Saturday, August 27, 2011

Volvo V60 PHEV | Fully Charged

A test drive in the diesel Volvo V60 plug in hybrid electric car. LIKE Fully Charged on Facebook @ www.fb.me Fully Charged Podcast on iTunes @ bit.ly Fully Charged is an online show hosted by Robert Llewellyn (Red Dwarf, Scrapheap Challenge, Carpool), which looks at why we need to change how we think about energy consumption now. From looking behind the myths of renewable energy, to seeking the truth about electric cars, Robert Llewellyn demonstrates what the future could have in store for us all.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhZa3mlOI3w&feature=youtube_gdata

Credit: fullychargedshow

Monday, August 22, 2011

Talk to EAASV

At last month’s Electric Automobile Association of Silicon Valley (http://www.eaasv.org) meeting, I offered to give a talk about my build at some point.  They asked me to give a talk at this month’s meeting which was this past weekend.  I wasn’t sure how long it’d go, and was somewhat scared that i’d get up there [...]

http://electriceptor.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/talk-to-eaasv/

Friday, August 19, 2011

GM to CA Volt drivers: “Oops, we did it again.”

For the second time, General Motors has sponsored a California bill that creates more problems than it solves and doesn’t support current Volt drivers (given the problems created, I’d still argue that, but…see update below). And without some eleventh-hour intervention, AB475 is going to pass. As other states often follow California’s lead, the perils of this [...]

http://evchels.wordpress.com/2011/08/19/gmcharging/

Monday, August 15, 2011

Maker Faire

A few weekends my brother and I attended one of the few Maker Faire’s presented by Maker Magazine in Detroit Michigan. The Fair was a huge success, the great weather brought out thousands of people throughout the 2 day event. I got to meet many fellow EV builders and enthusiasts, robot builders, and general “makers” [...]

http://experimentalev.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/maker-faire/

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Top Gear Eco Rally | Fully Charged

Watch this one! A run down of recent events and a brief report form this years ECO rally. LIKE Fully Charged on Facebook @ www.fb.me Fully Charged Podcast on iTunes @ bit.ly Fully Charged is an online show hosted by Robert Llewellyn (Red Dwarf, Scrapheap Challenge, Carpool), which looks at why we need to change how we think about energy consumption now. From looking behind the myths of renewable energy, to seeking the truth about electric cars, Robert Llewellyn demonstrates what the future could have in store for us all.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spJ5I1S6wr8&feature=youtube_gdata

Credit: fullychargedshow