From the monthly archives:

December 2015

The iMiEV is back!

December 30, 2015

I got my car back yesterday! The dealer had my car for 20 days! I was told that much of that was waiting for parts, and then “well it’s the holidays…”. I originally took the car to the dealer to get some open recalls taken care of: vacuum pump, impact sensors, and underbody corrosion prevention. [...]

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EV Withdrawal

December 27, 2015

I miss my car. It’s now been over two weeks since I dropped off my electric Mitsubishi iMiEV at the dealer to get some work done. Last week, I was able to speak with the tech on the phone who ASSURED me that they now had the parts and were working on it, but may [...]

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Setting up the Electric Plow

December 20, 2015

Hi Friends, I’ve had an ElecTrak E15 electric lawn tractor for a couple of years now. I was fortunate enough that it came with a plow. It’s great to have some equipment like this for snowy Wisconsin winters. (This is a VERY weird “El Nino” year, so we haven’t even had any snow yet!) Unfortunately, [...]

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iMiEV: Recalls, Chargers, and an Electric Blanket

December 9, 2015

One thing that I knew was going to be a bit of a challenge about owning an iMiEV is that there is no certified Mitsubishi dealership near me. That’s right, you can’t get the car serviced just anywhere – only at OFFICIAL iMiEV certified Mitsubishi Dealerships. The one closest to me is in McHenry, Illinois, [...]

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What I DON’T like about the iMiEV

December 7, 2015

In my last blog entry, I told you what I like about the iMiEV electric car. In this entry, I’ll tell you what I DON’T like about it…. The good news is that most of my dislikes are actually rather minor. That said, here we go. HEAT The heater in the car isn’t that great. [...]

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