Although the initial purchasing cost of an electric vehicle is often much higher than a gas-powered one, many people switch to an EV because the cost of keeping it fuelled up is significantly cheaper. In this post, we’ll look at some factors that influence the pricing of electricity for BEVs and PHEVs to help you... Read More.
Electric vehicles are starting to gain serious traction in the marketplace, thanks to the recent high-profile introductions of crossovers like the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and Ford Mustang Mach-E. But all three of those brands got their start in the electric vehicle segment with plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), which combine limited electric range with a... Read More.
The initial purchasing cost of an electric vehicle is one of the main factors that deter people from switching over. Depending on where you live, you may be able to offset some of this cost with incentives provided by the government. In Canada, there are a few programs that award financial incentives to those planning... Read More.
The most common concern when buying an electric vehicle (EV) is the vehicle’s range. Range anxiety can be an issue for all drivers, but range anxiety has always been a more common issue for EV owners. When EVs first appeared on the market, they had an incredibly small range, and the lack of readily available... Read More.
You want to go on a road trip, but you’re concerned. Will your electric vehicle be able to make the trip? Electric vehicles are the future of the automotive industry. They release fewer emissions and don’t require fossil fuels to run. The only problem is that they do not seem effective for long-distance travelling. Electric... Read More.
What is the worst part about renting a car? Forgetting to put gas in before you hand it back, of course. That’s a recipe for a high charge on your rental bill. What if filling the vehicle before you brought it back was no longer needed? And what if renting a car could help the... Read More.
Have you seen a video of a Tesla taking off from a stop, whipping its passengers back with force? An EV with so much power, even though there’s no big motor in the front? Their front trunk or “frunk” may confuse some prospective EV buyers about what really powers these futuristic vehicles. In today’s blog... Read More.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more affordable as the technology improves and the cost of making EV-specific components like batteries and motors comes down. But while new electric vehicle (EV) prices are decreasing, they are still more expensive than comparable gas and hybrid models and may be out of reach even with government rebates. One... Read More.
By Lori Straus One of the most common concerns about driving a battery-electric vehicle (BEV), which doesn’t require any gas to operate, is the range of the vehicle. Hybrid vehicles don’t have this concern, because they still have a gas tank. However, with increasingly more people becoming concerned about the environmental impact of driving, BEVs... Read More.
by Lori Straus The shift toward electric vehicles (EVs) has been picking up steam for over a decade now. If you’re in the market for a new car and you’re considering an EV, how do you know that the one you want to buy is more energy efficient overall compared to a fuel-efficient, gas-powered vehicle?... Read More.