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Electric Car Battery Lifespan: Everything You Need to Know

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Electric car batteries can cost thousands of dollars… so how long will electric car batteries last? The answer may surprise you, and it could be even more important to know when shopping for used electric vehicles. What Causes Batteries to Degrade Over Time? Battery health and battery range are often used to measure the effectiveness […]

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Buying New vs Used Electric Cars – Everything You Need to Know

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The choice to buy new vs used is one of the biggest considerations you’ll make when shopping for your next car.  But, what about the choice to buy used electric cars? Are there additional considerations to factor in? What about a used electric car vs used gas-powered vehicle?  We’ll address these questions, plus some pros […]

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Electric Vehicle Autopilot: The Six Levels of Automation

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  What is electric vehicle autopilot is a question many people have. When I first heard of autopilot in electric cars, I pictured a vehicle driving itself. I thought of  Knight Rider. However, I quickly learned that the fully autonomous vehicle is a long way out. Nevertheless, the society of automotive engineers has defined five levels […]

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How to Help Stop Climate Change.

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  The United Nations published the Sixth Assessment Report on the climate by the International Panel on Climate Change. The report described a code red for humanity and that there is no going back. Unless society can reduce its carbon emissions to zero, the extreme weather humanity has been experiencing the past few years will […]

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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 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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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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Is Now the Right Time to Buy an Electric Car?

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  Is now the right time to buy an electric car was the question on my mind back in 2018. When we were looking to buy a new car back then, there were reports of Tesla running out of cash. The company’s future was in question. In 2018, Tesla qualified for the federal tax credit, plus California, […]

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How Much Does it Cost to Charge an Electric Car?

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How much does it costs to charge an electric car is a question many prospective car buyers have. You probably know how much it costs to fill up your tank and how many miles you can drive on a gallon. On the other hand, when it comes to an electric car, you probably have no […]

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Let’s Meet the Electric Car of Your Dreams

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Let’s Meet the Electric Car of your Dreams   “Let’s Meet the Electric Car of your Dreams” That right there is the tagline slathered across our homepage (at least at the time of this writing.) It’s beautiful and hard to miss. It’s more than just a tagline for us because we’re automotive matchmakers at heart. You may […]

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