Honda Fit EV: First Real Problem

Honda Fit EV: First Real Problem

On New Year’s Eve, 2012 I was charging at a public Blink charging station while I was shopping. I was telling my friend how the EVSE will text me if there’s any issues (like charge port overheating), so I don’t have to worry about my car. After about two hours, I decided to check on … Continue reading

Honda Fit EV Software Update

Honda Fit EV Software Update

Honda has released a new version of the ECU firmware for the 2013 Fit EV. If you are having trouble charging at Ecotality’s Blink stations, I recommend you take your car to your dealership and have this update performed. It is covered under the standard maintenance for the car and should not cost you anything. … Continue reading

Fit EV Emergency Response Guide Reveals New Info

Fit EV Emergency Response Guide Reveals New Info

Today I stumbled upon Honda’s Emergency Response Guide for the 2013 Fit EV. Automakers are required to make these for all of their vehicles, so that EMS workers can easily and effectively assist passengers involved in a collision. Reading through the guide, I found a few pieces of new (to me) information: The 20kWh battery … Continue reading

Don’t Blink…

Don’t Blink…

I charge my Honda Fit EV almost exclusively on Ecotality’s Blink charging stations. Well, I used to. Ecotality installed seven Blink EVSEs at my work and when I first got my Fit EV, I charged on them without any problems. However, over the course of a few months more and more of them wouldn’t charge … Continue reading

Fit EV Delivery!

Fit EV Delivery!

Yesterday, I picked up my brand new Honda Fit EV from Honda of Escondido. If you are trying to order a Fit EV, I would highly recommend Andrea at Honda of Escondido. She went out of her way to get me through the whole process as quickly as possible, making several calls to Honda to … Continue reading

I’ve made my decision…

I’ve made my decision…

I’ve finally come to a decision on what my next car will be. When I first started writing this blog, I thought for sure it was going to be the CODA. A month or so later, I was hooked on the Focus Electric and was sure that was the car for me. A month later, … Continue reading