Clarity Front
February 5, 2020 / 39 views / EV

Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

These days EV (Electric Vehicle) are being made by all companies to compete in the clean energy war. Many people need to drive long range and feel more comfortable having a hybrid (electric and gas motor) to be safe while traveling, I’ve looked at cars now called Plug-In Hybrid which have electric motor and gas […]

Button LED On
November 13, 2018 / 668 views / e-Golf | EV

Install Garage Opener Button (HomeLink) in e-Golf

Our 2017 e-Golf doesn’t come with HomeLink like most of the newer cars, I decided to put in a switch for activate the garage every time we leave the house and come home. We ordered a button with light indicator momentary switch, nice and small enough to fit one of the empty switch on the […]

2015 Red B Class Electric
November 12, 2018 / 121 views / EV

2015 MBZ B Class Electric

We bought a used 2015 MBZ B Class Electric with 15,500 miles. Instead of buying a new 2018 Leaf for $30000 – $7500 (Fed rebate) – $2500 (CA) = $20000, we decided the MBZ B Class is a better choice since the quality is better and we don’t really need the 150 miles range. This […]

12V Fuse Location
October 31, 2018 / 1,124 views / e-Golf | EV

No Power e-Golf 12V Socket

After using the air pump to fix the flat so many times, the 12V socket fuse was blown. I looked for the fuse box in the manual and it wasn’t clear on how to access and check the correct fuse. Finally I found it by searching for Golf fuse box diagram. Anyhow, it wasn’t hard […]

Real Life Range on 2017 eGolf
October 30, 2018 / 215 views / e-Golf | EV

Real Life Range On My 2017 VW eGolf

I’ve had our 2017 eGolf since March and this is the first time we checked to see how far we could drive with our eGolf. I drove from Fremont to Sunnyvale, then Sunnyvale to Oakland, back to Sunnyvale and to Fremont again. The total miles was 128. In the morning we did turn on heated […]

January 27, 2017 / 769 views / e-Golf | EV

Bosch 30A Level 2 Charger For e-Golf

If you want to charge with 30A charger 7.2kW, you must get the SEL model, SE model only supports 3.6kW or buy one with 7.2kW option. SE standard is 3.6kW. We’ve had our 2015 e-Golf for over a year now and we’ve been using the original portable charger from the car. Sometimes we came home […]