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Category: Beach Street Drive
At Beach Street News, we get cars. SoCal is the epicenter of the car culture and we are right in it. We are always looking for the cars and rides that make our days on Beach Street better. It might be a super mileage TDI or Hybrid, or it might be a classic rag top or the new KuhlToys Jeep JL. If we drive it and like it we’ll tell you about it. If you drive it and like it, tell us about it.
Living With The Chevy Volt – Is There Still Life After 4000 Miles
Four months into life with my Chevy Volt, and I am still learning about the Volt in every way. Learning about the XM radio, theRead more
Have You Picked Up Your FREE Car?
Did you even know there was a way you could get a free car? I didn’t, until I did that is. Would you like toRead more
Can Electric Cars Make A Long Trip?
Growing up on the beaches of Southern California, I have had a love-hate relationship with the oil companies. For most of by early years IRead more
1000 Miles With A Chevy Volt, What Does It Really Cost?
Economically speaking, I won’t be plugging in at a City of Seal Beach location until they get reasonable with the rates. Gasoline is way cheaper and parking isn’t that big of a deal on weekdays. If the City Council wants to say the chargers failed, they are doing the right things to make that happen.Read more
What is the Best EV or PHEV Electric Hybrid Car?
Just as I was about to pull the trigger on the Fusion, Nissan announces a $10,000 reduction in the price of a Leaf. This made the lease of a 2013 Leaf just $199 a month plus tax. Here in Orange County CA, that is about $225 a month in real dollars. About half what I was spending in gasoline for my truck. Economically for me the Leaf was a free car. I would save money if I leased a Leaf and parked my truck.Read more
Nissan Leaf Price Drop Makes It The least expensive 5-seat Electric Vehicle (EV)
New for the 2013 model is an optional 6.6-kWh charger that reduces the charging times, allowing quick top offs at charging stations for those who have longer commutes.Read more
TruSpeed at Daytona
Tesla Test Drive at Terrannea
Everyday more and more electric cars are on the road, it lessen our dependance on foreign oil and makes America stronger. Tesla started with theRead more
New Ford Fusion Expected To Win The Triple Crown of Best-in-Class Gas, Hybrid, Plug-In Efficiency
Ford’s all-new Fusion brings alive the next generation of more expressive vehicles from Ford and is the first sedan to offer gasoline, hybrid and plug-inRead more