Posted in December 2012

My 1 Year Battery Check

Last week I took my Nissan Leaf in for its first of three annual battery checks. While owning an electric vehicle (EV) means there’s minimal maintenance required, the battery check is one of those very important minimal maintenance requirements. It’s basically a test to gauge how you are using the battery – charging, discharging (driving), … Continue reading

Bad Karma: Part II

In my first post on this blog, I “reviewed” the Fisker Karma, a Plugin Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV). The post, while recognizing some unique design and build features, was largely bearish on the car; citing the exorbitant cost and limited electric range among other things, that make the car a poor ambassador for electrified vehicles. … Continue reading