Archive for April, 2014

04.29.2014 - by Tom Saxton
How Do EV Drivers Choose To Charge Their Cars?

EV drivers have a choice in how they charge their cars. The major models all offer at least two choices: charge from an ordinary 120V household outlet (Level 1) or from a 240V charging station (Level 2). Level 2 charging covers a wide range of charging speeds. A Chevy Volt

How Much Does It Cost To Charge An Electric Car?
04.17.2014 - by Mary Kathryn Campbell
How Much Does It Cost To Charge An Electric Car?

By Tom Moloughney – UPDATED November 2016 There are many reasons for considering making an electric car the next car you buy or lease. Besides the many environmental benefits, the promise of energy security, the silky-smooth driving experience with instant torque available without delay, and low maintenance, one of the

04.10.2014 - by Michael Thwaite
New Jersey v. the Electric Car – Is this a National Issue?

Last month, March 11th, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) voted to enforce an age old ruling that prohibited car manufacturers from selling cars directly to the consumer. The target of that act was Tesla Motors Inc. Tesla, who has been selling cars in New Jersey for some time

04.01.2014 - by Mary Kathryn Campbell
The Germans are Coming!

Considering Germany is home to automotive titans like Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW, it’s disappointing America hasn’t had many plug-in offerings coming from there. It was only last year when the first plug-ins from Germany arrived here when smart began selling the smart electric drive in mid 2013, followed by the