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EVs are a great idea in theory, but in practice, they have some shortcomings that you need to know about before you buy one. Here are the top questions we researched from Facebook groups and car forums, that people have about electric cars.   If you are planning to buy an electric car you should be able to answer these if you are making an informed decision. First, let’s be clear

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Michael Schuck

In pursuit of more sustainable transportation, some States are setting deadlines for sunsetting the sale of gasoline and diesel cars. The electric vehicle (EV) market isn’t as diverse as it is for fossil-fueled cars. EVs are not as accessible to new car buyers as regular cars are, either. But you can expect that to change as early as 2021-2022.  Read on for our list of the top 10 cars, trucks

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Michael Schuck

Civilian versions of the Humvee military truck have been around for nearly three decades, but the Hummer EV is different. First, it draws power from a massive battery pack instead of a diesel or V8 engine. The Edition 1 model is Porsche-quick despite being heavy and seemingly un-aerodynamic. Its chief rivals will be the upcoming Tesla Cybertruck and Ford F-150 electric pickup truck. And that’s the second way that the

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Michael Schuck

IntroductionToday we’ll go through the benefits of owning an electric car. In fact, we’re going to do much more than that. To explain how electric cars can benefit you, we need to explain where modern electric cars stand and how bright the future is for these vehicles.That’s why you’ll find this page in several sections that each tackle the following topics:The current situation with electric carsHow to find the best

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Michael Schuck

If you’ve been on the fence about buying an electric car, or unsure whether the extra fuss of buying and owning one is worth it then this is your sign to take the plunge.  Electric cars are changing the world and the environment for the better and by 2030 there are expected to be over 25 million annual EV sales. There is a reason behind this surge of EV sales,

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Michael Schuck

Introducing EV Batteries Everything electrical has a battery and a circuit that provides it with plenty of power. Unlike using gas or diesel to make them ‘go’, an electric car just needs a well-juiced battery.  Electrical vehicles are becoming more and more popular as time goes on, and with them starting to become the more financially viable option, it is wise to keep yourself educated on them, and how they

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Michael Schuck

If you’re interested in converting your car (or other vehicle) into one that can run off electricity, you’ve certainly come to the right place.   We get a lot of questions about this, so we’ve put this short article together in order to answer 9 of your most frequently asked questions on the subject.  Let’s get straight to it! How much does an EV conversion cost? Ok, we’re going to

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Michael Schuck

If you're the proud driver of an electric vehicle, or even if you just have an interest in battery-powered cars, you may have heard the term 'smart charging' used in advertisements and informational articles. But what does smart charging actually mean? Sure, charging smart sounds much better than the alternative - but is smart charging really the energy-efficient, time-saving solution to EV charging that it claims to be? This question,

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Michael Schuck

When it comes to charging your electric vehicle you ideally want a method that will do it as quickly and efficiently as possible. Long gone are the days where it could take 14+ hours just to get half a charged battery. These days you can have a drivable car in a matter of minutes.  One of the easiest methods for charging your car is through DC Fast Charging. In this

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Michael Schuck

While electric vehicles are increasing in popularity, not everyone is convinced to make the switch. However, companies such as BMW, Tesla, WiTricity, Qualcomm, and other automakers are starting to produce tech that will allow for both electric and hybrid vehicles to use a wireless charging system. While it is easy to plug in a hybrid or fully electric vehicle, it does require the use of a power dock. Some consumers

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Michael Schuck

Why Buy A Used Electric Car? Once a novelty for eco-conscious drivers, now thousands of US citizens are waking up to the benefits of electric cars. As the latest technology is implemented, the likes of Nissan, BMW and even Tesla are manufacturing some truly beautiful “green” vehicles. Where before, battery power meant multiple stops for recharging on longer journeys, the best EVs can now hit over three hundred miles in

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Michael Schuck

Have you ever considered purchasing an electric truck? Perhaps you have decided to do more to help the war on climate change or heard rumors that exciting new electric trucks will be landing and want to know more about them. Whatever the reason that brought you here today might be, here you are, ready to learn about electric trucks! It can be a challenging field to navigate; with many new

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Michael Schuck

So you've decided to opt for an electric car, well done! You are one step closer to saving the planet. Now you face a new challenge, and let's face it; it’s a daunting one: charging your car and finding the correct connector for you. Charging electric cars is not as simple as filling the tank with Diesel, grumbling about the price, and being on your way. Oh no. EV charging

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Michael Schuck

In this day and age, the debate surrounding the impact of motorized transport on the environment is more heated than ever before. At the center of this debate is the electric car, otherwise known as an electric vehicle or EV.While there are those who argue that electric vehicles are the future of green transport, there has been some pushback against the portrayal of electric cars as completely harmless to the

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Michael Schuck

Introduction: Get Charged Up!As time goes on, electric cars become more popular. There are an increasing number of  brands from Jaguar to BMW to Audi that are making their own electric cars, and they’re becoming easier to access for the general public.There are a lot of benefits to buying an electric car - they’re not just for the richest people in society anymore. They are affordable, and you’ll spend a

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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

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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

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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

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