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10 Things To NOT Do In Your Tesla Model 3

March 14th, 2020 | by Iqtidar Ali

Today we're going to discuss the "things" that a Tesla Model 3 owner should not do to their car. To be clear, these are things that will not improve the ownership experience. These actions also will not extend the life of Model 3 components like the battery, seats, doors, and more


My Car Expenses The 15 Years Before Tesla

September 2nd, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

I've had an obsession with financial software for some time, something that I probably inherited from my father. I remember when we got our first Apple II in 1978 and he used it for investments and budgeting. When he moved to an IBM PC (which I bought for him at a discount since I was an IBM employee from 1984 to 1998), he fell in love with Managing Your Money. I moved to Quicken in the mid 1990s. I'm trying to spend less time tracking my finances and more time writing, so I'm moving to more cloud-based methods of tracking my finances. But I noticed that I had 15 years of data on my auto spending available as part of this obsession. I didn't have it easily tied to my 7 cars, but don't think of this as a review of any car, but as a general survey of the fuel, maintenance, and repair cost for 7 cars over about 400,000 miles


97% of Auto Mechanics Can’t Work on Electric Cars, New Report Concludes

December 10th, 2018 | by Jo Borrás

Recently published studies from the UK’s Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) revealed that as many as 97% of active auto mechanics aren’t qualified to work on electric cars. Worse, of that 3% of auto mechanics who are qualified, the vast majority of them are employed at manufacturer dealerships, presenting prospective EV buyers with very limited service options


6 Reasons Your Next Car Should Be Electric

January 29th, 2018 | by John Farrell

Originally published on ilsr.org. From ILSR’s newest report on electric vehicles, here are six reasons your next car should be electric: 1. [&hellip


Electric Car Savings Will Pay For Christmas & More

December 22nd, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

A New Go Ultra Low cost calculator finds that the typical 100% electric car in the UK could cost on average just 3p per mile to run. That is a notable bit of savings compared to 9p for the comparable diesel car. The first savings, in my experience, regard the smell, the lack of particulate exposure, and freedom from the filmy dirty feeling of gas in the car and in the air


Best Things About Electric Cars

January 27th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

In our 5th article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — [&hellip



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