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How to Calculate EV Charging Costs

There are a number of reasons you might want to buy an electric vehicle. You might choose an EV because you care deeply about your carbon footprint, for example. You might choose an EV because you keep your vehicles for a long time, and you’re concerned about the future value of a vehicle powe...[Read More]

Bosch Power Max 2 – Our Review

The Bosch Power Max Level 2 charging station was revolutionary when it debuted in 2013. In addition to its sub-$500 price tag, the original Power Max was lauded for its compact size and stylish appearance. It also came standard with a 25 foot charging cord, a favorite feature of early buyers. In 201...[Read More]

How Much Electricity Does It Take to Charge a Chevy Volt?

Today we take a look at how much electricity it takes to charge a Chevy Volt. Before we attempt to answer this question, let’s take a look at some of the basics… The Chevrolet Volt was first introduced on the U.S. market in December of 2010. Since then, the car has managed to become the ...[Read More]

How to Reboot Your Tesla Model X

We’ve covered procedures for rebooting your Tesla Model S and Model 3 in the past. If you haven’t had a chance to do so, I would encourage you to click here and here for these tutorials. Today, we cover Tesla’s only SUV to date and take a look at a few different ways to reboot the ...[Read More]

The 5 Newest EVs Unveiled at the 2019 LA Auto Show

There are a few things I miss about living in Southern California. The weather. The Mexican food. Bonfires at the beach during the Summer. And of course, the LA Auto Show. I used to go every year with my dad. We would walk around together pretending to be car experts and provide commentary to each o...[Read More]

How Much Electricity Does It Take to Charge a Tesla Model 3?

As I’ve written before, we here at enrg.io are big fans of all things Tesla. Tesla’s newest and most affordable car is of course the Model 3. Since its debut in 2017, the Model 3 has become Tesla’s most popular offering, leaving the Model S and the Model X in the dust with respect ...[Read More]

How Much Can a Chevy Spark EV Tow?

How much can a Chevy Spark EV tow you ask? We will try and answer that question for you today. The Chevy Spark has an interesting backstory. First launched in 1998 as the Daewoo Matiz, the car was originally only available in various Asian countries. After General Motors completed their takeover of ...[Read More]

State of the Art 2020: Electric Motorcycle Racing

The inaugural season of MotoE just wrapped up a few weeks ago in Valencia, Spain, with the aptly-named Italian Matteo Ferrari taking the widely celebrated first-ever championship in the history of this all-electric racing series. It so very nearly wasn’t so, however– and as such, in this...[Read More]

Renault Zoe 0-60 Times – A Performance Overview

We touched a bit on the Renault Zoe back in October when we provided an overview of service costs. Today we shift focus to performance, including Renault Zoe 0-60 times. But first, a bit of history. Renault does not directly sell any of its products in the United States. After selling its share of t...[Read More]

How Much Can the Tesla Cybertruck Tow

One of the most anticipated questions before last night’s Tesla Cybertruck unveiling was: How Much Can the Tesla Cybertruck Tow? We now know there are three answers. The single motor RWD variant of the truck can tow 7,500 pounds. The dual motor AWD version can tow 10,000 pounds and the beast o...[Read More]

How Much Does an EV Conversion Cost?

Have you ever considered turning a gas-guzzler into an all-electric vehicle (EV)? How much do you know about EV conversion cost? Let’s take a look at the basics and see if we can avoid some common pitfalls that come with the process. It’s just sitting there. Collecting dust. Taking up sp...[Read More]

Wireless EV Charging Explained

Imagine parking your all-electric vehicle (EV) in a parking spot that offers wireless battery charging. You turn your car off, exit your vehicle, and walk away without doing anything else? Wait a sec…there’s nothing to connect? No unsanitary charging cable that any weirdo may have handle...[Read More]

Electric School Buses – A Complete Overview

I was fortunate enough to act as a chaperone for one of my kids’ field trips not so long ago. Bouncing up and down on a bench seat with no seat belt and wanting to rip my ears off because the cacophony of children screaming really took me back. I remember riding the bus to school somewhat fond...[Read More]

Electric Truck Manufacturers – Complete List

In 2018 the top 3 pickup truck manufacturers sold a combined 2 million trucks in the US according to this report on vehicles sales. With such a large slice of the new vehicle sale pie, it’s no wonder electric truck manufacturers are popping up and hoping to join the party. Ford’s F-serie...[Read More]

How to Open a Tesla Door – Ultimate Guide For All Models

  All three Tesla models currently available have slightly different door handles so you or your passengers may wonder how to open a Tesla door. This ultimate guide for all models breaks it down. Introduction When the Tesla Model S hit the scene in 2012, many things struck those introduced to i...[Read More]