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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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How to Get More Miles From your EV Battery

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Recently I took a 220-mile road trip that gave me a case of EV range anxiety. So I will share a few simple adjustments to get more miles from my battery and reduce EV range anxiety. First, let me start with the backstory of my trip and the circumstances. My wife booked a private stargazing […]

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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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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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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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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” 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 think all of this talk of hearts and dreams […]

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