San Francisco EV Owner Mines Cryptocurrency Using Free Electricity

Youtube personality Siraj Raval converted his Tesla EV into a mining rig, allowing him to use a free re-charge deal to mine cryptocurrency.

EV Chargers To Be Separately Metered

From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT By Paul Homewood  A few weeks ago, the government announced plans for new regulations, requiring domestic electric car chargers be programmed only…

I-95 Ice Storm Overnight Traffic Jam – Imagine you were Stuck in an EV

An ice storm and accident stranded drivers in freezing conditions on the Virginia I-95 overnight on Monday. My question – what would have happened if they were all driving electric…

2021: The Year the Electric Vehicle Batteries Burned

Are electric vehicles inherently unsafe? This is a question more people may be asking, as realisation grows that 2021 was a horror year for battery fire vehicle recalls.

Lithium Turmoil: Chilean President Gabriel Boric Squeezing Miners

Interesting times for green leaders like President Biden and UK PM Boris Johnson; As the green revolution drives up prices, freshly elected far left Chilean President Gabriel Boric has shaken…

Biden EPA Mandates New Regulations To Force Electric Vehicle Transition

The action Monday is the latest move in the Biden administration’s crusade against climate change which aims to lean heavily on pushing Americans to buy electric vehicles.

The Looking Glass World Of “Climate Injustice” — Part III

From the MANHATTAN CONTRARIAN December 12, 2021/ Francis Menton In our wacky world where almost nothing makes sense any more, there is no shortage of examples of politicians, let alone self-important…

Business Insider: ‘Electric Vehicles Won’t Save Us — We Need to Get Rid of Cars Completely’

Reposted from Climate Depot Paris Marx writing in Business Insider: “Making transit available within a 10-minute walk of people’s homes would not only encourage its use and create tens of…

E-Vehicle Woes: German Cities Remove E-Buses From Service After Bursting In Flames: “Fire Hazard”

Even after years of fine-tuning, electric vehicle manufacturers still seem unable to get e-vehicle technology to work as safely as it needs to for personal and public transportation.

EV buyer’s beware – fires, scarce charging times, and parking restrictions

The many items for potential EV buyer’s to be aware of such as potential fires, reductions in available changing times, and parking restrictions, may not bode well for the optimistic…

GM Warns Chevy Bolt Owners Not to Park Within 50ft of Anything You Care About

In the wake of a series of severe battery fires, General Motors has just issued a safety recommendation not to park your Chevy Bolt within 50ft of other vehicles, in…

UK: E-car chargers will turn off to prevent blackouts

This new regulation is a clear admission that government is now seriously concerned about grid capacity and blackouts. I suspect there will be many more measures to come designed to…

EV Battery Fires do not bode well for projected sales

Germany was the first country to go “green”, and now they, not California, are setting the trend of not allowing EV’s to park in confined spaces.

Electric vehicle fire catastrophe: It is not a matter of if, but when

We should be forward-thinking in the prevention of a looming tragedy and consider doing what two towns in Bavaria did after the horrific German bus station inferno: completely ban all-electric vehicles from…

GM recall of Chevy Bolts will cost $1.8bn

The latest recall will cost the company about $1 billion, bringing the total cost of the Bolt battery recalls to $1.8 billion.

Using Your EV Charge Card

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach People keep talking about how as electric cars become cheaper, more people will use them. But what they keep ignoring is that they are totally…

UK MPs Condemn Government’s 2030 Ban on New Fossil Fueled Car Sales and The Ill-Informed Push for Us All to Drive Electric

In producing probably one of the most authoritative reports on the subject ever written, we have listened to thousands of road users, from cyclists, bikers, motorists, through to our vital…

171 Scientists: CO2 Budget Of Electric Mobility “Twice As Big As Assumed” By European Leaders

Co-signatory Thomas Koch of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology told Germany’s BILD: “We stand by the Green Deal, the CO2 reduction. But we appeal to the EU Commission to acknowledge…

Electric-Bus Inferno In Hanover-Germany…Explosive Fire Causes “Millions In Damages”

Although fires can happen anywhere, they become critical and dangerous when e-vehicles are involved. An affected battery acts as a powerful fire accelerant due to a chain reaction and must…

EV Growth Projections May Go Bust

With a simple stroke of the pen, Governor Newsom believes he has the power to change the lifestyles of all California residents, and control the supply-demand balance for societies and…

Get Ready for the Ride of Your Life – Waymo Autonomous Taxi Escapes Handlers

Citizen reporter Joel Johnson documenting some of his hair raising experiences in San Francisco robot taxicabs. Includes video.

Bitcoiner Weighs in on Electric Cars Saving the Planet

It is interesting to see views on mitigation policies from outside our community. And by community we mean both sides arguing over the topic of AGW for years.

EV’s not family workhorses, but short range second cars

In a recent Los Angeles Times article, citing Edmunds data, The number of battery-electric models available more than doubled from 2018 to 2019, but EV sales budged in the wrong…

The Dawn Of The E-Vehicle Battery Environmental Disaster …Discarded Even Sooner Than Expected

“We would never have imagined the quantities that would accumulate after such a short time,” says Schmidt. His company alone and competitor Duesenfeld, both of which specialize in recycling car…