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Save 30% off your commute cost and decrease your stress level

Posted on:
Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
Author:
Ken

You can easily save 30% off your commute cost simply by driving slower. What does 30% mean to you? ┬áIf it means $30/month, that’s $360/year, or $3600 over the life of the car (assuming a 10 year life) I collected some driving and energy usage data in my electric MR2 and confirmed that by simply [...]

Posted in Efficiency, EV Club, MR2EV, Range | 2 Comments »

Made some new Friends at EAA Silicon Valley Chapter

Posted on:
Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Author:
Ken

Well, I’ve saved over $1400 in gas money driving my MR2 EV. The EV Club has been up since 7/15/2012 and has now over 50 members and 33 EVs. I’ve also donated my first month’s gas savings of $124.99 to a member, though the winner hasn’t claimed it yet. This past weekend, I shared my [...]

Posted in EV Club, MR2EV | 1 Comment »

Battery maintenance and donating gas savings follow-up.

Posted on:
Sunday, July 15th, 2012
Author:
Ken

Well, the consensus from polling other fellow EVer’s is that the loosening of the battery terminals is expected by should go away with time. It makes sense that as we torque the bolts on the terminals they will compress. Compression deformations that becomes permanent (rather than acting as a spring) will loosen the terminals over [...]

Posted in Batteries, EV Club, Maintanence, MR2EV | No Comments »

Saved over $1000 in gas money!

Posted on:
Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Author:
Ken

I’ve saved over $1000 in gas money driving my MR2 EV. It has become my primary mode of transportation during the week for my daily 50 mile commute. I also drive it to grocery shop on weekends, as long as both my wife and son are not with me. I am loving it! I’ve come [...]

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