EV Articles by Paul Gipe

I’ve pulled together all my articles on EVs and driving electric under one heading–as much for my own benefit as for the benefit of readers.

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Why We Went Electric

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Paul Gipe

We’d been planning to buy a plug-in hybrid for some time. Just seemed to make so much sense on so …

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Why We Chose a Nissan Leaf for Our EV

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Paul Gipe

It was fairly simple really. Tesla was out. Too much money. At more than 100,000 the Tesla is well out …

Our 2015 Nissan Leaf Getting A Jolt Of Juice.

Ollie’s Electric Car Pledge and Our Move to an EV

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Paul Gipe

It worked. Ollie Danner’s Electric Car Pledge and his organizational skills are the reason we’re now driving an EV or …

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Electric Car Notes by Paul Gipe 05: Chevy Volt Test Drive

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Paul Gipe

Technically, the Volt is a plug-in hybrid, not a pure electric. GM prefers to call it an “extended-range electric” because …