EV CHAdeMO Charging

What is CHAdeMO Charging

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Are you considering purchasing an electric vehicle (EV) or already own one? If so, you’ve probably come across the term CHAdeMO charging. But what exactly is it? CHAdeMO is a fast-charging standard primarily used by Japanese car manufacturers for their electric vehicles. It stands for “CHArge de MOve,” which translates to “charge for moving” in […]

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What is Combined Charging System

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As the world shifts towards electric vehicles (EVs), charging infrastructure becomes crucial to the EV ecosystem. Among various charging standards, the Combined Charging System (CCS) is a versatile and efficient solution that changes how we charge our EVs. With a maximum of 160 words, let’s explore what CCS is all about. The CCS is an […]

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How to Charge an Electric Vehicle

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Are you considering purchasing an electric vehicle? If so, you may be wondering how exactly to go about charging it. In this article, we will walk you through the process of charging an electric vehicle, providing you with all the information you need to keep your EV powered up and ready to go. From home […]

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Ev charging using electricity from the grid.

Debunking the Myth EVs are a Scam

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Like many things these days, electric cars have become a polarizing topic and the subject of much online hate. Indeed, the vitriol and visceral hatred exhibited against EVs border on the fanatical unseen in reaction against any other products. Detractors regularly describe EVs as scams (environmental, financial, and otherwise), glorified toys/golf carts, unworkable/dangerous products, unsustainable […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Level 1 EV Charging

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Are you new to electric vehicles (EVs) and looking to understand more about Level 1 EV charging? Look no further! In this beginner’s guide, we will delve into everything you need to know about Level 1 EV charging, Simplifying the process and shedding light on its benefits. Level 1 EV charging is the simplest and […]

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DC Fast Charging Explained

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Welcome to our guide on DC Fast Charging! Today, electric vehicles (EVs) are increasingly popular, and with that comes the need for more efficient charging solutions. That’s where DC Fast Charging comes into play.  DC Fast Charging, also known as Level 3 charging, is a game-changer when it comes to EV charging technology. Unlike traditional […]

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Level 2 EV Charging: The Future of Electric Vehicles Made Simple

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With the rapidly growing popularity of electric vehicles (EVs), the need for easy and efficient charging solutions has become crucial. Enter Level 2 EV charging, the future of EVs made simple. In this article, we explore the benefits and features of Level 2 EV charging and why it is gaining traction among EV owners. Level […]

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Five Game-changing Benefits of Owning an Electric Vehicle

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Are you considering making the switch to electric vehicles? Well, you’re in for a treat! The benefits of owning an electric vehicle are numerous and game-changing. They can transform your driving experience, benefit the environment, and save you money in the long run. Firstly, electric vehicles are more environmentally friendly than their gas-guzzling counterparts. By […]

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Is My Home Ready for an Electric Car?

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Is my home ready for an electric car? As electric vehicles (EVs) become increasingly popular, it’s essential to ensure that your residence is EV-ready. Preparing your home for an electric car involves more than just buying the vehicle – it requires infrastructure upgrades and adjustments. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the steps […]

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Owning a Tesla without a Garage

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Owning a Tesla without a garage can be a challenge, but it’s not impossible. While a home garage can be a convenient charging solution, there are other options available for Tesla owners who don’t have access to one. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the challenges of owning a Tesla without a garage and […]

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Why Some Car Dealers Resist Selling Electric Vehicles

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The Sierra Club recently conducted a survey revealing that a staggering 66 percent of dealerships had no electric vehicles (EVs) available for sale. Even more concerning, 45 percent of these dealerships indicated that they would not offer an EV even if they had the opportunity. This raises the important question: what motivates some car dealers […]

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Electric Vehicle Ownership FAQ

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Welcome to our electric vehicle ownership FAQ section! Owning an electric vehicle can be a little intimidating, especially if you’re new to the game. But don’t worry, because EVs come with a ton of great benefits, like lower operating costs, environmental friendliness, and an incredibly smooth driving experience. We’ve put together this section to answer […]

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Service Challenges for All-Electric Vehicle Manufacturers

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Service challenges for all-electric vehicle manufacturers exist, as companies like Tesla, Rivian, and Polestar solely focus on producing and selling electric vehicles, leaving them with limited resources and efforts to provide maintenance services to their customers. Despite being relatively new, these companies need to address this issue to ensure the satisfaction and safety of their […]

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Electric vehicle in cold weather.

Electric Vehicles in Cold Weather: Stay Ahead of Range Loss

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Electric vehicles can face some challenges in cold weather due to the impact of temperature on their batteries. However, they have become increasingly popular due to their environmentally friendly nature. Unlike traditional gasoline-powered vehicles, EVs are powered by electric motors that run on electricity stored in their batteries. However, it’s important to note that cold […]

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An Overview of EV Charging Modes: What You Need to Know

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Electric vehicle (EV) charging modes are various types of chargers that can be used to charge an electric vehicle. The voltage and amperage of the charger determine the charging mode. Four different charging modes are available, each with varying availability, charging speed, advantages, and drawbacks. For further information, continue reading. Mode 1: Standard household outlet […]

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Common Questions About Electric Vehicles

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Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular as people look for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on fuel and maintenance costs. However, many people still have questions about how these vehicles work, their benefits and limitations, and how they can be charged. In this article, we will address some of the […]

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DC Faster Charger

The 5 Biggest Limitations of Electric Vehicles

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As the world moves towards sustainable transportation, electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular. However, despite their numerous benefits, there are still some limitations of electric vehicles that need to be addressed. In this article, we will explore some of the challenges that EVs face, including limited availability, charging infrastructure access, and upfront costs. Higher […]

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Why Electric Vehicles Have a Higher Upfront Cost

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In 2015, The Tesla Model S, the Nissan Leaf, and the BMW i4 were some of the top-selling electric vehicles. The average price of an electric vehicle back then was around $35,880. Fast forward to December 2021, and according to Cox Automotive, the average price of an EV was $64,822, while the average gas vehicle […]

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How Electric Vehicles Work

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Unlike internal combustion vehicles that use gasoline or diesel engines, electric cars, and trucks rely on electric motors powered by batteries or fuel cells. According to Bloomberg, EVs are anticipated to account for 40% of all vehicle sales by 2030, with major car manufacturers such as General Motors committing to a complete transition to electric […]

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Electric Vehicles Offer a Better Driving Experience

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Did you know that electric vehicles offer a superior driving experience? In fact, a recent AAA study revealed that 96% of EV owners would consider purchasing or leasing another electric vehicle when in the market for a new car. The study also found that the primary reason for this high customer satisfaction is the better […]

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Why Electric Vehicles Cost Less to Maintain

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Compared to internal combustion vehicles, electric vehicles have fewer parts, experience less wear and tear, and require less frequent servicing. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average cost to maintain an electric vehicle is approximately $0.061 per mile, while an internal combustion vehicle costs around $0.101 per mile. This means that electric vehicles […]

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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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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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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 constantly worrying if I would have enough of a battery charge concerned me. I bought an electric vehicle and learned that EV range anxiety is mostly […]

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