Author Archives: Robert Pogson

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.

Wheels Within Wheels In EVs

“There are 180 LEAFs in the carsharing program and 20 Nissan e-NV200 electric vans, last I heard. If you look at electric carsharing programs globally, that’s surely a rather large program relative to the population — that’s even a fairly … Continue reading

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Road to Zero Strategy In UK

“As set out in the NO2 plan, we will end the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040. By then, we expect the majority of new cars and vans sold to be 100% zero emission … Continue reading

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Send Rain!

I took advantage of a cool and cloudy day to mow the lawn. The mower just about fell into some of the cracks. While waiting for the mower to cool for refuelling I walked around a bit and found my … Continue reading

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Another Day, More Knowledge

I went out to a gravel pit today to shoot some .45-70 rounds. I found that Berry’s 350 RSFP copper-plated bullets do lose accuracy at higher velocity. 19 grains of Unique seems to shoot pretty well, about minute-of-shake. 37 grains … Continue reading

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Tesla Vindicates My Plan To Drive Solo Slower

“ABRP’s database currently includes 805 Teslas, which have logged some 2.6 million data points to date, representing about 217,000 miles of driving. Data guru Bo has crunched the numbers to generate some interesting charts that correlate range with speed and … Continue reading

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Trump, Destroyer Of All That Is Good In USA

“The Trump Administration is planning to eliminate a vast trove of medical guidelines that for nearly 20 years has been a critical resource for doctors, researchers and others in the medical community.  Maintained by the Agency for Healthcare Research and … Continue reading

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Charging EVs Strategically

“In the Netherlands and elsewhere, two rollout strategies have been used: demand-driven and strategic rollout. In demand-driven rollout, the installation of a charging point is based upon a request by an EV owner for a charging point near their home or … Continue reading

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COLLUSION!!!!

“The Conspirators, posing as Guccifer 2.0, also communicated with U.S. persons about the release of stolen documents. On or about August 15, 2016, the Conspirators, posing as Guccifer 2.0, wrote to a person who was in regular contact with senior … Continue reading

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Electra Meccanica Completes First Production SOLO

“Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp., a cutting-edge designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, today announced that its single-passenger, all-electric SOLO rolled off the assembly line and has arrived in Vancouver, British Columbia. The new vehicle will now undergo rigorous consumer testing … Continue reading

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COLLUSION! COLLUSION! COLLUSION!

“The text sent to me matches both those reports — indeed, it makes it clear that “shortly after the election” means just over 14 hours after polls closed. But the text doesn’t come from anyone, like Kushner or Flynn, inside … Continue reading

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The End Of An Era

“Greyhound Canada is ending its passenger bus and freight services in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and cancelling all but one route in B.C.” See Greyhound Canada to end bus service in Western provincesI haven’t been a steady customer of Greyhound but … Continue reading

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China Rethinking Subsidies For EVs?

“sources say the new plan under consideration would require vehicles to have at least 125 miles of battery-only range to qualify for any incentives from the national government. The current standard is only 90 miles. In February, the government lowered … Continue reading

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