Posts Tagged electric vehicle

Regions Of New York

Lower Hudson Valley Warming Up To Electric Cars

LoHud is reporting the following electric vehicle information: “The number of electric cars and the charging stations that serve them is growing, and it’s picking up faster in the Lower Hudson Valley than almost anywhere else in the state.” According to the New York Power Authority, the breakdown for plug-in…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 7

I tried plugging in the 135i loaner I had a when my ActiveE was being serviced. That didn't work too well.

Electric Vehicle Owners Shun ICE Loaners

I’ve been lucky enough to own some spectacular cars in my life. Like most people, bringing my car in for service was never something I looked forward to. However one thing that I did like was when I got an interesting car as the service loaner. I remember one time…

2 months ago by Tom Moloughney 27

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Life360 App Goes Mobile in BMW i3 – Video

An app called Life360 is being integrated into the BMW i3s’ iDrive system. This app makes life easier by allowing one to keep track of and communicate with family members and by allowing the user to set a destination and or to enter a meet-up location. Over 30 million families…

8 months ago by Mike Anthony 1

3-phase 4 Pole Induction motor

Video: Primer on Tesla Model S Electric Motor

In this video from EdisonTechCenter, they explain in detail how the Tesla Model S operates using its 3-Phase, 4-Pole induction motor. The motor is roughly the size of a watermelon and, like all electric motors, has 100% torque ready to go at any time with no need to shift gears…

8 months ago by Mike Anthony 30

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Op Ed: Terminology Battle – EV vs Plug-In

Recently, InsideEVs posted an article on vandals targeting hybrids and EVs in LaJolla California. There was a lot of speculation on what sparked the vandalism, but one thing stood out around the conversation on the vandalism – the fact that a large group of people do not separate hybrid electric vehicles…

9 months ago by Mark Hovis 37

Austrian Post Fleet

Austrian Post to Expand Electric Vehicle Fleet to 1,000

Postal delivery service is where it’s at for electric vehicles in Austria. Nearly one century ago, Austria deployed its first electric mail delivery vehicles.  Back then, the nation deployed 29 electric Daimler Tudor vehicles in 1913 Now, Austria Post is looking to once again bet big on electric vehicles for…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 5