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Posts by Chris Neff

2 years ago

Behind The Scenes Of Leilani Munter’s Surprise Tesla Model S Ride With 16-Year-Old Maxwell

Hopefully by now you have heard of the story about Leilani Munter surprising a 16 yr old EV advocate (soon to be Eagle Scout) by showing up to an interview and whisking him off for a ride in not one but two Tesla. Model S 85 and then a P85D….

3 years ago

BMW i3 REx In Real-World Use

Today I got to experience the REx in the wild. What I mean by that is I actually needed it. I experienced the REx twice before but those were not when I needed it. One was driving around town and letting the battery drain low enough for the REx to…

3 years ago

BMW i3 REx Review After 1,000 Miles

I’m just past the 1,000-mile mark in my BMW i3 and I’m really enjoying the car.  It has not been all EV bliss though, as I have had some software glitches along the way, like a rolling reboot. With that said, I have no regrets and I’m confident these software…

3 years ago

Owner Review: BMW i3 REx Likes/Dislikes

BMW i3 – Second impressions… I say second impressions because it is not my first stint in the i3, my first was on a race track for 10 hrs straight in a couple of pre-production units and I was thoroughly impressed. Now that I have my own, I’m even more…

3 years ago

EVolution: MiniE to BMW ActiveE to BMW i3

My introduction to EVs began back in the Summer of 2008 when I was lucky enough to be at an event with the AC Propulsion eBox, I even got a chance to drive it, though not very far or fast, it was enough for me to realize EVs were something…

4 years ago

Review From the Track: BMW i3 Gets Driven to the Limit by Pro Driver – I Ride Shotgun (w/video)

Taking the BMW i3 on a track…a real race track, riding with a professional driver at the absolute limit for a full day at Monticello Raceway in New York and having it all caught on video; all this is what was spinning around in my head days before the shoot…

4 years ago

2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Review: The Ideal Urban Electric (w/video)

This past June, the New Jersey Electric Auto Association, which I’m an active member of, put on a SmartED Test Drive event. So what is a SmartED?  Well, it is the all electric Smart car, manufactured by Daimler AG and ED stands for Electric Drive. History: First Generation Smart Electric…

4 years ago

Project To Map Out Restaurant Charging Stations Throughout US Needs Your Help

Editor’s Note: The post below is written by Chris, an electric vehicle enthusiast/BMW ActiveE driver/and friend of InsideEVs.  We’ve offered our InsideEVs platform to assist Chris in the incredibly difficult task of attempting to locate charging stations at restaurants throughout the US.  Chris needs your help to map out as…