Electric cars are remarkably simple compared to conventional vehicles, but they feature a lot of new technology, which comes with its own lingo. Here, you'll find everything you need to know about how EVs work, the most popular options, how to charge, and how to get the most out of the ownership experience.
Electric Car Overview
When people talk about electric cars today, they’re most likely referring to battery electric vehicles (BEVs). They store energy in rechargeable batteries and use one or more electric motors to power the vehicle. Read on to learn more about their technology and history.
How Does an Electric Car Work?
How do Electric Vehicles work? Read on to learn more about electric motors, EV batteries, EV charging, braking and other electric vehicle topics. We go in-depth on the inner workings of Electric Cars!
Benefits of Electric Cars
What are the benefits of Elecitrc Cars? Electric cars can not only help create a more sustainable future- they can help save money, give an enjoyable driving experience, and bring long-term reward for EV owners.
Popular Electric Car Options
Demand for electric vehicles is at an all-time high thanks to high fuel prices. Here is our list of the best-selling electric vehicles in the U.S. The surprise? Only two of the top five are Teslas.
Buying an Electric Car
Some drivers love the technology that EVs come with; some love the electrifying performance; some love the silence; some are looking to do their part for the environment. And many are looking to save money. Read on to learn why you might want to go electric.
Owning an Electric Car
If you make the leap into an electric car, what can you expect from the ownership experience? While EVs come with a lot of new and unfamiliar technology, most research shows that Electric Car owners love their vehicles - and will never go back to gasoline.
Maintaining an Electric Car
One of the best things about an electric car is that you won't have to pay for tune-ups, oil changes , spark plugs, drive belts, or transmission and differential servicing. But EVs are still cars, and will still require some maintenance over time. Read on to learn more.
How to Charge an Electric Car
How do you charge an electric car? Is it as simple as plugging in a smartphone or laptop? Mostly, the answer is yes, but there are a few nuances you should be aware of. Read on to learn more.
Getting the Most From Your Electric Car
Driving an electric car is a lot of fun as well as being more economical. Here, we’ve compiled a few tips to make your experience even better – from optimizing charging to improving your electric vehicle’s range and efficiency, and even tips for maximizing performance in cold weather.
History of Early Electric Cars
Did you know that the first battery-powered electric vehicle hit the road in 1838? Gasoline didn't always rule the automotive world, and you can learn more about the early history of electric driving here.