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Understanding Electric Car Charging

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Understanding electric car charging is essential in evaluating how electric vehicles fit into your lifestyle. For example, gas cars require frequent trips to the gas station, while electric vehicles are different. Electric cars do most of their charging overnight at home. Outside of long trips, or if you forgot to charge overnight, most electric car […]

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Electric car charging at a DC fast charging

Electric Vehicle Federal Tax Credit: Explained

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You may be wondering what is an electric car federal tax credit. The US government provides people incentives to switch from gas to electric cars and will give you up to a $7,500 tax credit to make the change. This article will cover why there is an electric car tax credit, who qualifies for it, […]

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Audi e-Tron

The First Year of Owning an Audi e-Tron

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First, I want to correct an error I made in the earlier story—there were, in fact, 2 Tesla Supercharging Stations between the long stretch of highway where we were stranded—so that if we were driving a Tesla that night, things would have most likely turned out very differently. With that said, I have now owned […]

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Ioniq 5 EV

Misconceptions about Owning an Electric Vehicle

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In 2018, My wife and I switched to buying two electric vehicles. Unfortunately, our two electric cars ended up being the most expensive vehicle purchases we ever made. The cost of purchasing an electric vehicle and a lack of knowing what benefits and drawbacks owning an EV would bring made the difficult decision. I had […]

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Yosemite

Tips for Visiting Our National Parks with an Electric Vehicle

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With the school year complete, my family decided to take a summer vacation. We planned to drive from California to Wyoming to visit Yellowstone National Park, but our plans changed with the recent flooding. So instead, we set our sights on Yosemite National Park, located in the middle of California. We decided to visit Yosemite National […]

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Electify America Chargers

EV Range Anxiety Myth Explained

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When I started to look into buying an electric vehicle, I came across the concept of range anxiety in the press. Having a slightly anxious disposition, the idea of having to constantly worry if I would have enough of a battery charge concerned me. I bought an electric vehicle and learned that EV range anxiety […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Buy a Tesla EV

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As an owner of two Tesla’s since 2018, I am a fan of electric vehicles. Here are five reasons why you should buy a Tesla electric vehicle. Industry Leading Software Painless Buying Experience No Dealership Relationship Convenient Vehicle Maintenance Superior Supercharger Network Tesla Software is Excellent What sets Tesla apart is its approach to software. […]

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Tesla: The King of EVs…for Now

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Tesla wasn’t the first company to make electric vehicles, but when you think of the history of electric vehicles, it’s hard not to think of Tesla.  Tesla builds not just electric vehicles, but also clean energy generation and storage products. They believe the sooner the world stops relying on fossil fuels and moves towards a […]

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Model S and Model X in garage.

Five Reasons Not to Buy a Tesla

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I will provide five reasons not to buy a Tesla written by a Tesla owner. Let me start by saying my family has owned a Model S and Model X Tesla since 2018. We love the convenience, lower maintenance, and ownership cost of electric vehicles and cannot imagine going back.  We bought our Tesla electric vehicles […]

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Electric vehicle on dirt road

How to Get More Miles From your EV Battery

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Recently I took a 220-mile road trip that gave me a case of EV range anxiety. So I will share a few simple adjustments to get more miles from my battery and reduce EV range anxiety. First, let me start with the backstory of my trip and the circumstances. My wife booked a private stargazing […]

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