Electric car federal tax credit

Electric Car 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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Electric Driver home page

Using Needs-Based Search to Find the Right Electric Car

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Over 61% of car shoppers do not have a specific car in mind when buying a new vehicle. Instead, shoppers are looking for a vehicle that will best meet their needs within their price range. Car sites provide search methods that cater to the shopper that knows what vehicle they want. Electric Driver created a […]

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electric vehicle emissions

Electric Car Emissions Versus Gas Vehicles

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 I own an electric car and believe they are good for the environment. However, I wanted to know how much fewer emissions electric cars create than gas vehicles. Even though electric vehicles are supposed to be a cleaner mode of transportation, emissions are created through electricity generation. The electricity can be produced from coal, solar […]

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Electric car driving in extreme heat in the Mojave desert

Electric Car Range in Extreme Heat

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How far electric cars can travel in extreme heat is a question many people ask. To answer this question, you have to consider several factors. I will go through what factors can impact the distance you can travel on a single charge. I recently took a 495-mile trip from the Grand Canyon in Arizona to […]

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EV Tesla charging in California

How to Take a Road Trip With An Electric Car

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How to take a road trip with an electric car is something many owners of gas-powered cars ask me. Road trips with an electric vehicle require some planning but, once mastered, can be rewarding. Planning For a Road Trip Planning needs to occur whenever you take a road trip with your electric car. I will […]

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Tesla Model S charging

Understanding Electric Car Charging

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Understanding electric car charging is essential in evaluating how electric vehicles can 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 […]

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