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 powered by internal combustion. You might not care about any of that and may just want the … [Read more...] about How to Calculate EV Charging Costs
That headline? It isn't clickbait-- and it isn't some hyped up version of a watered-down commitment to "electrification", either. Mercedes-Benz, the oldest car company in the world and makers of some of the most powerful internal combustion engines to ever see production, has stopped developing new internal combustion engines, according to Daimler (Mercedes' parent company) … [Read more...] about Mercedes Stops Internal Combustion Development, Fully Commits to EVs
We covered the pros and cons of buying a used Model S last week. While I'm pretty sure that 99 out of 100 people would prefer to buy a new car, the reality is that most of us can't or don't want to afford to. In addition to (most of the time) being a bad investment, buying a new car can be a stressful experience. If you're okay with a certified pre-owned EVs, Carmax, … [Read more...] about Best Place to Find Certified Pre-Owned EVs
“China Challenge” mastered – Volkswagen’s fully-electric prototype sets new benchmark on Tianmen Mountain Romain Dumas conquers the 99 hairpins on the 10.906-kilometre “Big Gate Road” in less than 8 minutes ID.R is the sportiest representative of the electric ID. family of products Another day, another motorsports speed record taken down by the all-electric Volkswagen ID. … [Read more...] about Volkswagen ID.R Smashes Tianmen Mountain Record
The progress electric cars have made in the last decade is, frankly, staggering. As recently as 2008, in fact, you could win engineering awards at SEMA for building a "hybrid" concept car that was basically a normal car with eight extra car batteries stuffed into the trunk. You can trust me on that, since building that very car is what got me started writing about "green … [Read more...] about Out-Darwined by EVs, are Hybrids Going Extinct? Let’s Hope Not!
If you're anything like me you're well...broke. What are eco-warriors like me who want to save the environment but don't have a lot of dough to do? Are we doomed to drive gas-guzzlers because we can't afford to do otherwise? Absolutely not! Here are the cheapest all-electric cars that can be purchased in the United States today. Please note that there may be cheaper models … [Read more...] about Cheapest All-Electric Cars 2020
Battery technology has come a long way over the last decade, with mainstream electric products from General Motors, Nissan, and Tesla proving over and over again that EVs are more than capable of being, you know, real cars. As such, I feel like a lot of you are reading this and thinking, "All cars should be electric!" and that's true-- but that's not what this post is about. … [Read more...] about 5 New Cars that Really SHOULD Have Been Electric 2019
Perception lags reality. It's one of those ideas that, once understood, seems like it should be obvious. A thing happens in reality, and it takes a little while before we (the observers of reality) perceive it. The fireworks explode overhead, and a second later we hear the boom. Electric cars blow past internal combustion engines, and it takes a while to hear the-- whirr? … [Read more...] about American Idol: Drako GTE Packs 6491 Lb-ft of TQ
Enrg.io is largely based in the United States. As such, we have access to some of the best electric cars in the world from Tesla, Nissan, and others-- but we don't have access to ALL of the awesome electric cars out there. Markets like China, Russia, and Europe get cars we probably won't see here for years-- if at all! That fact-- and the fact that we all want things that we … [Read more...] about Forbidden Fruit: 5 Great EVs You Can’t Buy in the US
It's time to talk about everyone's favorite subject: taxes! Okay, so taxes are probably everyone's least favorite subject, but we all have to deal with them. As the old saying goes, only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. While policies may vary from country to country, this article will only focus on the United States. It is possible that we may revisit the … [Read more...] about Do Electric Vehicles Pay Road Tax?