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All Articles on Electric Cars

Why Are Electric Cars Getting More Expensive if Batteries Are Getting Cheaper?
Electric cars are geared towards specific drivers so even though battery costs are going down, that should be kept in mind.
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Jerry
May 21, 2022
Subaru Solterra vs. Toyota bZ4X: The Cheaper EV Isn't What You Think
The nearly identical Subaru Solterra and Toyota bZ4X have a price gap of $3,000. Can Subaru’s access to tax credits make up the difference?
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Jerry
May 18, 2022
Going Green Won't Be Easy for Automakers, Data from Germany Shows
Electric vehicles won’t get automakers to carbon neutrality alone. How will the industry tackle the environmental impact of production?
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Jerry
May 16, 2022
Nuclear Powered Cars Could Be the Future of EVs
Lithium-ion batteries run the EV market nowadays, but what are our other options? Nuclear energy could be one. Though there are issues to work out, nuclear energy could certainly be a viable way to power cars, with very little fuel required to produce huge amounts of power.
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Jerry
May 01, 2022
What Is 'Canoo'?
Canoo’s quirky electric Lifestyle Vehicles are super unique! Is this the right EV for your lifestyle?
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Jerry
Apr 30, 2022
Aggressive EV Legislation Would Ban Gas Cars in Washington State by 2030
California has declared it will ban the sale of gas cars in 2035, but Washington State is taking things a step farther. They’ve promised to ban new gas cars by 2030, the only other state to create such a ban.
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Jerry
Apr 21, 2022
Vietnam Has Announced An EV For the US Market
Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast will be bringing two crossover EVs to the U.S. the VF8 and the VF9.
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Jerry
Apr 12, 2022
There's A Lot to Be Excited About With The Bollinger B1
New electric cars are coming out left and right, one of which being the Bollinger B1—or so we thought. Read to learn more.
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Jerry
Apr 10, 2022
EV Charging Might Be As Quick As Fueling Up Soon
Quantum charging is a breakthrough type of technology that could fully charge an electric car in just a few minutes.
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Jerry
Apr 10, 2022
This Electric Crossover Could Drive the EV Revolution
The 2021 VW ID.4 is an electric vehicle that is the epitome of luxury with its design features and comes with an affordable price tag.
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Jerry
Apr 03, 2022
The Upcoming Polestar Is Entirely Carbon Neutral
Polestar has designed a car that both Mother Earth and Batman can be proud of. When will we see it hit the market?
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Jerry
Mar 28, 2022
A Startup Wants Kenya to Embrace EVs
A university group identified Kenya as an ideal spot for EVs. And now a group is working to make that move
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Jerry
Mar 25, 2022
Electric Car or Hybrid: Take a Quiz to Figure Out Which Is Right for Your Needs
As the EV market continues to grow, it might be a good time to consider whether a hybrid or BEV would suit your lifestyle better. Well, Consumer Reports has come up with a quiz to help you suss that out.
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Jerry
Mar 10, 2022
Didn't See A Tesla Ad During The Super Bowl? Here's Why
The Super Bowl is the biggest advertising stage on television. Where was Tesla in the EV ad parade this year?
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Jerry
Mar 04, 2022
The Chip Shortage Might Not Last as Long as Some Thought
GM had its best year yet in 2021, despite the microchip shortage. What does the auto giant plan to do with its extra cash?
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Jerry
Mar 01, 2022
Muscle Car vs. Sports Car: Which One is Going Electric Faster?
When it comes to electric sports cars versus electric muscle cars only electric sports cars have been produced.
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Jerry
Feb 18, 2022
Will the Tesla Cybertruck Be Amphibious?
This aftermarket accessory can turn the Tesla Cybertruck into a boat. Yes, really!
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Jerry
Feb 18, 2022
Bidding Farewell to the BMW i3
Why is BMW stopping production on the i3 in July, and do they have plans to replace it with a more modern BEV?
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Jerry
Feb 16, 2022
Electric Cars Have Gotten Insanely Fast
Electric cars have constantly been pitched as an environmentally friendly option. However, EVs are now pushing the limits of speed and acceleration in cars.
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Jerry
Feb 15, 2022
Only 2 EVs Made KBB’s ‘Favorite New for 2022 Cars’
Despite all the hype about EVs, only two EVs made Kelley Blue Book’s Favorite Cars of 2022 list. Can you guess which two models made the top 12?
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Jerry
Feb 08, 2022
New Cadillac Celestiq Will Be Heaped with Tech
The Cadillac Celestiq has numerous technologically advanced features and has a luxury price tag to come with it.
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Jerry
Feb 07, 2022
JoJo Siwa's Tesla Definitely Matches Her Aesthetic
Jojo Siwa has an eclectic, bubbly, and fun personality that completely matches the look of the Tesla she was given.
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Jerry
Feb 06, 2022
Are 3-Wheel Electric Cars the Wave of the Future?
Electric cars are getting more popular, but now it looks like 3-wheel EVs might also be on the horizon. Here’s a look at the ones that are already out and why automakers might want to make more.
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Jerry
Feb 05, 2022
This Crazy Test Figured Out How EVs Perform in the Cold
Can an EV handle extreme cold weather? This man set out to discover the truth!
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Jerry
Feb 08, 2022
Elon Musk Bought A James Bond Car
Musk bought the Lotus Espirit in 2013—and it influenced one of Tesla's major products.
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Jerry
Feb 07, 2022
Is a Tesla Worth it?
Owning a Tesla is up to a consumer’s preferences since there are numerous pros and cons to the EV.
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Jerry
Jan 30, 2022
The Mercedes-Benz EQE: Racing to the Future of EVs
The Mercedes EQE is the latest sedan to hop on the electrification train. And the specs look enticing.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
A Sweet Ride: the 2022 Porsche Taycan Turbo S
The Taycan Turbo S builds on the sublime base-level model by upgrading power, luxury, and speed. But it comes at a cost.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
One Insane Way To Deal With An Expensive Car Repair Bill
A car owner didn’t want to pay a massive repair bill. So he took matters into his own hands—using dynamite to total his car outright.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The All-new BMW IX Is a Glimpse Into the Future of Electric Vehicles
The BMW iX has advanced features—as well as impressive performance—that make it an EV to watch. And it won’t be long before it hits the road.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Electric Cars

Do rest stops have charging stations for electric cars?
I have been thinking about getting an electric car, but I do have to travel somewhat often for work and I’ve heard that electric cars are not great for long distances. Would I be able to charge my electric car at places like highway rest stops?
Allison Stone
Mar 21, 2022
Are electric cars more polluting than diesel?
I know that electric cars are more eco-friendly than gas-powered vehicles. But what about cars or trucks that run on diesel?
Jason Crosby
Feb 15, 2022
What was the first electric car?
I know about famous electric car brands like Tesla and Lucid, and now I’m feeling curious about the history of electric vehicles. What was the first electric car?
Ru Chen
Jan 24, 2022
Do they still make cars without electric windows?
I know that manual, crank-style windows are unpopular but I’ve always preferred them to the electric kind. Can you still buy a new car without electric windows?
Allison Stone
Mar 21, 2022
Can an electric car electrocute you?
Silly question, can an electric car electrocute you?
Chanice Boyd
Feb 28, 2022
How big is the electric car industry?
I’ve been thinking about buying an electric car to become more eco-friendly, but I wonder if electric cars are here to stay or if they’re just a passing fad. I hear about them all the time, but I wonder how common they actually are, and how much the industry is expected to grow. How big is the electric car industry?
Allison Stone
Mar 19, 2022
How much does it cost to install an electric car charger?
Is it expensive to install an electric car charger at your house? I’ve been considering getting an electric car, but I’m afraid that the charger will be too expensive to justify.
Liz Jenson
Mar 07, 2022
How are electric cars impacting society?
Electric cars are a huge shift away from what we’re used to as a society. How are electric cars impacting society?
Marlee John
Mar 25, 2022
Do electric cars have mufflers?
For my next car, I want something that has a smooth, quiet ride where I don’t have to worry about waking up my neighbors late at night. Do electric cars have mufflers to help with the noise?
Allison Stone
Mar 11, 2022
Can the national grid cope with electric cars?
I’m interested in buying an electric vehicle, but I worry that with more people moving to electric, the national grid won’t be able to handle all the draw on electricity. Can the national grid cope with electric cars?
Emily Jansen
Mar 26, 2022
Are electric cars warm in the winter?
I live in a cold climate and was wondering if electric cars stay warm in the winter?
Kara Vanderbeek
Mar 26, 2022
What is the difference between autopilot and full self-driving?
I spend a lot of time commuting, so I’m considering upgrading to a Tesla for a few reasons—including the awesome driver assistance features. But I’m a little confused between some of the options. Can you help explain the difference between their autopilot features and full self-driving?
Macy Fouse
Mar 01, 2022
Where Do You Charge Electric Cars?
I’m used to driving my gas car, and it’s easy to look for a gas station since they’re familiar and they’re everywhere. Now I’m considering getting an electric car, but I’m concerned about where I would charge it. If I got an electric car where would I be able to charge it?
Serena Aburahma
Jan 18, 2022
Are electric car charging stations free?
I’m thinking about getting an electric car because gas is becoming costly and it seems that we’re switching to electric cars as a country. I’m concerned about the cost of charging an electric car outside of my home. Are charging stations for electric cars free to use?
Serena Aburahma
Jan 18, 2022
Can electric cars break down?
I’ve been looking into getting my first electric car but I have some concerns about the amount of maintenance it might need. Can electric cars break down?
Allison Stone
Feb 28, 2022
Do I need a garage to own an electric car?
I want to buy an electric car, but as of right now I live in an apartment complex that has a shared parking lot. Would I still be able to drive an electric car without a garage?
Allison Stone
Mar 11, 2022
Will autonomous vehicles be electric?
I’m interested in the technology of autonomous vehicles but I was wondering, is the autonomous vehicle future an electric one?
Serena Aburahma
Mar 11, 2022
Do electric cars have to pay for parking?
I’ve been thinking about finally buying an electric car, but to be honest, design and style are very important to me, and something about the way most electric cars look is just missing the mark. Why do so many electric cars look like that?
Allison Stone
Mar 11, 2022
Are electric cars reliable?
Over the last few years, I’ve noticed the number of electric vehicles in my neighborhood increasing—it seems like there’s a Tesla on every street! My wife and I have been thinking about getting one, but we want to make sure it won’t break down on us. Are electric cars as reliable as gas cars?
Samuel Todd
Jan 25, 2022
Do electric cars have rpms?
I’m thinking about buying my first electric car but I’m wondering how they compare to gas-powered cars in terms of performance. Can electric car performance be measured in revolutions per minute or RPMs?
Allison Stone
Mar 11, 2022
Can an electric car sit unused for six months?
I'm leaving the country for half a year, and I want to know —can I safely leave my electric car unused for about six months?
Chanice Boyd
Mar 03, 2022
Are electric cars the solution to global warming?
Global warming seems to be in the news more and more these days and I was wondering, are electric cars the solution to the problem of global warming?
Preston Vanderslice
Feb 28, 2022
Are electric cars reliable in Michigan weather all year round?
I want to buy an electric vehicle, but I live in Michigan, and the temperature can sometimes drop well below freezing in the winter. Will electric cars be reliable in Michigan weather all year round?
Chanice Boyd
Feb 28, 2022
Does driving an electric car help the environment?
I’ve read a ton about Teslas and other electric cars, and I think I’m going to buy one. While I’m excited about skipping the line at the pump, I’ve also read that electric cars don’t actually help the environment. Is this true? Does driving an electric vehicle help the environment or not?
Eric Schad
Mar 15, 2022
Can you work on your electric car at home?
I want to buy an electric car, but I want to cut costs wherever I can. Will I be able to work on my electric car at home instead of bringing it to a mechanic?
Chanice Boyd
Mar 04, 2022
Do electric cars hit deer more?
I’m looking into buying my first electric car, but I’m concerned as someone who lives in a heavily wooded area that the quiet motor of the electric car could make me less noticeable to animals, and put me at higher risk for hitting wildlife. Is an electric car more likely to hit wildlife like deer?
Allison Stone
Mar 11, 2022
Can you get exhaust sound from an electric car somehow?
One of the biggest hassles to me of owning a gas-powered car is the obnoxious exhaust sound. Could you somehow get this same type of sound from an electric car?
Allison Stone
Mar 04, 2022
Do Tesla electric cars have heaters?
I don't know much about cars, but I know that a regular vehicle heats the cabin with the heat from the engine. Tesla's don't have an engine, but do their electric cars have heaters?
Chanice Boyd
Mar 22, 2022
How often should I charge my electric car?
I’m wondering if it’s OK to charge my electric car every night. Are there any drawbacks to doing this?
Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jan 25, 2022
Can electric cars drive in the carpool lane in Arizona?
I live in Arizona and I was hoping that an electric car would make my commute to work more efficient in more than one way. Obviously, it would save me the money spent on fuel, but I heard that electric cars are also eligible to use the carpool lane, even if there’s only one passenger on board. Is this true?
Allison Stone
Feb 28, 2022

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