Robbi Hess

Robbi Hess is a full-time content creator. She is an award-winning author, co-author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to 30,000 Baby Names" and was recently featured in the book, "Second-Hand Cats." Robbi, who has a houseful of pets, creates content for multiple pet sites and swimming pool sites (she's written hundreds of pool articles and could likely construct and maintain your pool!) Robbi's rule of the road: You are not allowed to ever eat in her car!
Robbi Hess
The best tires for an electric vehicle

The tires you have on your electric vehicle play a role in the number of miles you can drive on a charge. You may not have considered the impact your tires have on the EV, but because these tires handle more weight than the same size tires would have to handle if you’re driving an […]

by Robbi Hess
6/20/2022
How to use camp mode in your Tesla

When you invested in your Tesla electric vehicle did you ever imagine you’d be sleeping in it? If your idea of glamping involves putting down the seats, adding a mattress and some pillows and putting the vehicle into “camp mode,” then the Tesla is the place to be! We explore how to use camp mode […]

by Robbi Hess
6/20/2022
How-to build the best EV tire repair kit

Whether you’re driving around town running errands or going cross country to camp in your electric vehicle, a flat or leaking tire can happen at any time and can put a damper on your day. You could drive over a nail or other debris in the road, it gets embedded in the tire and voila […]

by Robbi Hess
9/13/2021
Do I need winter tires for my EV?

I hesitate to write this article because we are in the midst of summer and no one wants to think about snow and ice and treacherous roads, right? Well, that may not be true, especially if you’re in sweltering heat or humidity. Winter will, unfortunately, be here before you know it and you may be […]

by Robbi Hess
8/25/2021
The best tire pressure gauges for your electric car

Whether you’re going down the road or cross-country, the last thing you want to be faced with is a flat tire. Unless you are traveling with your own pit crew who can leap to your aid and make certain the tire pressure is where it belongs and can fix your flat or replace your tire, […]

by Robbi Hess
6/21/2021
Why you need a screen protector for the Tesla Model Y touchscreen

One of the most touched, and interacted with, components in your Tesla Model Y electric vehicle is the touchscreen. The 15-inch Model Y touchscreen is the way in which you interact with the vehicle’s computer for a myriad functions. The sleek look of the touchscreen is shiny and beautiful. That being said, the glare from […]

by Robbi Hess
5/27/2021
Best 12-volt coolers for taking your Tesla camping

Camping season is upon us and if you want to camp in your Tesla electric car you’re not alone. Many Tesla owners are putting down the back seats, setting up a mattress and climbing in for the night. #RVLife is a thing and you don’t need an RV to get out, hit the open road […]

by Robbi Hess
5/10/2021
Best floor mats for the Tesla Model Y

Your Tesla Model Y electric vehicle is the car of your dreams, right? If you want to protect your investment as well as the interior of the vehicle, you may want to invest in floor mats for it. The Tesla manufacturer equips the vehicle with carpeted floor mats and while those are all right for […]

by Robbi Hess
5/10/2021
The best replacement windshield wipers for your Tesla

The last thing you want to think about when you’re caught in a sudden downpour when you’re out cruising in your Tesla. Windshield wipers, though, are typically not something a driver gives much thought to – until you need to use them and they don’t perform as they should. Whether your beef with windshield wipers […]

by Robbi Hess
4/30/2021
Should you get a screen protector for your Tesla Model 3?

Do you grimace when you look at your phone screen and notice fingerprints? If the first thing you do when you pick up your phone is wipe them off  –  you will be well-served using a screen protector for your Tesla Model 3 touchscreen. Imagine getting into your vehicle and being greeted by a screen […]

by Robbi Hess
4/26/2021