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What Does Vehicle-to-Grid (v2g) Mean?

There are times dear readers, where I try to write about topics that are a bit…above my pay grade. You see, I’m a simple man but I know what love is. Wait, that was from Forrest Gump. Anywho, I will readily admit that this may be one of those times. My brain doesn’t do science very...[Read More]

The Best of Tesla Trunk or Treat!

It’s that time of year again. I do so love Halloween. The costumes, the candy, the parties, it’s all so much fun! Halloween also means it’s time for another family tradition of ours: Trunk or Treat! The day that I will clean out the trunk of my car, decorate the hell out of it and ...[Read More]

CCS Charger – Everything You Need to Know

We briefly touched on CCS chargers in our overview of EV charging connector types back in August. Please check this article out if you haven’t done so already, and even if you have feel free to give it another read! CCS stands for “Combined Charging System,” which utilizes a tradit...[Read More]

Maryland EV Tax Credit – Everything You Need to Know

What thoughts come to mind when you think of Maryland? For me it’s good times at the Baltimore Aquarium and eating at awesome seafood restaurants on the Chesapeake Bay. Being a resident of Virginia, I find myself venturing into The Old Line State from time to time. My beloved commonwealth does...[Read More]

How Long Does It Take to Charge a Tesla Roadster?

Ah, the Tesla Roadster. I’ve yet to see one in person but I’ve spent more time than I care to admit ogling it on the Internet. I hope my wife isn’t too jealous. At any rate, the car that I often joke about selling kidneys to buy will be here in 2020. This absolute beauty (pictured ...[Read More]

How to Clean and Protect Alcantara in Your Tesla

I have mixed feelings about genuine leather when it comes to car seats. My gas-guzzling Ford SUV has black leather seats. Easy to clean but hotter than Hades during the summer. My little Mercedes coupe that I’ve mentioned a few times before had faux leather seats, more specifically “MB-T...[Read More]

How Different Racing Series Are Going Green

What is it about racing that we humans find so entertaining? Is it the competition? Maybe it’s the danger? Nerds like me enjoy the technology behind the machines that are involved. Whatever the reason may be, racing is big business. We provided a brief overview of the Formula E Racing League b...[Read More]

Types of Electric Vehicles Explained: EV, HEV, and PHEV

Are you ready to make a statement about your concern for the environment? Are you interested in ditching your traditional gas-guzzler in favor of a more environmentally friendly car? Have confusion about the different types of electric vehicles got you down? Fear not dear reader, we have you covered...[Read More]

CHAdeMO Charger Cost Overview

We briefly mentioned charging with a CHAdeMO charger in our study of different all-electric vehicle (EV) connector types. Today we take a closer look at this type of charging system, including CHAdeMO charger cost. CHAdeMO is a quick-charging system developed in Japan and used all over the globe. CH...[Read More]

Tesla Powerwall Specs: What You Need to Know

We here at enrg.io love everything Tesla as we’ve stated before. While we can’t all be lucky enough to own one, I think it’s fair to say that anyone with any interest in all-electric vehicles (EVs) can appreciate the excellent work Elon Musk and his company have done. Tesla has adv...[Read More]

How Tesla Owners Become Brand Ambassadors

Tesla owners are an interesting bunch, as seemingly disproportionate amount of them become unofficial brand ambassadors. That is, they volunteer their time to further the Tesla Mission. Tesla’s mission, for those unfamiliar, is not to build the most popular electric vehicle. It’s not to ...[Read More]

BMW i3 Charging Time on 110v

We here at enrg.io love the BMW i3. While there have been a few complaints, most notably about the car’s air conditioning system and tires, most reviews for the i3 have been overwhelmingly positive. I especially like the body design of the i3. It’s well…different and that’s a...[Read More]

Can You Charge a Nissan Leaf on 110v?

No matter what kind of car I drive (or drives me) in the future, I’ll always remember my 2012 Nissan Leaf.  Since its introduction in 2010, the Nissan Leaf has become the world’s best selling all-electric vehicle (EV) of all time. I’ve become accustomed to the whole concept of char...[Read More]

Tesla PUP (Premium Upgrade Package) – What’s Included and Is It Worth the Cost?

Deciding which options you can’t live without is one of the toughest parts about shopping for a new car. Do I need the spoiler? The 24 inch rims? The undercoating to prevent rust damage? Probably not. Still, selecting options can be a whole lot of fun. It can also be an exercise that results i...[Read More]

BMW i3 Charging Station Guide

We brought you the best BMW i3 forums here and discussed the pros and cons of buying a used BMW i3 here. Today we hope to provide you with a comprehensive BMW i3 charging station guide. BMW began production of the i3 hatchback in 2013. The first all-electric vehicle (EV) offering from the Bavarian b...[Read More]