Part 1: Why I Bought A Tesla Model S By Ed Zitron April 30, 2014 [image

[EVDL] EVLN: Tesla Drops Using 'Model E' Trademark

2014-05-15 Thread brucedp5 via EV
~$35k, 20% smaller than a S, r:200mi http://www.automotive.com/news/1405-tesla-drops-model-e-trademark/ Tesla Drops 'Model E' Trademark By Megan Stewart | May 06, 2014 [image] 2014 Tesla Model S Passengers Side In Motion The newest Tesla model is in the planning stages, and while a name may

[EVDL] EVLN: Lexus' Anti-Plugin hev Ad, then an unacceptable apology

2014-05-16 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/05/13/lexus-hybrid-ad-video/ Lexus Hybrid Ad Takes Ignorant Swipe At Plug-in Cars, But May Be Effective (VIDEO) [video http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=NeUPFM6XsIE Lexus Hybrid Ad Blasts Plug-in Cars Jo Borras· May 10, 2014 A new ad from

[EVDL] EVLN: MG Dynamo EV a Leaf EV fighter aimed @European market

2014-05-16 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.autoweek.com/article/20140512/CARNEWS/140519961 MG unveils Dynamo electric concept on 90th anniversary By: Jay Ramey 5/12/2014 [image

[EVDL] EVLN: No Danger From Magnetic Fields Of Electric Cars

2014-05-17 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://ens-newswire.com/2014/05/15/no-danger-from-magnetic-fields-in-electric-cars/ No Danger From Magnetic Fields in Electric Cars May 15, 2014 [image http://ens-newswire.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/20140515_EVsNorway.jpg Electric cars in Trondheim (Photo courtesy EM Safety) ]

[EVDL] EVLN: $6k Segun-Oyeyiola's Solar-Powered VW Beetle EV

2014-05-17 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% Nice conversion, just lose the overunity on-board wind-turbine % http://inhabitat.com/nigerian-student-converts-a-vw-beetle-into-a-6000-wind-and-solar-powered-car/ Nigerian Student Converts a VW Beetle into a $6,000 Wind- and Solar-Powered Car by Ross Brooks, 05/12/14 [images / OAU Peeps

[EVDL] EVent: EV-drives free-tacos @SF, CA Marina-Green Sat 5/17 10a-4p

2014-05-17 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Sponsors aren't promising Tesla, BMW, Nissan, GM, Ford, Fiat and other EVs will be available at each event http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Events-plug-electric-cars-free-test-drives-5484839.php#photo-6311802 Events plug electric cars; free test drives offered Michael Cabanatuan May 16,

[EVDL] EVLN: Southeast MO SU Students Build An Electric Dune Buggy

2014-05-18 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://m.krcu.org/?url%3Fsa%3Dt%26rct%3Dj%26q%3D%26esrc%3Ds#mobile/25551 Southeast Students Build Electric Dune Buggy May 8, 2014 By rachel.reischman [image / Andrea Barnes http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/krcu/files/styles/mobile_story_full/public/201405/IMG_2194%5B1%5D.JPG Student

[EVDL] EVLN: E-FAN Electric Aircraft's First Flight

2014-05-18 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1091998_electric-aircraft-are-on-the-way-stylish-e-fan-makes-first-flight Electric Aircraft Are On The Way, Stylish E-FAN Makes First Flight By Antony Ingram May 9, 2014 [video http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=qfBfZJBQH_I Airbus Group

[EVDL] EVLN: GM moving Spark pack production to suburban Detroit factory

2014-05-19 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% Formerly A123/now B456 batteries out, U.S. made LG Chemical's cells in, GM's EV and pih % http://www.autonews.com/article/20140514/OEM01/140519942/gm-brings-spark-ev-batteries-in-house-to-mich.-plant GM brings Spark EV batteries in-house to Mich. plant by Nora Naughton [image

[EVDL] EVLN: spectrum.ieee looks @Tesla-X and its fabulous Falcon-Doors

2014-05-19 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-think/transportation/advanced-cars/tesla-x-and-its-fabulous-falcon-doors Tesla X and its Fabulous Falcon Doors By Philip E. Ross 14 May 2014 [image / Tesla Motors http://spectrum.ieee.org/img/TeslaMotorsModelXdoors-1400076449903.jpg Tesla-X ] One of the

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: spectrum.ieee looks @Tesla-X and its fabulous Falcon-Doors

2014-05-19 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Personally, I do not care for gull-wing doors. Though not as attractive, I like side sliding doors, like the side door on a van (I go for functionality more than looks). Even though the negative gull-wing door points posted are valid, there must be a reason for Tesla to go with them on the

[EVDL] EVLN: Tesla to stop supplying batteries to Toyota

2014-05-20 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/usatoday/article/8961905 Tesla to stop supplying batteries for Toyota May 11, 2014 by Chris Woodyard [image

[EVDL] EVLN: 2015 Spark Drive Ratio Up to 3.87, Pack Capacity Drops To 19kWh

2014-05-20 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://insideevs.com/2015-chevy-spark-ev-highlighting-changes/ EXCLUSIVE: 2015 Chevy Spark EV – Final Drive Ratio Moves Up To 3.87 – Battery Capacity Drops To 19 kWh May 15, 2014 by Eric Loveday [images http://insideevs.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/2015-spark-ev.jpg 2015 Chevy Spark EV

[EVDL] EVLN: Toyota Drops RAV4-EV-gen2, shifting to h2

2014-05-21 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.thedetroitbureau.com/2014/05/toyota-pulling-plug-on-rav4-ev/ Toyota Pulling Plug on RAV4-EV by Paul A. Eisenstein May 16, 2014 [image http://www.thedetroitbureau.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Toyota-RAV4-EV-front-3-4.jpg Toyota only planned to sell 2,500 RAV4-EVs ] Maker

[EVDL] EVLN: 2014 Nissan Leaf Recall, If Welds Missing, EV Will Be Replaced

2014-05-21 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Built between February 28, 2014 through March 12, 2014 http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1092174_2014-nissan-leaf-recalled-for-missing-welds 2014 Nissan Leaf Recall: If Welds Missing, Car Will Be Replaced By Antony Ingram May 19, 2014 [image

[EVDL] EVLN: 2014 Ford Focus Electric's Ultimate Guide

2014-05-22 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'Available in select parts of the U.S.' % Then for a selected few, this could be the compliance-EV for you % http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1065308_ford-focus-electric-ultimate-guide-to-what-you-need-to-know Ford Focus Electric: Ultimate Guide To What You Need To Know By Antony Ingram May

[EVDL] EVLN: Rapper T-Pain Twizy EV cruising in France

2014-05-22 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.autoevolution.com/news/rapper-t-pain-rides-a-rented-renault-twizy-in-france-81602.html Rapper T-Pain Rides a Rented Renault Twizy in France by Ionut Ungureanu 21st May 2014 [image

[EVDL] EV-tragedy: Leaf drags crushes driver to death on A417 blackspot

2014-05-22 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% Pull over get help, do not try to resolve issues yourself on busy roads % http://www.gloucestershireecho.co.uk/Roads-police-Dial-999-break-A417-Crickley-Hill/story-21124294-detail/story.html Roads police: Dial 999 if you break down on A417 Crickley Hill or if you see someone broken down By

[EVDL] EVLN: 2014 i-MiEV, most affordable EV in America arrives this spring

2014-05-23 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.torquenews.com/1084/most-affordable-ev-america-mitsubishi-i-miev-arrives-spring The most affordable EV in America: Mitsubishi i-MiEV arrives this spring By Denis Flierl 2014-05-20 [image http://www.torquenews.com/sites/default/files/image-1084/mits_i-miev_.jpg ] The 2014

[EVDL] EVLN: Their CEO sez Don't buy the Fiat 500e EV

2014-05-23 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://autos.aol.com/article/fiat-chryler-ceo-please-dont-buy-the-fiat-500e/ Fiat-Chryler CEO: Please Don't Buy The Fiat 500e May 21, 2014 [image http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/28007ffd7f2a724d2fc78386e2d1dac0/200147006/01-2013-fiat-500-turbo-review.jpg The 500e is costing Fiat $14,000

[EVDL] EVangel-About: Ford still pushing their pih, One smart new-Leaf driver

2014-05-23 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% The roar of an old-EVangel % [This post is inter-mingled with some of my personal issues as they are affecting how-much EVangelizing I can still do after the recent health issue cropped up] One of the many-many doctors I have been paraded around to changed my heart medications which after a

[EVDL] EVLN: A Mix of L3L2 charging protects An EV's battery pack

2014-05-24 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Charging after the Drive in Winter – Tips for Users http://phys.org/news/2014-05-quick-conventional-battery.html Mix of quick and conventional charging protects the battery [2014/05/20] Karlsruhe Institute of Technology [image http://cdn.phys.org/newman/gfx/news/hires/2014/mixofquickan.jpg

[EVDL] EVLN: €749 Folkvänlig ebike offered starting in 2 Austrian IKEA stores

2014-05-24 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/ikea-offers-electric-bike-now-select-locations.html IKEA now offers electric bike (in select locations) Zachary Shahan May 20, 2014 [images / © IKEA http://media.treehugger.com/assets/images/2014/05/ikea-electric-bike-1.jpg

[EVDL] EVLN: Kangoo Zoe EVs powered by Barfoots' farm-biomass-energy

2014-05-25 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Their anaerobic digester plant electricity recharges the EVs http://www.hortweek.com/news/1295476/barfoots-turns-vegetable-waste-vehicle-power/ Barfoots turns vegetable waste into vehicle power 22 May 2014 Specialist vegetable supplier Barfoots has become the first company to use crop waste to

[EVDL] EVLN: Severe Issues w/ fcv Claims h2 Refueling Infrastructure Grant$

2014-05-25 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/05/20/fuel-cell-vehicle-ghg-emissions/ Severe Issues with Fuel Cell Vehicle GHG Emissions Claims and Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure Grants [2014/05/20] Editor’s Note: one of our readers sent the following letter on May 19, 2014 to the person and office noted

[EVDL] EVLN: Vauxhall Ampera pih advert banned for comparing it with EVs

2014-05-26 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'Ambiguous and gave a misleading impression of the car's capabilities' http://www.am-online.com/news/2014/5/21/vauxhall-advert-banned-for-comparing-ampera-with-pure-evs/36100/ Vauxhall advert banned for comparing Ampera with pure EVs 21/05/2014 by Tim Rose [image

[EVDL] EVLN: Want an EV job? Knock on Tesla’s door ...

2014-05-26 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'Tesla’s scaling up in California ... ' http://grist.org/news/want-a-job-knock-on-teslas-door/ Want a job? Knock on Tesla’s door By John Upton 19 May 2014 [images http://grist.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/tesla-factory.jpg / pestoverde ] Hey, Toyota, eat Tesla’s dust! The electric-car

[EVDL] EVLN: Bultaco Rapitan promises r:87mi recharge@l2:3-5hours

2014-05-27 Thread brucedp5 via EV
How are you gonna recapture energy if you drive like a maniac? http://www.technologytell.com/in-car-tech/8828/bultaco-electric-motorcycle-huh-seat/ Bultaco electric motorcycle promises 87-mile range, recharge of 3-5 hours by Brett Solomon May 20, 2014 [image

[EVDL] EVLN: Peugeot CEO to review Mitsubishi EV partnership, nay or stay?

2014-05-27 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/breaking-news/transport/peugeot-review-mitsubishi-electric-vehicle-partnership-20140521 Peugeot to review Mitsubishi electric-vehicle partnership May 21, 2014 - Reuters [image

[EVDL] EVLN: Google Gets Spark EV For Ride-Sharing Program

2014-05-28 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1092188_google-gets-chevy-spark-ev-electric-cars-for-ride-sharing-test Google Gets Chevy Spark EV Electric Cars For Ride-Sharing Test By Stephen Edelstein May 21, 2014 [image

[EVDL] EVLN: Dutch giving EV drivers real freedom to go anywhere

2014-05-28 Thread brucedp5 via EV
“We’re doing it the other way around. We’re asking, ‘What would the driver want?’ first.” http://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/hollands-electric-car-paradise/31653.article Juicing Up Holland's Electric Cars May 24, 2014 By Laura Secorun Palet [image

[EVDL] EVLN: EVs Drive Oslo Bus Operators Crazy

2014-05-29 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'There are just too many electric cars' http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304101504579545760417742286 In Oslo, Electric Cars Drive Bus Operators Crazy By Ellen Emmerentze Jervell and John D. Stoll connect May 20, 2014 [video flash Electric vehicles are on the rise in the

Re: [EVDL] Insuring EV conversions ...

2014-05-29 Thread brucedp5 via EV
I can not help on just MN conversion EVs, but a long time ago, I put together a survey polling EVs for what insurance they used. Those *surveys are essentially closed so do not try to use them (the added data just goes to the bit-bucket). Here are the results when I looked at them in 2012:

[EVDL] EVLN: Driving an Electric Car Will Save Your Life

2014-05-30 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/05/forget-saving-the-planet-driving-an-electric-car-will-save-your-life/371533/ Forget Saving the Planet, Driving an Electric Car Will Save Your Life by Todd Woody May 23 2014 [images

[EVDL] EVLN: BBC-Top-Gear’s Captain-Slow buys a BMW i3+pih-option

2014-05-31 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.carsuk.net/top-gears-james-may-buying-bmw-i3-electric-car-range-extender/ Top Gear’s James May is buying a BMW i3 electric car (with a range extender) May 26, 2014 By Cars UK [images / James May

[EVDL] EVent: Electric-Ag-Drone Fly-In 7/17 6:45a-5p Heyworth, IL

2014-05-31 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% Teaches the benefits of how to use Electric Agricultural Drones, ($-registration) https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1544518 Farm Journal Drone Fly-In Thurs., July 17, 2014 Heyworth, Ill. Discover the game-changing potential of the emerging technology known as

[EVDL] EVLN: Grandpa Granny EVs for Chinese pensioners

2014-06-01 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Called elderly's walking replacement vehicles http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericxlmu/2014/05/26/chinas-simate-is-pensioners-smart/ Forget Tesla Model S, Here Comes China's Electric Car For Grandpas And Grannies 5/26/2014 [images

[EVDL] EVLN: Solar is enough to be the sole source for charging EVs

2014-06-01 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.nextgreencar.com/news/6647/UK-scientist-foresees-solar-EV-future UK scientist foresees solar EV future 28.5.2014 by Edward Wirgman Telegraph, The Guardian [image http://www.nextgreencar.com/i/news_xlarge/german-solar.jpg (solar farm) ] Leading scientist, Keith Barnham, claims

[EVDL] EVLN: Google's 2seat significantly safer self-driving EV

2014-06-02 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.thinkdigit.com/Car-Tech/Google-unveils-self-driving-car-with-no-steering_20946.html Google unveils self-driving car, with no steering wheel, accelerator or pedals By Silky Malhotra May 28, 2014 [image http://www.thinkdigit.com/uploads/artImg198x166_20946.jpg video

[EVDL] EVLN: MyCarma data-logger lets EV drivers quantify their saving$ (video)

2014-06-02 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://ecomento.com/2014/05/27/mycarma-myev-electric-car-data-logger/ Electric car data-logger lets drivers quantify their energy savings May 27, 2014 – by Stephen Edelstein [video http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=kQsu1vXKwMY myEV by MyCarma: the social electric vehicle

[EVDL] EVLN: E-school-buses $ave school districts million$ power the grid

2014-06-03 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/may/electric-school-bus-052814.html Electric school buses that power grid could save school districts millions May 28, 2014 by Teresa Messmore [image / Trans Tech Bus http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/may/images/ElectricSchoolBus.jpg Electric school buses, such

[EVDL] EVLN: SB1275 would make it cheaper for Californians to buy EVs

2014-06-03 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=25948 Californians may get more incentives to buy all-electric vehicles May 27, 2014 • State Senate OKs bill to speed adoption of electric vehicles in every community • “We need to make electric cars more accessible for our middle-

[EVDL] EVLN: 8 States Plan To Increase Zero Emission Vehicles

2014-06-04 Thread brucedp5 via EV
States that want 3.3 million electric cars on the road by 2025 http://earthfix.opb.org/energy/article/oregon-7-other-states-plan-to-increase-zero-emissi/ Oregon And 7 Other States Plan To Increase Zero Emission Vehicles May 29, 2014 | Northwest Public Radio [image

[EVDL] EVLN: Liberty's Deliver e-Van uses prismatic Li-NMC cells r:62mi ts:62mi (video)

2014-06-05 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://green.autoblog.com/2014/05/31/deliver-oddest-electric-van-weve-ever-seen-video/ The Deliver is the oddest electric van we've ever seen (w/video) By John Beltz Snyder May 31st 2014 [image http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/82ecb0503a6b3d519d1a40059bc9d817/200184376/liberty.jpg

[EVDL] EVLN: Volkswagen e-Caddy Maxi Electric Van, First Drive r:130km

2014-06-05 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://evfleetworld.co.uk/news/2014/Jun/First-Drive-Volkswagen-e-Caddy-Maxi/0438014724 First Drive: Volkswagen e-Caddy Maxi by Dan Gilkes 03 Jun 2014 [image http://evfleetworld.co.uk/news/2014/May/images/0438014724-2645-ecaddy_jpg-640.jpg ] Given its share of the car and van markets,

[EVDL] EVent: Free EV workshop @Ecology Action Th 6/5 6-7:30p Santa Cruz, CA

2014-06-05 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.gtweekly.com/index.php/santa-cruz-arts-entertainment-lifestyles/events-calendar-activities-santa-cruz/eventdetail/153602/-/free-electric-vehicle-workshop.html Free Electric Vehicle Workshop Thursday, June 05, 2014, 06:00pm - 07:30pm by eglanville Ecology Action will be

[EVDL] EVLN: Tesla-S' range hasn’t diminished after 28kmi/11mo (video)

2014-06-06 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://insideevs.com/tesla-model-s-range-11-months-28000-miles/ Tesla Model S Range After 11 Months, 28,000 Miles [Jun 2, 2014] by Eric Loveday [video http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=rVEKTHwwnTs Tesla Model S: Range after 28,000 Miles and 11 Months! KmanAuto· May 9, 2014

[EVDL] EVent: Humboldt EVs @Sustainable Living Expo Sat 6/7 10a-5p Arcata, CA

2014-06-06 Thread brucedp5 via EV
EV RideDrive Event @Redwood Acres Racetrack Mon 6/9 1-5p Eureka, CA http://www.northcoastjournal.com/AEBlog/archives/2014/06/06/easy-being-green Easy Being Green By Dev Richards Jun 6, 2014 There's no shortage of green metaphors in Humboldt County. There's the easy go-to of our green economy,

[EVDL] EVLN: KS City Minddrive Ghia EV conversion's “Raise Your Hand” e-tour

2014-06-07 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://pvpost.com/2014/06/06/sm-east-students-wrapping-up-drive-down-california-coast-in-electric-car-they-helped-refurbish-28392 SM East students wrapping up drive down California coast in electric car they helped refurbish by Jay Senter · June 6, 2014 [image

[EVDL] EVLN: €35k Mini Superleggera Vision e-Roadster @Italy's Villa d’Este

2014-06-07 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Stylish and unique concept EV http://www.superyachts.com/luxury/mini-unveil-concept-roadster-at-villa-deste-in-italy-2574.htm Mini Unveil Concept Roadster at Villa d’Este in Italy June 1, 2014 [images http://www.superyachts.com/syv2/newsimages/585/290/90/c/25ba/cms/luxury_style/7853.jpg Mini

[EVDL] Newswires links@the bottom, changes to match rapidly growing market

2014-06-07 Thread brucedp5 via EV
I am glad to see that many have recognized that even though the subject of the EVLN post I made may not be to their liking, that by opening and looking at the bottom of the post, they find links to more stories to explore (like finding the toy at the bottom of a kid's happy meal). [Sidebar:

[EVDL] EV4sale: Actor Ed Begley's 2002 RAV4-EV-gen1 on eBay

2014-06-07 Thread brucedp5 via EV
New NiMH pack in 2011, 119k mi, comes with all service history *See ebay listing URL below http://www.autoevolution.com/news/ed-begley-s-toyota-rav4-ev-is-up-for-sale-82232.html Ed Begley's Toyota RAV4 EV is Up for Sale by Gabriel Brindusescu 7th June 2014 [image

[EVDL] EVLN: 6 DIY electric bicycle conversion tips insights (video)

2014-06-08 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/6-DIY-electric-bike-conversion-tips.html 6 DIY electric bike conversion tips and insights by Derek Markham May 27, 2014 [image / © Micah Toll http://media.treehugger.com/assets/images/2014/05/electric-bike-conversion-book.jpeg.662x0_q100_crop-scale.jpg DIY

[EVDL] EVLN: Greenfield, MA’s dicey drunk freakazoids unplugging EVs

2014-06-08 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'I have to sleep in my EV to keep them from unplugging me' % Another EV-Hate-Crime % http://www.recorder.com/home/12164112-95/greenfields-few-electric-car-charging-stations-in-need-of-tlc Greenfield’s few electric car charging stations in need of TLC By RICHIE DAVIS June 3, 2014 State House

[EVDL] EVLN: Zero MMX stealthy special-ops ecycles w/ swappable packs (video)

2014-06-09 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://defense-update.com/20140601_these-stealthy-bikes-are-made-for-special-ops.html These stealthy bikes are made for special ops Jun 1, 2014 [images http://defense-update.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/mmx_800.jpg The Zero MMX uses the Z-Force electrically powered powertrain with direct

[EVDL] EVLN: Zoe EV takes a 2k mile tour around the UK (video)

2014-06-09 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2014/06/04/renault-zoe-takes-on-2000-mile-tour-around-the-uk/ Renault Zoe takes on 2,000 mile tour around the UK by Faye Sunderland June 04, 2014 [image http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/cms-images/Renault-ZOE-2014.jpg Renault ZOE 2014

[EVDL] EVLN: Tesla Roadster's successor due in ~2019

2014-06-10 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://driving.ca/tesla/roadster/auto-news/news/tesla-roadster-successor-due-as-early-as-2019 Tesla Roadster successor due as early as 2019 June 4, 2014 By Nick Tragianis [image http://wpmedia.driving.ca/2014/06/tesla2_24356424.jpg ] Tesla is reportedly working on a successor to its

[EVDL] EVLN: Nissan to Launch unique Leaf EV version in Mexico June 30

2014-06-11 Thread brucedp5 via EV
“We need to teach the electric car to speak Spanish” http://www.automotiveworld.com/news-releases/nissan-becomes-first-company-sell-100-electric-vehicle-mexico/ Nissan becomes the first company to sell a 100% electric vehicle in Mexico 05 Jun 2014 [image

[EVDL] Compliance Cars : EVLN: 2015 Kia Soul EV ...

2014-06-11 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Compliance Car is not a phrase automakers would use at all, nor in the copy they give writers to use (the automaker's staff do the writing-work for the writers, and the writers tweak a few words and then take the credit for the piece). So, of course the newswire is not going to state the Soul EV

Re: [EVDL] Compliance Cars : EVLN: 2015 Kia Soul EV ...

2014-06-11 Thread brucedp5 via EV
IMO, it is too soon to make any decision on the Kia Soul EV which is based on one of their ice-model platforms, as it has not been released into buyers hands yet to get driver feedback on the EV. If you like that EV, I would wait until it is available and then join a Soul EV discussion forum

[EVDL] EVLN: Hertz not deriding Spark EV as nothing more than a compliance car

2014-06-12 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://gas2.org/2014/06/06/chevy-spark-ev-now-available-hertz-rental/ Chevy Spark EV Now Available as a Hertz Rental [2014/06/06] Hertz [image] Though some may deride it as nothing more than a compliance car, the Chevy Spark EV is among the most efficient and fun electric cars out there. Don’t

[EVDL] EVLN: 2014 Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive coming this summer r:100mi

2014-06-13 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/08/automobiles/autoreviews/electric-but-not-bragging-about-it.html?_r=0 Electric, but Not Bragging About It By BRADLEY BERMAN JUNE 6, 2014 [images http://static01.nyt.com/images/2014/06/08/automobiles/BCLASS/BCLASS-master675.jpg The 2014 Mercedes B-Class

[EVDL] EVLN: Several Tesla-S EV Software Hardware Updates Since 2012

2014-06-13 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1092515_tesla-model-s-electric-car-software-updates-since-2012 Tesla Model S Electric Car: Software Updates Since 2012 By David Noland Jun 6, 2014 [images] 2014 Tesla Model S While today's Tesla Model S electric car may look just the same as the first one

[EVDL] Patience grasshopper, charging: EVLN: Chicago quilter plugs-in ...

2014-06-13 Thread brucedp5 via EV
While I enjoyed my S10 Blazer EV ( brucedp.150m.com/blazer ) in the charging style Robert describes (L1 95+% of the time), I also had a 20kW combined charging ability for long trips: L1 2x 1.5kW + L2 2 2.5kW+ 2x 6kW). Long-time EV drivers have to understand new-EV-driver's perceived needs, and be

[EVDL] EV-tragedy: Youngster dies when a bus rams into her EV

2014-06-14 Thread brucedp5 via EV
State transport bus on a Bengaluru, India highway rammed into her EV http://wwv.asianage.com/columnists/indian-national-deathways-036 Indian National Deathways Jun 12, 2014 by Jayanthi Natarajan Accidents are neither one-off, nor sensational, nor very relevant till they happen to us. They are

[EVDL] EVLN: Kumho Tires' Wattrun EV tires bets big, Renault deal

2014-06-14 Thread brucedp5 via EV
A look at low-rolling resistance tires http://nwww.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20140528001320 Kumho Tires bets big on electric vehicle tires 2014-05-28 By Suk Gee-hyun [image http://res.heraldm.com/content/image/2014/05/28/20140528000710_0.jpg Kumho Tires’ electric car tire WATTRUN. (Kumho

[EVDL] EVLN: INR15Llakh Chevy Beat EV entering the Indian auto market

2014-06-15 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'Beat EV will have a similar configuration as the Spark EV' http://www.cartrade.com/blog/2014/greens/chevrolet-beat-ev-electric-648.html Chevrolet Beat - EV Electric June 02, 2014 by Eliza Lobo [image http://imagecdn2.cartrade.com/img/500/cars/Chervolet/Beat/Chevrolet-Beat-EV-Electric.jpg

[EVDL] EVLN: U.S. Americans will put ketchup on anything ... Fibers in EVs

2014-06-15 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% Whereas Canadians would rather hemp than tomato % http://blog.caranddriver.com/ford-and-heinz-look-at-tomatoes-and-ask-what-can-we-use-yah-fer/ Ford and Heinz Look at Tomatoes and Ask, “What Can We Use Yah Fer?” June 10, 2014 by Alexander Stoklosa [image

[EVDL] EVLN: C-Zero (iMiev) EV Silent, spacious and... well, insipid

2014-06-16 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% Accelerator hesitation makes the ice-leadfoot-writer diss the EV % http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/10/citroen_c_zero_electric_car_review/ By Simon Rockman 10 Jun 2014 [image http://regmedia.co.uk/2014/05/30/citroen_c-zero_outside_electricity_showroom.jpg All that electricity and

[EVDL] EVLN: Who Shared the Electric Car? Tesla open-source's their patents

2014-06-17 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Silicon Valley embraces moneymaking open-sourcing, Tesla deserves praise http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/currency/2014/06/elon-musk-shares-tesla-patents.html Who Shared the Electric Car? June 13, 2014 by Nicholas Thompson [image] CEO Musk Yesterday, one of the more interesting people in

[EVDL] EVLN: GM's Workplace Charging Etiquette Tips ...

2014-06-18 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% ?Biased? % http://thenewswheel.com/gm-recommends-workplace-charging-etiquette-tips/ GM Recommends Workplace Charging Etiquette Tips June 11, 2014 [image http://thenewswheel.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/EV-Charging.jpg (charging coupler) ] Last week, General Motors’ own blog, Fast Lane,

[EVDL] EVLN: 2013-14 Fiat 500e EV Recall Possible Coolant Leak, +Leaf Recall

2014-06-18 Thread brucedp5 via EV
196 2014 Nissan Leaf EVs Recalled For Inverter Replacement http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1092656_2013-2014-fiat-500e-electric-cars-recalled-for-possible-coolant-leak 2013-2014 Fiat 500e Electric Cars Recalled For Possible Coolant Leak By Stephen Edelstein Jun 11, 2014 [images

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: GM's Workplace Charging Etiquette Tips ...

2014-06-18 Thread brucedp5 via EV
If I remember correctly, Mike's work is at the hp in Boise, ID. His description of their inter-coworker cooperation and communication reminds me of what hp was when I worked for them for 25 years. Its nice to know his site still seems to operate using Bill and Dave's old-school methods, whereas

[EVDL] EVLN: Huge $aving$ is driving Norway's electric car boom

2014-06-19 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/motoring/motoring-news/saving-money-not-the-environment-is-driving-norways-electric-car-boom-9537737.html Saving money not the environment is driving Norway's electric car boom by Jamie Merrill 15 June 2014 [image] With a population of only five

[EVDL] EVLN: Leaf eNV200 Become Futuristic Attack EVs On Ultraman (video)

2014-06-19 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% Video sez a win-win: Nissan EV advert, TV show zaps bad guys w/ power 'coming out' from front EVSE couplers, autonomous-EVs come when summoned, toy-deal generates $ and plants EVs in kids' minds, +more %

[EVDL] EVLN: Blood Shed Motors' Black Zombie electric Mustang (videos)

2014-06-20 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Blood Shed: a John Plasma Boy Wayland Mitch Medford collaboration http://green.autoblog.com/2014/06/19/black-zombie-electric-mustang-launches-blood-shed-motors-video/ Black Zombie electric Mustang launches Blood Shed Motors [w/videos] By Domenick Yoney Jun 19th 2014 Hemmings Daily [images

[EVDL] EVLN: EV Love Fest, Tesla EV makers Are Having Collaboration Talks

2014-06-20 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Tesla is speaking to 'EVs are here to stay'-aware automakers http://www.carbuzz.com/news/2014/6/15/BMW-and-Tesla-Are-Having-an-EV-Love-Fest-7720873/ BMW and Tesla Are Having an EV Love Fest by Jay Traugott Jun 15, 2014 [images http://db.carbuzz.com/images2/40/3000/700/403762.jpg

[EVDL] EVLN: Look ma, no driver ... Nanyang Tech U's self-driving nEV

2014-06-21 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/more-lifestyle-stories/story/look-ma-no-driver-20140615 Look ma, no driver Jun 15, 2014 by Kezia Toh [image / LIM SIN THAI

[EVDL] EVLN: EKM submeter sez Tesla-S EV is only 85% efficient

2014-06-21 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.teslarati.com/ekm-digital-submeter-measures-ev-charging-efficiency/ Electric vehicle owners may now know that 10-12% of drawn electricity is lost during the charging process when AC is converted to DC Jun 16, 2014 [images

[EVDL] EVLN: e-NV200 electric van begins new U.S. trial in Portland, OR

2014-06-22 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://evfleetworld.co.uk/news/2014/Jun/Nissan-e-NV200-electric-van-begins-new-U-S-trial/0438014962 Nissan e-NV200 electric van begins new U.S. trial by Alex Grant 16 Jun 2014 [image http://evfleetworld.co.uk/news/2014/Jun/images/0438014962-3359-nissan_e_nv200_12_jpg-320.jpg The e-NV200

[EVDL] EVLN: MiEV Evolution III Electric Racer's Assault on Pikes Peak

2014-06-22 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% Watch last year's video below % http://www.themotorreport.com.au/59147/mitsubishi-to-launch-all-electric-assault-on-pikes-peak Mitsubishi To Launch All-Electric Assault on Pikes Peak Tony O'Kane | Jun 16, 2014 [images

[EVDL] EVLN: Nissan e-NV200 e-Van Adds Thermal Pack Conditioning (video)

2014-06-23 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'Air-conditioning routes cool air through the pack when needed' http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1092763_nissan-e-nv200-electric-van-battery-adds-thermal-conditioning Nissan e-NV200 Electric-Van Battery Adds Thermal Conditioning By John Voelcker Jun 17, 2014 [images

[EVDL] EVLN: Self-parking inductive-charging Fit EV (video)

2014-06-23 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'Driver uses a smartphone to instruct EV to drive into the garage' http://www.rte.ie/news/special-reports/2014/0617/624489-self-parking-e-cars-tested-in-japan/ Self-parking e-cars tested in Japan 17 June 2014 [images http://img.rasset.ie/00091890-642.jpg Researchers say the system would be

[EVDL] EVLN: Carice Mk1 Netherlands' plastic-bodied e-Porsche-356 lookalike

2014-06-24 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.worldcarfans.com/114061876926/carice-mk1-is-a-350-kg-plastic-bodied-electric-porsche Carice Mk1 is a 350 kg plastic-bodied electric Porsche 356 lookalike from The Netherlands By Adrian Padeanu [Jun 18, 2014] caricecars.com , telegraaf.nl [image

[EVDL] EVLN: VW E-Golf EVs being made on Wolfsburg.de production line (video)

2014-06-24 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://green.autoblog.com/2014/06/12/watch-the-vw-e-golf-get-made/ Watch the VW E-Golf get made By John Beltz Snyder Jun 12th 2014 [images http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/3708ccf17fcb5567f63101a6d6374242/200267589/Screen+Shot+2014-06-12+at+11.34.04+AM.png volkswagen e-golf production

[EVDL] EVLN: DeSaulnier’s road-tax bill SB-1077 CA residents should examine

2014-06-24 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'Denver road-tax proposals' http://fox40.com/2014/06/23/bill-would-explore-gas-tax-replacement-for-california/ Bill Would Explore Gas Tax Replacement For California by Lonnie Wong [2014/06/23] SACRAMENTO- A proposal for state transportation officials to examine alternatives to California’s

[EVDL] EVLN: I Want An EV Instead Of A 2015 Mustang-ice What both cars mean

2014-06-25 Thread brucedp5 via EV
I still love you Ford, and you almost had me ... http://gas2.org/2014/06/20/op-ed-why-i-now-want-a-tesla-instead-of-the-2015-mustang/ Op-Ed: Why I Now Want A Tesla Instead Of The 2015 Mustang by Christopher DeMorro [2014/06/20] [image

[EVDL] EVLN: Butch vs Femme What your greener-ride says about you

2014-06-25 Thread brucedp5 via EV
'Nissan Leaf EV versus Dodge Ram 1500 Eco-ice truck' % Writer's views are not-winning TX a Tesla Gigaplant % http://www.dallasvoice.com/butch-vs-femme-5-10174678.html Butch vs. Femme 20 Jun 2014 by CASEY WILLIAMS [image http://www.dallasvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/auto.jpg

[EVDL] EVhousing: Electric Car Ready Townhome, Apt, Studio, Cabana

2014-06-25 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% while I was searching, I came across several craigslist housing listings touting how EV friendly they were. Several of these listings were ended by the lister (assume it was rented), so below is only the ones that were viable at the time of the searches. Clearly, the EV movement has matured

[EVDL] EVs4sale: Fiero Rampage Porsche VW Opel Focus Leaf Tesla-S

2014-06-27 Thread brucedp5 via EV
Fiero Electric Vehicle Project 16 hours ago ... About 50% complete Fiero electric vehicle conversion project. Based on a solid, rust free 1987 V6 Fiero SE from Arizona with 39k miles. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/4537738056.html Custom 1983 Dodge Rampage EV electric vehicle 17 hours

[EVDL] Free donor: 2000 Hyundai Accent Hatchback GS in Santa Clara, CA

2014-06-27 Thread brucedp5 via EV
[reference http://electric-vehicle-discussion-list.413529.n4.nabble.com/Re-Delivery-Status-Notification-Failure-tp4670130.html ] Monica, has a 2000 Hyundai Accent Hatchback GS donor that is free to a person that is going to convert it to an EV. You come pick it up. Details she provided:

[EVDL] EVLN: $5k Kiwi converted motorcycle ready for racing @Ruapuna, NZ

2014-06-28 Thread brucedp5 via EV
''We just like to go fast,'' ts:130+kph http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/motorsport/10191101/Electric-bike-ready-for-racing-debut Electric bike ready for racing debut WILL HARVIE 24/06/2014 [image http://static2.stuff.co.nz/1403520872/172/10191172.jpg Electric motorbike / DEAN KOZANIC/ Fairfax

[EVDL] EVLN: Electricity is stable, while gasoline price$ fluctuate wildly

2014-06-28 Thread brucedp5 via EV
An EV is incredibly simple in comparison to an ice http://winchester.wickedlocal.com/article/20140403/NEWS/140408477 Electric cars: Electrics go luxe By Melissa Erickson Apr. 3, 2014 [image http://winchester.wickedlocal.com/storyimage/WL/20140403/NEWS/140408477/EP/1/1/EP-140408477.jpg $100k

[EVDL] EVLN: MG EV concept UK first drive review r:~71mi

2014-06-29 Thread brucedp5 via EV
MG's EV is based on parent company SAIC's Roewe E50 http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/mg-motor/mg3/first-drives/mg-ev-concept-uk-first-drive-review MG EV concept UK first drive review 24 June 2014 [images http://images.cdn.autocar.co.uk/sites/autocar.co.uk/files/mg-ev-concept-1-14.jpg MG's

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