Jered Sneesby and his 2014 BMW i3 REx
The Owner/Driver Name: Jered Sneesby Occupation: Civil engineer Location: Sacramento, CA The Vehicle Year/make/model: 2014 BMW i3 REx (with range extender) Type: The BMW i3 is available as a fully battery-electric vehicle, but adding the range-extending gasoline engine (as my car has) makes it a plug-in hybrid. The REx…
Edgar and Julie Wong-Chen: 2018 Nissan Leaf
The Owner/Driver Name: Edgar and Julie Wong-Chen Occupation: Researcher Location: Davis, CA The Vehicle Year/make/model: 2018 Nissan Leaf Type: All-electric Range: 151 miles MPGe: 112 MSRP*: $29,900 Time owned: 0.5 years *When new, at time of model release The Experience What made you decide to go electric and how did you decide…
Mollie D’Agostino and her 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid
The Owner/Driver Name: Mollie D’Agostino Occupation: Policy Director, 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program Location: Davis, CA The Vehicle Year/make/model: 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid Type: Plug-in hybrid Range: 26 miles (battery only); 560 (battery + gas) MPGe: 105 MSRP*: $27,900 Time owned: <1 year *When new, at time of model release. The Experience…
Ying Wu and family and their 2017 Chrysler Pacifica
The Owner/Driver Name: Ying Wu Occupation: Health-related Location: Davis, CA The Vehicle Year/make/model: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Type: Plug-in hybrid Range: 33 miles (battery only); 570 (battery + gas) MPGe: 84 MSRP*: $41,995–$44,995 Time owned: 1 year *When new, at time of model release. The Experience…
Suresh Ram and his 2017 Chevrolet Bolt
The Owner/Driver Name: Suresh Ram Occupation: Program Manager Location: Davis, CA The Vehicle Year/make/model: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt Type: All-electric Range: 238 miles MPGe: 119 MSRP*: $36,620–$40,905 Time owned: <1 year *When new, at time of model release. The Experience What made you decide to go…
Diana Lucas and her 2014 Ford CMax Energi
The Owner/Driver Name: Diana K.I. Lucas Occupation: Retired Location: Davis, CA The Vehicle Year/make/model: 2014 Ford CMax Energi Type: Plug-in hybrid Range: 20 miles (battery only); 550 (battery + gas) MPGe: 88 MSRP*: $31,635 Time owned: 3.5 years *When new, at time of model release….
5,000 Miles of Bolt Ownership
While I count myself a happy Bolt owner, I’ve also learned that being an early EV adopter comes with a lot of challenges, mostly in terms of the availability and functionality of charging infrastructure. Driving an EV—especially as your only vehicle—definitely requires you to be…
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Today, I took part in a #fridaysforfuture #climatestrike outside NSW Parliament house. Although I was 11hours ahead due to timezones, I striked in solidarity with young people all across the UK for their February 15th Youth Strike for Climate!