BUYING GUIDES

Do I need a Level 2 home charger for my Nissan Leaf?

Originally introduced in 2010, the Nissan Leaf was one of the first mainstream BEVs in the U.S. The second-generation model was introduced in 2017 before arriving dealerships in 2018. Throughout the years, Nissan has continually improved on the Leaf and if you’re in the market for one and want to learn more about its charging […]

by Jason Siu
11/4/2022
Do I need a Level 2 home charger for my Toyota Prius Prime?

As the plug-in hybrid variant of the popular Toyota Prius, the Prius Prime offers an EPA-estimated driving range of 25 miles in EV Mode from its 8.8-kWh battery pack. The vehicle comes with a charging cable that offers Level 1 charging speeds and can be plugged into your standard 120-volt household outlet. In this post, […]

by Jason Siu
11/1/2022
What adapter do I need to connect to the Ford F-150 Pro Power Onboard generator?

One of the coolest features of the 2021 Ford F-150, in addition to the hybrid added to the lineup, is the onboard power generator. Ford calls it Pro Power Onboard, and it can produce up to 7.2 kW of electricity if it’s equipped to the hybrid version of the truck. At first glance, the power […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/16/2022
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 or 2022 Kia EV6: Which one to buy?

The choices for battery-electric vehicles are growing every year but two entries from Korea stand out above the rest: the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the 2022 Kia EV6. Built on Hyundai Motor Group’s BEV-specific E-GMP platform, both vehicles are new from the ground up and aim to establish their respective brands as electrification leaders. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/1/2022
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 or 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric: Which one to buy?

Car shopping sometimes reveals things you hadn’t thought of when you first started researching what you wanted to buy. In certain cases, you’ll find one brand has two extremely compelling battery-electric vehicles in the lineup. That’s the case with the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric. These two are among the best […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/1/2022
The best tires for an electric vehicle

The tires you have on your electric vehicle play a role in the number of miles you can drive on a charge. You may not have considered the impact your tires have on the EV, but because these tires handle more weight than the same size tires would have to handle if you’re driving an […]

by Robbi Hess
6/20/2022
Which home charger or Level 2 charger should I buy for my Tesla?

You’ve decided that Tesla is the electric vehicle for you, but which home charger should you buy? While Tesla sells its own charging equipment, there are other lots of other options to consider. Here’s a breakdown of how EV charging works and how quickly the different chargers can charge your Tesla so you can decide […]

by Nicole Wakelin
6/7/2022
How much do home EV charging stations cost?

Wondering how much electric vehicle charging stations cost before you make the switch to electric? It all comes down to how quickly they can charge your car and which charging options your car supports. Here’s a run down of what’s available, charging speeds, and how to decide which option is the right one for you. […]

by Nicole Wakelin
5/18/2022
Do I need a level 2 charger at home for my GMC Hummer EV?

Yes. There’s no lengthy introduction here, or beating around the proverbial bush. You need a level 2 home charger if you have a GMC Hummer EV or plan on getting one. The 2022 GMC Hummer EV marks the return of the Hummer nameplate, and we’re quite fond of the new truck. There’s even an SUV […]

by Chad Kirchner
4/7/2022
Should you get a Level 2 charger for your Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid?

The updated Jeep Grand Cherokee promises to be one of the best Grand Cherokees to come from the storied brand. New for this generation is the addition of a plug-in hybrid powertrain. A 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine is mated to an electric motor and a lithium ion battery to deliver better acceleration than a 5.7-liter […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/31/2022