Auf Wiedersehen

It’s said that all good things come to an end, and so it is with our field trial test of our BMW Active E, Buzz. It’s hard to believe that two years (25 months, if we’re being specific) have already zipped by. Doesn’t seem possible. When we signed up to participate in the Active E…

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Good Buzz

One of the logistical things we were juggling before we went to France for vacation was whether we’d be able to take delivery of our all-electric BMW ActiveE before we left. Well, it turns out that it didn’t ship down from Oxnard until the day before we left, so we postponed delivery until we got home.…

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Charged Up

When our fledgling company moved to different (larger, nicer) lab space last year, it changed my commute. I lost the freeway portion of the drive and have one that is 100% surface streets and stoplights. It takes less time, and the only downside seemed to be that I had less time for audiobook listening. Well,…

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QotD: New Car

If you were forced to buy a new car today, what kind of car would you get? Well heck if you FORCED me — I guess I'd get one of these — the new 1-series from BMW.  We saw them when we were in Germany back in February.  Smaller than the current 3-series — zippy…

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