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How Often Do Electric Cars Catch Fire?

Given the intense stories about electric vehicle fires, and past disasters with overheating lithium-ion cell phone batteries, it’s reasonable to be concerned about an electric vehicle (EV) battery catching fire. But how ofte…

Why Does an Electric Car’s Battery Degrade?

The large battery packs used in electric vehicles (EVs) are sturdier than the battery in your laptop, but they will degrade over time like any other lithium-ion battery. Here we’ll look at what causes the battery in an EV to …

How Much Does a Home EV Charger Really Cost?

As electric vehicles (EVs) lower in price, more people are considering a switch from gas to battery power. If you get one, you may consider installing a charging station in your home. Let’s take a look at what it costs to ins…

How to Find an EV Charging Station Near You

The availability of electric car charging stations is a valid concern for those looking to switch from gas cars. Luckily, there are lots of websites and apps that make finding a charging station near you — and what it’ll co…

How Much Does an Electric Car Really Cost?

Most people believe electric vehicles (EVs) are much more expensive than gas-powered cars. When EVs first hit the market, that was true, but the gap is narrowing. Here we’ll dive into how much an EV will really cost you….

Can Any Electric Car Use Any EV Charger?

Before you invest in an electric vehicle (EV), there are a few things you should research. One of the most important factors, though, is what kind of charging connector an EV uses. Here’s how they’re different, and where you …

Level 1, Level 2, or Level 3? EV Chargers Explained

Electric vehicle (EV) charging station networks have grown in recent years, but navigating the different types can get confusing. Here we’ll explain types 1, 2, and 3, their connector plugs, and what situations they’re best f…

Electric Cars vs. Hybrids: What’s the Difference?

The low and zero-emission vehicle market has grown exponentially in recent years. If you’re shopping for one, you’re probably wondering what the difference is between a hybrid vehicle and an all-electric vehicle (EV), and whi…

What Is Regenerative Braking, and How Does It Work?

Do even a little research on electric vehicles (EVs) and you’ll see the term “regenerative braking.” You probably know that it allows EVs and hybrids to extend their range a bit with spare kinetic energy, but how does it real…

How Does an Electric Vehicle Work?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are spiking in popularity as the world moves toward more renewable energy and transportation solutions to fight climate change. The technology behind EVs has improved, and they’ve become a much larger …
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