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Glen Ayers, Guest Blogger

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Exploring with Absolute Confidence

Posted by Glen Ayers, Guest Blogger on Friday, April 22, 2022 @ 01:59 PM

For the past three years, my spouse and I have been enjoying our retirement by taking extended camping and paddling trips throughout the Northeast, driving our 2019 Kia e-Niro EV. In this blog, we’ll use our most recent trip as an example of a typical two-week camping/paddling adventure, discuss all the gear we pack onto and into the car, and how we avoid suffering from any range anxiety.

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Tags: Electric vehicles/Transportation

Across the US and Back in a Fully Electric Vehicle

Posted by Glen Ayers, Guest Blogger on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 @ 01:50 PM

One of the top concerns we at Green Energy Consumers hear from people who are considering switching to an electric vehicle is: "how far can I go?" Well, two of our EV Ambassadors recently completed an 8,854-mile road-trip from Massachusetts all the way to California in an all-electric Kia Niro EV and kindly wrote up this blogpost for us. It's longer than our usual blogposts, but well worth the trip (pun intended!) for all who are interested in the nitty-gritty of taking a really, *really* long road-trip in an all-electric car. The following was all written by Glen Ayers, with a couple of editorial notes from Green Energy Consumers in italics.

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Tags: Electric vehicles/Transportation, Guest blog/Member spotlight