Tom Moloughney, Contributor
Getting an opportunity to road test and review a Tesla Model 3 electric car has thus far proved a very difficult task.
Since the Model 3 launched in July, Tesla has only been delivering them to...
BMW i3 REx: owner's 3 years with range-extended electric car
This week, my 2014 i3 REx turned three years old; I picked it up on May 21, 2014. For the most part I’ve been very pleased with the car.
It’s definitely not perfect, but then again no...Tom Moloughney
Quick Chek convenience store tests Tesla Superchargers in NY's Hudson Valley
Not so long ago, gas stations and convenience stores seemed to be mutually exclusive businesses—you went to one, or you went to the other.
Today, many convenience chains only open new...Tom Moloughney
Charging etiquette for electric-car drivers: what you need to know
As electric-car adoption expands past early adopters into more general buyers, it may be difficult for public charging infrastructure to grow as fast as the number of electric vehicles on the road.
How to use $2 billion VW diesel fine for electric-car charging: advocate offers advice
The Volkswagen diesel emission scandal erupted last September, when the EPA formally issued a Notice of Violation to one of the world's three largest automakers for willfully violating U.S. emission...Tom Moloughney
How VW Can Atone For Diesel Deception: Electric-Car Advocate's Thoughts
The full impact of Volkswagen's diesel-emission cheating scandal has yet to be realized, but what it has apparently already admitted to doing could result in the largest civil fine ever levied by...Tom Moloughney
Last week at the DC Auto Show, BMW, Volkswagen, and ChargePoint jointly announced they would install about 100 DC fast chargers for electric cars.
Their goal is to create “Express Charging...
2014 BMW i3 REx: Range-Extended Electric Car Drive Report, By Very First Owner
This past Wednesday, May 21, I picked up my shiny new 2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car from JMK BMW in Springfield, New Jersey.
The car, in Laurel Grey, was the first range-extended i3...Tom Moloughney
Public Charging Stations For Electric Cars: Who Leads The Way?
For the majority of the general public to consider purchasing a fully electric car, they first want accessible public charge points located at or near places they frequent in their daily life.
BMW i Electric Cars To Tour The World Before Launch
Before the 2014 BMW i3 is officially launched as a production model, the innovative all-electric minicar is going on a whirlwind world tour--chaperoned by its more powerful, sexy, and sleek i8...Tom Moloughney
After 30 Months In A Mini E Electric Car, BMW ActiveE Coming Up
I took possession of my 2009 Mini E electric car (serial number 250) on June 12, 2009.
At the time, I signed up for a one year lease, which is all BMW was offering. It was made perfectly clear that...Tom Moloughney
Sneak Peek: BMW i3 And i8 U.S. Debut Before LA Auto Show
Yesterday afternoon, BMW hosted a Special Sneak Peek Preview Event of the BMW i3 and BMW i8 concept electric cars in New York. Both cars will make their official U.S. debut at next week's Los...Tom Moloughney
Are Public Charging Stations Really Needed for EV Deployment?
There's been a lot of discussion and consideration given to the topic of public charging stations for electric vehicles. The old "chicken verses egg" conundrum is called to mind as auto makers and...Tom Moloughney