Recently Kim Kommando (host of the weekly radio show bearing her name) wrote an article discussing the “One Huge Mistake People Make When Renting Cars.” In the article she explains that when you pair your cellphone with a rental car your cellphone number and call log are downloaded to the car and stays with it […]
BMW i3 – Is It Worth The Wait?
As the cost of gas in Germany rises to over €1.60 per liter ($8.00 per US gallon) it is no surprise that BMW and other European manufacturers are ramping up to manufacture electric cars. While gas prices aren’t nearly as high in the United States as in Germany (or Europe in general) electric car sales […]
Tesla vs. Fisker – Why Fisker Failed
Tesla appears to be doing the impossible; building electric cars and making a profit. While the Federal Government’s green policy is littered with failures such as Solyndra, A123, and Fisker they may have at least one astonishing success. Tesla Motors, recipient of a $456 million dollar government loan has not only paid the loan back, […]
2013 Nissan Leaf Price Falls
Suddenly the Nissan Leaf is the most affordable electric car in America… thousands of dollars less than its main competitors. Thanks to the introduction of the new Leaf “S” model and a price restructuring of the existing models, depending on where you live, a 2013 Leaf may cost less than $20,000. How can Nissan build […]
Renault Twizy – Is This a Car?
The Twizy has arrived in England. While it may sound like a variation on a party game it actually is, at least at first glance, an electric car. Recently released in England the Twizy is classified as a motorcycle for reasons not entirely clear. It has four wheels and can have two doors so it […]
Electric Rav4 Coming to California
Toyota Motors Corp. has announced that it plans to build an electric version of the Rav4. The proposed model will only be available in California and in very limited numbers. Toyota currently only plans on building 2600 of them over a 3-year period starting in the late summer of 2012. The Electric Rav4 will use […]