Kyle Field, Author at EV Obsession


About Kyle Field

Kyle Field

Kyle Field I’m a tech geek passionately in search of actionable ways to reduce the negative impact my life has on the planet, save money and reduce stress. The more you know, the less you need.



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Review Of 2017 Chevy Bolt Part 2 (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

May 29th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

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This article serves as a complement to my first review of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt, which was a summary of my takeaways from my first 24 hours with the car. Disclaimer: I didn't sleep in the Bolt, so there's admittedly a gap there in the review process


The Truth About Tesla Battery Lifespan: An Owner Data Analysis

May 22nd, 2017 | by Kyle Field

The largest single chunk of the cost of a Tesla is the battery, which also poses a single point of failure risk for Tesla owners. Buyers are typically not worried about an event-based failure, even though fires could certainly be a concern, but rather about the degradation of the battery over the life of the vehicle. With EV drivetrains expected to last much longer than their fossil fuel–fired counterparts, the life expectancy of the battery becomes a looming maintenance expense waiting to hit and has everyone asking, "How long will it last?"


Hands-On: 24 Hours With A 2017 Chevy Bolt (CleanTechnica Review)

May 19th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Many electric vehicle designers felt the need to stand out, to create a design that flies a bold flag to everyone around that proclaims "I'm modern and different!" While this is great for individuals or businesses looking to make a bold proclamation, most people are looking for a car that looks normal, that drives like a normal car with cool features inside that make day-to-day life just a little bit easier


Rimac Aims To Become World’s Leading EV OEM Supplier

May 9th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

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Croatian electric supercar manufacturer Rimac has built a name for itself as a designer and builder of insane 1000+ horsepower electric hypercars, but it has been hard at work behind the scenes on a different strategy altogether — to become the world's leading OEM supplier for all things electric


2 Belgian Cities Order A Total Of 90 Electric Hybrid Buses From Volvo

February 20th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

It seems that Volvo and ABB can't stop, won't stop, rolling out electrified transit solutions in Europe. The team over at Volvo reached out to us to share that the Belgian cities of Charleroi and Namur have put in orders totaling 90 Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid buses paired with 12 fast charging stations from



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