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In Which We Conclude Our Trip
With introspective retrospection, we consider the effects of our trip on transportation in this country
In Which We Admire the Consistency of Our Electric Motor
Our tiny EV may not be the strongest car on the road, but it may well be one of the most consistent
In Which We Rely on the Kindness (and Electricity) of Remote Western Strangers
EVs like ours are actually more convenient to recharge out in the wild, largely unpopulated west than a gas-powered--or even traditional electric--car
In Which We Ponder the Trap of “Something for Nothing” Thinking
If you want the results, you still have to do the work
In Which We Battle the Obstacles of Range and Recharge Times
There are two challenges that pure electric vehicles will have to overcome before there’s any chance of them gaining acceptance...
In Which We Ponder the Future of Small American Towns
We could live here, if only there was 3G
In Which We Examine the Value of Trains and Cars
In eastern Kansas, our route took us parallel to a major east-west train track for many miles. Long freight trains...
In Which We Discover the Nuances of Efficient Driving
Always remember to check tire pressure. ALWAYS
Automatic Streetlamps Switch On When Cars Pass, Switch Off When Traffic Ceases
In a huge city, lighting the streets is a necessary but pricey precaution. Pedestrians and motorists are no doubt safer...
Your Set-Top Box Is Murdering Your Electric Bill. Here’s What You Can Do
A study says your DVR and cable box draws more power than your fridge or air conditioner