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Michael Schuck

Electric vehicle tax credits can save you thousands of dollars on your tax but figuring out whether the vehicle is eligible and how to claim those credits can be confusing.  We’ve got your back though. Here we are going to explore how EV tax credits work and how to claim them.  What is a tax credit? Tax credits are essentially discounts or deductions on your end of year tax total.

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Michael Schuck

One of the main reasons why more and more drivers are choosing to opt for electric over fuel or even hybrid cars is the environmental impact. Electric cars, generally speaking, are marketed as an environmentally-friendly alternative to petrol and diesel vehicles. By driving an electric car, manufacturers claim, you can reduce the amount of emissions released by your personal mode of transport and lower your overall carbon footprint. But to

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Michael Schuck

Electric Vehicle Charging Time Calculator If you want to figure out the time that it will take to charge the electric battery of your vehicle, then you are in the right place. Calculating charging time can be tricky as it includes mathematical calculations, which is something that a lot of people hate.But we’ve made it easy for you, with all of the information that you need to know in one

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Michael Schuck

There are 3 main types of charging for electric cars - slow, fast, and rapid. Each of these charging methods has varying connectors and power rates. When you are charging an electric car battery you must use a direct current. Standard mains with three pins use the grid, a form of alternating current. Many electric vehicles will have an in-built rectifier (a type of converter used to convert alternating current to

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Michael Schuck

Part of the reason why so many vehicle owners in 2020 are making the switch from fuel-powered to electric vehicles is convenience. On the surface of it, a car that runs on electricity and that you can charge from home without the mess and smell of petrol or diesel sounds much easier to deal with.  However, with the transition from fuel to electric comes a fair bit of learning. Between

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Michael Schuck

The electric vehicle is truly a wonderful development in automotive technology. Capable of traveling, in some cases, up to 300 miles per hour on a single charge and reducing your carbon emissions while they do it, electric cars are not only the present but the future of transport. But if electric cars are so amazing, we hear you ask, why can’t they charge themselves? It’s a simple question - and a good

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Michael Schuck

Growing CO2 emissions and increasing levels of air pollution mean that now more than ever it’s important to address your carbon footprint, and choosing to switch to an electric car is just one way you can reduce your fuel consumption to help prevent environmental harm.   Electrical engines have been around since the 19th Century, yet they’re still relatively new in terms of mainstream use, therefore it’s understandable that prospective EV

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Michael Schuck

Without a doubt, one of the most popular hybrid electric vehicles is the Prius. It was one of the most groundbreaking electric cars to enter the market and has been one of the most popular cars sold in the USA in recent years. The Prius runs on a hybrid combination of gas and electric and is incredibly convenient for drivers. The Prius has the ability to primarily run on electricity

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Michael Schuck

When it comes to electric cars, Tesla has paved the way and brought us some of the most sought-after electric vehicles on the market. A tesla can be a sense of status for those with the budget, a sense of accomplishment or their dream car finally parking on their drive.  With electric cars, the question often arises, how long does it take to charge? We all want to do our

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Michael Schuck

The Nissan Leaf The Nissan Leaf is an electronic battery, five door hatchback car. Which was listed as the world’s all time top selling plug-in electric vehicle back in December 2019, it was only beaten later by Tesla in the following January.  The Leaf has an improving charge range, which has improved over the course of its release, rising from 73miles per full charge to 226miles, due to a wide

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Michael Schuck

The Chevrolet Volt was a range of electric cars manufactured by General Motors and was first released in 2011. The concept of the Chevy volt was the first-ever plug-in hybrid car to be shown by major car manufacturers. The plug-in hybrids contain a gas engine and an electric motor which is rechargeable from home or public charging points and can also run on gas when it reaches the battery capacity

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Michael Schuck

Unless you are the owner of an electric or hybrid vehicle, there is a good chance that you haven’t heard of a mpge rating. As any electric car owner will tell you, this is a very important measurement when looking at the performance of your vehicle. So before you consider buying an electric car, it’s important you know exactly what mpge is. In this guide, we’ll be looking at this,

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Michael Schuck

Electric vehicles are undoubtedly one of the most forward-thinking automotive developments of recent years - although, of course, electric motors have been around in one form or another since the 19th century.However, it seems that many potential buyers have more questions about the charging process for electric cars than the cars themselves, which is why we’re here!Some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding electric cars are about charging them

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