Are you ready to make a statement about your concern for the environment? Are you interested in ditching your traditional gas-guzzler in favor of a more environmentally friendly car? Have confusion about the different types of electric vehicles got you down? Fear not dear reader, we have you covered. Today we will take a look at the different types of electric vehicles and what … [Read more...] about Types of Electric Vehicles Explained: EV, HEV, and PHEV
We here at enrg.io love everything Tesla as we've stated before. While we can't all be lucky enough to own one, I think it's fair to say that anyone with any interest in all-electric vehicles (EVs) can appreciate the excellent work Elon Musk and his company have done. Tesla has advanced EV technology significantly and I dare say made owning one "cool." Let's face it, as great … [Read more...] about Tesla Powerwall Specs: What You Need to Know
Tesla owners are an interesting bunch, as seemingly disproportionate amount of them become unofficial brand ambassadors. That is, they volunteer their time to further the Tesla Mission. Tesla's mission, for those unfamiliar, is not to build the most popular electric vehicle. It's not to be the most profitable. It's not to put Ford, Chevy, or BMV out of business. Simply put, … [Read more...] about How Tesla Owners Become Brand Ambassadors
We here at enrg.io love the BMW i3. While there have been a few complaints, most notably about the car's air conditioning system and tires, most reviews for the i3 have been overwhelmingly positive. I especially like the body design of the i3. It's well...different and that's a good thing in my opinion. Call me crazy but I think the suicide doors are actually really cool. They … [Read more...] about BMW i3 Charging Time on 110v
Deciding which options you can't live without is one of the toughest parts about shopping for a new car. Do I need the spoiler? The 24 inch rims? The undercoating to prevent rust damage? Probably not. Still, selecting options can be a whole lot of fun. It can also be an exercise that results in spending way too much money. In an effort to help you strike a balance between … [Read more...] about Tesla PUP (Premium Upgrade Package) – What’s Included and Is It Worth the Cost?
Remember Captain Planet and the Planeteers? I used to love that show. It was only on TV for about three years but there were some great lessons to be learned from the show about environmental issues. While my wife won't let me have a blue mullet or wear red tights, I consider myself to be somewhat of an eco-warrior. I try to reduce my carbon footprint as much as possible and I … [Read more...] about Eco Mode – When to Use It and How It Works
There is something to the question "have you rebooted your machine?" despite it being the butt of every joke about an IT help desk. Computers are complex machines. A simple reboot may be just the ticket to correct unusual behavior. If you have been wondering how to reboot your Tesla Model S, look no further. First, let's consider some reasons why you may want to reboot your … [Read more...] about How To Reboot Your Tesla Model S
If you're a car aficionado you probably look for any excuse to upgrade your ride. I can relate. If I weren't forced to spend my money on silly things like food, clothing, and shelter, I'd be right there with you. Perhaps I just need to make more money. At any rate, rims for your wheels are one of the most popular accessories out there. I confess that I have stopped and admired … [Read more...] about Honda Clarity Rims – Best Places to Buy Them
The Chevy Volt is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) that was manufactured by General Motors from 2010 to 2019. In addition to North American markets, GM also produced slightly modified versions of the Volt for Australia, China, and much of Europe. In November of 2018, Chevrolet announced that they would be discontinuing the Volt in favor of more all-electric models. The … [Read more...] about Can the Chevy Volt Factory 120v Charger Be Plugged Into 240v?
French automaker Renault is not on par with Ford or Toyota as a household name in the U.S. The company suspended sales of their cars in 1987 after selling its share of the American Motor Company to Chrysler. While we yanks may not have the privilege of driving one, Renault's cars are EXTREMELY popular in Europe. Renault released the third generation of its all-electric Zoe line … [Read more...] about Renault Zoe Service Cost: Everything You Need to Know