March 2014 Blog Posts (3)

San Diego to the Arctic Circle

I've finally found time to document my 2013 expedition: A Smart car trip from San Diego, California to the Arctic Circle (and back). 

The details and lots of photos are found on this link:…

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Added by Kent W. Bridges on March 27, 2014 at 3:32pm — 4 Comments

My 2014 4th Smart Car

I recently purchased my fourth Smart car. Had a 2009,leased a 2013 and later purchased a 2013. I am an elderly car enthusiast and during my working days, drove Volkswagen Beetles. These cars are absolutely perfect for my retired lifestyle. I live in a very small town that has been on the Jennie-O turkey commercial. It is around 20 miles from big city life except when about 1000 bicycler arrive on Thursdays in the summer to have a good time and commraderie. I don't usually post on forums but…

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Added by Joe LaSala on March 18, 2014 at 12:42pm — 1 Comment

Extending EV Drive Ranges, "To Do or Die" The viability battle ensues!!!!!

The verdict is in, the short term solution to long range EV's is not in advancing battery technologies. What most don't realize is the advent of EV's in broad markets can be a double edge sword ready to cut EV production at it's inception. The problem? limited battery run times are not expected to allow the EV to compete with combustion engine drive ranges any time soon. The solution? Industry must look beyond evolving the battery; a slow and unpredictable route for EV's. If we are to see a…

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Added by New EV on March 4, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

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