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Planning an EV road trip

Ways to maximize your range & reduce range-anxiety As an EV owner, planning a road trip can take a few extra steps, such as figuring out where chargers will be along the trip, and making sure that they are functioning well so you don’t waste your time and energy. To alleviate some of the stress,…

What is range anxiety ?

You’re out and about in your electric vehicle, when you notice your battery is getting low. You look around, but no charging stations are in sight. You start to sweat. Your pulse quickens. You’re now suffering from range anxiety. It’s a condition affecting thousands of EV drivers, and one of the primary roadblocks to electrifying…

How much will it cost to install an EV charger at home?

So you’ve decided to purchase an electric vehicle and are now considering how you’ll charge it. Many EV owners will be unable to charge at home and will be forced to rely on public chargers and possibly workplace charging. But the majority of owners will use some form of home charging. This could be from…

Are electric vehicles less costly than gas-powered vehicles? California might be able to assist you in purchasing one.

The debate over California’s record-high gas prices has resurrected an question: Is switching to an electric vehicle more cost effective?  According to the American Automobile Association, the price of regular unleaded gas in California as of Wednesday was $5.57, a more than 10-cent increase from Tuesday and about 71 cents higher than a week ago. …

Is Charging an EV Free ? Featured

If you ever wondered whether you need to pay to charge your electric vehicle, the answer may depend on the particulars of your utility company’s charging policy. Many drivers love their electric vehicles for their ability to run on clean energy. However, some drivers point out that the reason for their affection is a different…

How Electric Car Buyers Decide

A big shift is underway in the automobile market. Driven partly by environmental concerns, many drivers are now considering electric vehicles.  However, only a few brands are already strongly associated with electric vehicles, according to the study by the market research firm Teads and the advertising platform Kantar. And many consumers still don’t realize how…