It’s not True! Top 3 Misconceptions about Electric Vehicles

Oct 04, 2016

As with many things in life there are some misconceptions about electric vehicles that we must clear up. Among the facts about EVs is the fact that the number of EVs on the road is growing all the time. Electric vehicles have been in the news a lot lately thanks to car manufacturers focusing on improving battery technology and consumer adoption.

 

It’s becoming more common to own an EV, but what’s stopping you from jumping on board? It could be that your purchase decision may be impacted by one of the top three misconceptions about electric vehicles. Let’s take a look at them – and you’ll learn why they’re just not true.

Top 5 Reasons We Love EVs (and You Should, Too!)

Sep 12, 2016

We all agree that electric cars are a great addition to creating a better, healthier environment. Every driver does their part to save the environment simply by driving an EV. It’s cleaner than driving a gasoline-powered car and as an added reward, EV drivers save on fuel costs!

 

We’re excited to see EVs gaining in popularity – and we’re here to share 5 reasons why they’ll become even more popular in the years ahead:

3.3 kW or 6.6 kW EV Chargers – What’s Best for You?

Jul 29, 2016

Did you know that an electric car’s charger is found on board the vehicle? As such, it’s able to take AC power from your house and convert it to DC – so your car’s battery pack can be charged. But different EV models will have different sized on board chargers, for example 3.3 kW (kilowatts) and 6.6 kW. So how do you know what size is best for you?

Considering an EV? We’ve got MORE answers to your questions!

Jul 20, 2016

In our last post we let you in on the top three questions asked by most prospective EV owners. Having insight to the most popular questions may help with your purchasing decision – so here are three more to consider when you’re looking to buy an EV.

Considering an EV? We’ve got answers to your questions

Jul 13, 2016

Have EVs caught your attention recently? If you’re researching the Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3 or another EV model entirely you may have a few questions. Let us help you with a few answers to three of the top questions asked by most prospective EV owners.

Workplace Charging? Top 5 Reasons to Say Yes

Jun 08, 2016

Everywhere you look, you see an EV. Have you been to the mall or your favorite restaurant recently – only to see EV chargers in the parking lot? It’s a fact – the market and demand for electric cars continues to grow. But with that growth is an increased need for drivers to have charging options at their workplace as well. Being able to charge at work is an important consideration for anyone making the jump to an EV.

 

If you’re considering workplace charging – here are the top 5 reasons to say yes:

Workplace Charging: 4 Things Your Boss Needs to Know

Apr 13, 2016

You have an EV – but does your employer offer charging stations where you work? If you’re interested in having options to “charge up” while at the office, here are four things your boss needs to know about workplace charging.

  1. How much will it cost the company?
    • You’ll be surprised – it’s not that much. In fact, the cost to maintain 10 charging stations per year accounts for less than 4 percent of the energy bill in an average 100,000 square foot commercial office building, according to building energy analytics firm FirstFuel in a recent analysis of utility meter data.

Don’t Go EV Shopping Without Reading This First

Dec 10, 2015

If an electric vehicle is on your holiday wish list this year, the options may seem overwhelming: standard hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, fuel cell.  How are they different? Which car is right for you? We’re here to help! Let’s compare the two most popular options – Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) and Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV). You’ve made your list – we’ll tell you everything you need to know to check it twice.

Level Up – To Save Serious Time and Money

Nov 16, 2015

Looking to get more out of life – and your EV charging experience? We’ve got two words for you: Level Up. What do we mean by Level Up? It’s taking EV charging to the next level. It’s putting hours back into your life – and saving money in the process. Level Up - it’s what we eat, sleep and breathe.

 

Want the most ‘juice’ for your EV – in the shortest amount of time? You need to Level Up. We explained the different levels of charging in an earlier blog post, and detailed how easy it is to kick your charging up a notch right in your own garage. Still wondering if you should take the plunge and Level Up? Let’s take a closer look at what you’ll gain:

Bringing Home Your New Baby: Are You Ready for Your New EV?

Sep 18, 2015

Just bought your first EV? Congratulations! Minimal maintenance, lower emissions and a free pass to the carpool lane are all in your future. But is your house ready for your new electric family member?

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