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Shalom Better Place, Shalom Tesla

More bad news on the EV front as unfortunately Project Better Place pulls the plug. We are sure the decision by Project Better Place to file for liquidation, which was announced on Sunday, wasn’t an easy one. We loved the ideals, mantra, and people at Better Place – although we always doubted the business acumen surrounding the concept. We guess Israel just wasn’t the promised land for Better Place. Read more

Tesla vs NY Times

Tesla vs NY Times

The Elon Musk (Tesla) vs John M. Broder (New York Times) saga still rumbles on quietly. Musk accuses Broder of sabotaging the road test. Broder claims he drove normally. Tesla revealed all media test cars are equipped with data logging technology that allows the company to monitor vehicles – blame Top Gear – LOL. Read more

Audi R8 E-Tron: Electric Vehicle Limitations

Electric Vehicle Limitations

The simple truth is that presently EVs are not a comprehensive solution for all our transportation needs, instead it’s an option that will satisfy only some of our basic requirements. Current Electric Vehicle (EV) limitations are beyond obvious. The challenges of short ranges, long charge times, and hefty price tags indicate that answering the “How far, how long, how much?” EV riddle is still a complex one. As in: – How far can I drive my EV on a single charge? – How long does it take to completely charge my EV? – How much does my EV cost me? Read more

Electric Vehicle Insurance

Electric Vehicle Insurance

One of the main problems with electric vehicles (EVs) has always been the price. Rechargeable battery technology has seen a lot of improvement, but still remains a large chunk of vehicle price. It seems like there is another EV cost that some haven’t considered…insurance. Early adopters of EVs have to pay a premium to purchase their chosen car, but some are reaping unexpected savings on their insurance bills. Obviously insurance premiums vary widely based on driving history and local crime and vehicle theft rates, but owners of lower segmentation EVs such as the Nissan Leaf can generally expect a lower insurance premium. Read more