BUYING GUIDES

Should you get a Level 2 charger for your Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid?

Whether you’re picking up a deal on a previous-year Chrysler Pacifica PHEV, or considering picking up the new model, you might be wondering about plugging in at home. The car comes with a Level 1 trickle charger, but it’ll also take a Level 2 charger. Should you go through the hassle and expense of getting […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/9/2020
What is an electric vehicle?

So, you’ve decided to go all-in on electrification. You’ve got the 240-volt level 2 charger in your garage and you’re getting ready to trade in your old vehicle for an electrified one. We’re sure you’ve got questions and we’re here to answer them, including the most basic one: what is an electric vehicle or EV? […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/9/2020
What is a hybrid electric vehicle?

As electrification becomes more widespread, chances are you’ll encounter more hybrid electric vehicles on the road or when you’re shopping for a new car. What is a hybrid electric vehicle, you ask? It’s a car or SUV that utilizes both a gas engine and an electric motor backed by a battery to power the vehicle. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/7/2020
How much does a Tesla cost?

Tesla isn’t necessarily new to the car market, but it doesn’t have anywhere near the history and credibility of established automakers. It also has a drastically different sales method in comparison to big automakers like Ford or Chevrolet, selling direct to consumers through distribution centers rather than franchise dealers. Regardless, you can in fact buy […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
12/3/2020
Will the Walmart Black Friday TV fit in my electric car?

Despite the pandemic and economic uncertainty that comes with it, the holiday shopping season is upon us. That means that the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, people will be flocking to stores and online to get holiday deals. While many will shop online this year because of the pandemic, some may mask up […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/19/2020
All of the electric vehicles on sale today: November 2020 edition

The list of electric vehicles available to buy is growing rapidly with 15 models available from nine major automakers today. That number is set to grow before the end of the year (Ford Mustang Mach-E) and will expand even further by the end of 2021. Last year one in 20 new vehicles sold globally is […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
11/13/2020
3 top-rated electric scooters to explore your local community

If you haven’t tried an electric scooter, you’re truly missing out. Whether it’s for last-mile commuting or recreation, the electrified rental scooters seen in most city sidewalks these days are an excellent choice for urban mobility. Hopping on a rental unit here and there won’t hurt your pocketbook much, but anyone riding an electric scooter […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
11/2/2020
Used EV buying guide: 7 tips and tricks for finding your dream electric vehicle

So you want an Electric Vehicle, but the sticker shock of a brand-new one has you looking elsewhere? Why not a used EV? As sales continue to grow, more and more previously charged electric vehicles are becoming available, especially in states that have been offering big incentives on new ones for years. A new type […]

by Evan Williams
11/2/2020
Enhancing the ownership experience: The first accessories to buy with your new EV

With any vehicle purchase comes a handful of accessories that will help make ownership easy and a positive experience. We’ve compiled a list of accessories any new EV owner should strongly consider after taking delivery of their new vehicle. Home Charing Station Hands-down the number-one accessory any EV owner should buy is a home charging […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
10/22/2020
Pros and cons: Should you purchase the white interior for your new Tesla?

Billed as a premium option, Tesla offers a white interior in the Model S, X, 3 and Y. It is a $1,000 option for 3 and Y shoppers, and $1,500 extra for S and X models, which also offer a cream interior for the same upcharge. Casual observation shows that few buyers opt for the […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
10/6/2020