Starving the Big Oil Beast, 1 electric vehicle at a time

One of the biggest reasons I drive electric, and have been doing so for nearly six years, is to stick it to Big Oil. Big Oil destroys the air we breathe, the planet we live on and human and environmental health. It does so all in the name of generating as much profit as it can -- for as long as it can, regardless of the consequences on humanity, both present, and future, as well as on other living beings on the planet.

Tire makers need to make better tires for electric cars

So, after writing a blog entry about my less than impressive experience with tire wear and electric car driving across the past four and a half years, I've got a cadre of "fans" in a Chevy Bolt Owner's Facebook Group who are saying -- many in very patronizing fashion -- that the problem with my Chevy Bolt tires is not the tires: It's me!

Denver to Santa Barbara in a Chevy Bolt: Day 2, Green River, Utah to Las Vegas

So, today was day two in our 1,200-mile journey from Denver to Santa Barbara in an all-electric Chevy Bolt. [Read about day one, Littleton, Colo. to Green River, Utah] Today proved that, yes, you can make it with an electric car on a long-distance road trip even when things go wrong/don't work out as planned -- but, honestly, the average person is not likely going to want to go through the kinds of things I, and my two daughters did, today on our long-distance leg of 400 miles from Green River, Utah to Las Vegas.