Tesla Model S charging

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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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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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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Audi e-Tron

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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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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Electric Vehicles Charging

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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