Author: Stuart Unger

Bye Bye, Bolt

After six years, the Chevy Bolt EV and Bolt EUV will soon be retired. While it wasn’t smooth sailing for all of those six years, the Bolt EV was the first mass-market long-range EV for Chevy, and it has some very loyal owners. Early on, there was the minor issue … [continued]

Saying Goodbye To Betty

My dad always said that a car is good for getting you from point A to point B. And by saying that, he was imparting the wisdom that historically cars aren’t an investment, but just a modern necessity for many to take them around safely to work, home, around town, … [continued]

EVs & Solar

EVs and solar panels go together like peanut butter and jelly. One thing I’ve noticed in the eight years since starting Evolve KY, Kentucky’s non-profit electric vehicle group, is that typically those with EVs want rooftop solar and those with solar want an EV. So you put those two together … [continued]

Tesla Semi — 10-4, Good Buddy?

The first deliveries of the Tesla Semi were made last Thursday evening to a good amount of fanfare at Tesla’s factory in Sparks, Nevada. The Tesla Semi was first unveiled as a prototype in 2017. Five long years later, the first deliveries took place, ending with Tesla handing over the … [continued]

Gen Z & EVs

One thing not talked about much in the electric vehicle space is demographics. I recently had the opportunity to talk to four 20-year-olds for for my podcast, “Stu’s EV Universe,” to discuss their take on the future of transportation. My guests were Eden, Dylan, Kelly, and Spencer. Two of them … [continued]

Cleaning Up The Oil In Parking Spots — Forever

Through Evolve KY, Kentucky’s nonprofit electric vehicle group, one of the things I do is install Level 2 community EV chargers. In the approximately 7 years we’ve been around, we’ve installed about 125 chargers at 60 locations throughout Kentucky and neighboring states. They’re in places like parks, farmers’ markets, coffee … [continued]