If you want to understand how plugin hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) work in real life, join me on my long drive to work and back. Also, if you find this of interest you will likely be find useful information in our recent article and video “Is there a future for […]
Many Tesla fan boys will tell you that 110 volt charging (aka Level 1) that uses a standard household outlet is unacceptably slow. We show in the three videos below that while level one charging is not the best, it will be acceptable to most EV consumers: Tesla 110V Charging […]
There are many Bitcoin proponents and many more that see real value in ‘block chain’ technology so we enlisted the help our tech friends at URTech.ca to look into it further and help us explain the good, the bad and ugly of this new crypto-currency world. First, you need to […]
EV’s and their charging is certainly a misunderstood by many so we put together two, two minute videos to clear up the confusion. The first uses clips from a recent BBC Click episode explain how EV charging works today and second video demonstrates how home charging on a lowly 110 […]
If you are new to electric vehicles, the naming of hybrid and full EV’s can be confusing. For that matter, if you are not new to electric vehicles, the naming of hybrid and full EV’s can be confusing. I recently had a discussion with two Tesla owners who had no […]
Now that Mitsubishi is part of the Nissan Renault Alliance it is time to share parts, designs and advance into a brave new all electric world. In fact the new 2022 Nissan Pathfinder EV and Mitsubishi Outlander All EV have battery swap technology. This means their batteries can replaced in […]
What is a SPAC Special Purpose Acquisition Company & How Does It Differ From a Merger, Reverse Merger or Blank Cheque Company?
If you want to understand modern business, in particular EV, new energy and tech companies, you had better understand what a SPAC is. The world of finance used to be relatively simple. There were just three kinds of ownership structures: Sole proprietors One person running a company Partnerships Small group […]
In recent months there has been much talk of so called solid state batteries for use in electric vehicles (EV’s). However, most Solid State Battery engineering is not being done by the big automobile manufacturers like VW, Toyota and GM; mostly SSB’s are being developed by small design houses you […]
What is the “best” electric vehicle? That is a subjective question for sure, but using mass market proven components combined with a price regular people can actually afford are to of the most important parts of the formula. The Fisker Ocean EV will be the least expensive, highest quality electric […]
It should not have come as a surprise to us that several people have made snide comments about our review of General Motors new Ultium batteries but it did. So let us quickly clarify a few things. There is no suggestion that the GM’s Ultium EV battery packs will leap […]
As word spread last week that Tesla is likely to change to hexagonal from the cylindrical batteries it has used for a decade, GM that usurped the whole efficiency debate by showing off their innovative new flat pack batteries they call “Ultium”. They are higher density at a much lower […]
In a few recent interviews GM CEO Mary Barra has said that she does not see big returns in hybrids and wants to go directly to all electric vehicles. “…There is an inherent cost because you’ve got two powertrain system. And when you are a company that believes in the […]
Vibe Developments Chestermere Kinniburgh Phase 2 Open House. Developer Paresh Shukla from Vibe and Architect Suman Chakraborty from Arup Datta Architects provided most of the information and responded to most questions. Documents (plans, drawings, written explanations… ) are shown starting at minute 38. .
This is a 5 minute highlight reel of the 45 minute Ford Mustang Mach E announcement. It includes specifications, pictures, videos, electronics, test drives, interior, exterior, pricing, release date, over the air updates explained and much more.