• The Smoke and Mirrors of EVs and Electronics Integration in Modern Cars

    1 month ago - By Tim's Motorcycle Diaries

    I'm a couple of weeks into a trip around the Iberian Peninsula with my family. I'd been hoping for a car we can't get in Canada, but ended up with a Kia but it's a Kia you evidently can't get in Canada. This is a Kia Xceed :
    We ended up with it because we were driving from Madrid, across Spain and into Portugal, and Lisbon has a low emissions zone where only electric and hybrid electric vehicles can go. Before we left Madrid airport the guy at the rental desk encouraged us to charge it up and use the battery to save gas - but they didn't include the charging cord with the car, and so began...
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