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What Are the Different Types of Electric Car Plugs?

There are four types of electric car plugs in North America. Each plug is compatible with different electric vehicles (EVs) as well as capable of providing a certain amount of power.  Knowing which plug your EV can accept is critically important as not all charging stations carry all the different types of electric car plugs. …

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What Is the Difference Between EV Capable, EV Ready, and EV Installed?

Electric vehicles (EV), like any new technology, are still working through terminology. As technology advances, standardized terms are defined. The same holds true for EV charging terms. For architects, engineers, builders, and contractors out there, it is critical to understand these EV charging terms, especially as EVs become more and more prevalent. In fact, some …

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What Is an EV Charging Consultant?

For most individuals and businesses, installing an electric vehicle (EV) charging station(s) will be the first time they have ever gone through the project. As exciting as it is to provide charging solutions for residents, employees, or customers, it can be fairly challenging throughout the job.  Like other first-time projects, this inexperience can lead to …

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How Far Can an Electric Car Go?

How Far Can an Electric Car Go?

How far can an electric car go? It’s one of the first questions first-time electric vehicle (EV) shoppers have. In addition to questions about charging, shoppers looking into EVs are concerned about the range.  Ultimately, prospective buyers are worried if the EV will travel far enough to reach their typical destinations. With a conventional internal …

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Seven Things To Do After Purchasing Your First Electric Car

Chances are if you are reading this article you just purchase your first electric car. Congratulations! You have just made a big step in reducing your personal carbon footprint. In addition, you are on your way to saving money as electric vehicles (EVs) are typically cheaper when looking at the total cost of ownership. However, …

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How long does it take to charge an electric car

How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Car?

“How long does it take to charge an electric car?” is one of the first questions first-time shoppers have. Among a few other things, charging is a big concern. Electric vehicles (EVs) have come a long way in just 10 years, however, new EV buyers are still concerned about charging duration.  With the conventional internal …

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Tesla Supercharger Basics

Tesla Supercharger Basics: Everything You Need to Know

There are many ways to charge an electric car. For most, it occurs overnight at home. However, for the occasional long-distance trip, electric vehicle (EV) drivers look to DC Fast Charging (DCFC). In the case of Tesla owners, they look to Tesla Supercharger stations.  What is a Tesla Supercharger? How does that differ from a …

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