Plugin Cars News
By the time the Kia Soul EV goes on sale in the fall, consumers will have no fewer than nine small relatively affordable all-electric cars to consider. This begs the question: What is Kia bringing to the market that is not already available?
If you live in an apartment or condominium complex, getting access to a charging station for your plug-in electric vehicle can be a little complicated. It's not as easy as simply running an extension cord out your window or installing a charging station in your favorite parking space. It can take weeks or months to work through the multiple steps to make charging available.
Electric cars are already cheap to lease, but you can do even better with special deals and leftover 2013 models.
The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee has a noble goal: to level the playing field for clean energy incentives while also making their benefits more predictable.
AeroVironment today unveiled TurboCord, a portable charging cord that weighs less than five pounds and plugs directly into electrical outlets. The availability of TurboCord follows a trend of EV charging equipment becoming smaller, simpler, and more affordable.
New to EVs? Start here
What Is An Electric Car?
Before we get going, let's establish basic definitions.
A Quick Guide to Plug-in Hybrids
Some plug-in cars have back-up engines to extend driving range.
Electric Cars Pros and Cons
EVs are a great solution for most people. But not everybody.
Seven Things To Know About Buying a Plug-In Car
A few simple tips before you visit the dealership.
Federal and Local Incentives for Plug-in Hybrids and Electric Cars
Take advantage of credits and rebates to reduce EV costs.
Eight Factors Determining Total Cost of Ownership of an Electric Car
EVs get bad rap as expensive. Until you look at TCO.
Quick Guide to Buying Your First Home EV Charger
You'll want a home charger. Here's how to buy the right one.
Electric Car Utility Rate Plans: Top Five Rules
With the right utility plan, electric fuel can be dirt cheap.
The Ultimate Guide to Electric Car Charging Networks
If you plan to charge in public, you'll want to sign up for charging network membership (or two).
Eight Rules of Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette
Thou shalt charge only when necessary. And other rules to live by.