When you’re thinking about making the switch to an electric car, it can be overwhelming to think about all the things that will change. In particular, there can be anxiety around charging at home or on the road. What do you do if you’re going on a road trip or a longer journey? What sort of plug do you need? Will it have to be installed? Recurrent is here to let you know the basics about charging so you can jump into an EV with confidence and excitement.
If you’re comparing across different sorts of vehicles, it is common to measure efficiency IN MPGe, or miles per gallon equivalent. What does this measurement mean, how does EV efficiency differ from that in ICE cars, and what are the most efficient EVs on the road?
Bolt owners and EV enthusiasts alike have been closely following the Bolt battery issues since the initial recall announcement on November 17, 2020. Impacted batteries are in 2017, 2018, and some 2019 Bolts made in LG Chem’s Ochang, Korea facility.
Electric cars are young enough in 2021 that we are still learning about how their batteries age over the years. One thing that scientists understand well, after 20 years of studying lithium batteries, is that battery health is sensitive to something called depth of discharge.
You can spot the popular Chevrolet Bolt anywhere. It commutes, vacations, runs errands, or works for a living as well as just about any EV.
Ask someone to think of an electric car and they will likely conjure an image of the Tesla Model 3. Since its launch in 2017, this midsize four-door sedan has been the most popular fully electric car in the world.