Plug In West Michigan

Plug In West Michigan

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Plug In West Michigan Episode 8 - EV's and Winter
November 20, 2019

Host Karl Bloss, and guest Ted Ooyevaar, discus the effects of winter on electric vehicles.  They offer tips designed to help you get the most out of your car when the cold temps hit.  They also cover the steps you should take if you plan to sto

Plug In West Michigan Episode 7
September 09, 2019

In this episode, host Karl Bloss welcomes in Brad Kallio, solutionist and founder of the Zynoc Foundation.  Brad shares stories of his early years when he experimented with electric vehicles and used that knowledge to created a whole host of solar an

Plug In West Michigan Episode 6
July 18, 2019

In this episode, host Karl Bloss welcomes in Kraig Schultz of Schultz Engineering to discuss the inner workings of electric vehicles.  They cover the charging system and its components plus explain the pros and cons of home versus public charging. &n

Plug In West Michigan - Episode 5
June 17, 2019

In this episode host Karl Bloss and guest Tyler Burke discuss home vs. public charging, public charging types, charging networks, how to find public stations, trip planning and EV Charging Etiquette. Show notes are available at: https://www.muskegonevguy.

Plug In West Michigan - Episode 4 Buying a Used EV
May 02, 2019

Host Karl Bloss is joined by Paul Pancella, Professor and Chair of the Physics Department at Western Michigan University, to discuss options when buying a used electric vehicle.  They discuss what to look for and what to look out for plus helpful hin

Plug In West Michigan - Episode 3 The Tesla Model 3
March 13, 2019

In episode 3, host Karl Bloss discusses the features of the Tesla Model 3 along with Superchargers, Destination Chargers and Service Center. His guest is recent EV owner Amy Smith who shares he story of going electric.  Karl also offers his EV Snippe

Plug In West Michigan - Episode 2 Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
February 13, 2019

Host Karl Bloss discusses Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles with EV owner Josh Bourdon.  Karl also highlights the latest in EV news including GM's push to phase out hybrids in favor of all electrics.  Show notes are available at:   http://www.muskego

Plug In West Michigan - Episode 1 Debunking electric vehicle myths
January 24, 2019

In this introductory episode host Karl Bloss debunks many of the myths of owning, driving and maintaining an electric vehicle.  Karl is joined by new electric car owner Tyler Burke who adds his insights on the process of switching from fossil fuels t