Electric Vehicle Charging

How to Optimally DC Fast Charge Electric Vehicles

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We learned how to optimally DC fast charge our electric vehicle on our last road trip. During my son’s school spring break, we drove 339-miles from Orange Big Sur, California. Our latest road trip taught us how to optimally DC fast charge our electric vehicle. So we packed up our 2018 Tesla Model X, took our […]

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Recharging our Tesla Model X at Buckhead, Arizona

Nine Outstanding Electric Vehicles Cheaper than a Tesla in 2022

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With consumer prices on the rise, from fuel to groceries to vehicles, more people are considering EVs. According to cars.com, electric vehicle searches were up 173% in March. The only problem is the prices of EVs are also rising. Tesla recently announced an increase of as much as 10% on all of its vehicles, with […]

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Polestar is Turning Heads with Exciting Lineup of Electric Vehicles Ahead

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Polestar is the independent Swedish premium electric performance car brand founded by Volvo Cars and Geely Holding. Polestar takes advantage of its partnership with Volvo Cars and benefits from significant economies of scale as a result. The electric vehicle manufacturer is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, and retails its vehicles in ten global markets across Europe, […]

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Lucid: The history and future of the luxury EV Tesla competitor

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Lucid Motors Founded: 2007 Founders: Bernard Tse and Sam Weng Employees 2,000+ Headquarters: Newark, California Manufacturing: Casa Grande, Arizona IPO: July 26th, 2021 Models: Air Federal Tax Credit Eligibility: Yes Lucid Facts Lucid Mission Statement To inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. History […]

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Who is Rivian? Everything You Need to Know About the EV Company

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Rivian Founded: 2009 Employees: 11,500+ Founder: RJ Scaringe Headquarters Irvine, CA Plants: Normal, IL*Atlanta, GA coming 2024 IPO: November 10, 2021 Models: R1TR1S Rivian Facts History of Rivian Rivian Mission Statement Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. We believe there is a more responsible way to explore the world and […]

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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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How to Find the Electric Vehicle that Fits Your Lifestyle

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So you’ve decided to buy an electric vehicle for your next purchase, and don’t know where to start? If shopping for a new car wasn’t difficult enough, now we need to learn about everything that goes into owning an electric vehicle (battery distance, charge time, electricity costs, etc.) and may not know where to start. […]

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EV Charging Troubles on a Long Road Trip

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  A friend of mine was kind enough to share a road trip where he ran into all kinds of adversity. I hope you find it entertaining and insightful. the One thing that I do after buying a new car is to take it on a long road trip. So, having recently bought a new […]

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Charging electric vehicle at an apartment is easier than it seems

How to Own an Electric Car and Live in an Apartment

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Considering buying an electric car, but Not Sure how to charge an electric car at an apartment?   Living in an apartment certainly presents more challenges with charging an electric vehicle, but don’t be discouraged.  There are many solutions to charge an electric car at an apartment with no charging stations. It is estimated that […]

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