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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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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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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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How an Electric Vehicle Saves You Time with Less Maintenance

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In my last post, I looked into how electric cars can save you around 13 hours a year by charging at home.  Now I will explore how owning an electric vehicle saves you time with maintenance. Speaking from personal experience, we have had no required maintenance in the three years of owning two electric cars. Electric cars […]

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Tesla at Home next to home charger.

How Skipping the Gas Stations Saves You Time

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Our family bought a Model X and Model S Tesla in 2018. Since our EV purchase, my wife and I have not been to a gas station over the past four years. Having owned an automobile that relies on gasoline, the act of driving to the gas station to pump gas became second nature. But […]

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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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