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XCel Energy Is Helping Colorado Residents Buy Electric Vehicles
XCel Energy’s electric car program is helping low-income Colorado residents save money and energy.
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Alexandra Maloney
Sep 20, 2021
Renault's New EV Crossover Has A Unique Safety Feature
Renault has unveiled their first electric vehicle which has several elements that not only set it apart from its other vehicles, but also sets it apart from other EVs.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 20, 2021
4 New Electric Models & a New Head of Design for Lotus
With a new head of design, Lotus is planning on becoming all-electric like many other manufacturers by the end of the decade.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 19, 2021
Tesla Wasn't Invited to White House EV Event
In August, the White House hosted an electric vehicle event, inviting major automakers to usher in new EV goals. One leading EV maker wasn’t invited, and one particular reason offers the best explanation.
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Genevieve Fraser
Sep 19, 2021
This New Strategy Gives Electric RVs a Boost
RVs are large vehicles which means it’ll be hard to convert them to electric without losing substantial range. But, pairing them with rotary engines could be a solution.
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Hannah Dewitt
Sep 18, 2021
The Rivian R1T Has the Storage for Your Next Outdoor Adventure
The Rivian R1T electric pickup truck comes with impressive storage, a spacious interior, and great infotainment features.
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Hannah Dewitt
Sep 18, 2021
A Porsche Taycan Stars in a New Netflix Movie with The Rock
New Netflix film Red Notice stars an electric vehicle, the Porsche Taycan, alongside actor Dwayne Johnson, also known as The Rock.
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Isabel Armiento
Sep 18, 2021
Another Chevy Bolt Recall: Will It Scare Consumers Away?
The Chevy Bolt has been all over the news lately for the wrong reasons. Will the recent recalls on the Chevy Bolt drive customers to other electric vehicles?
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 17, 2021
2030 EV Deadline Pushes Automakers Into Making Costly Mistakes
The Biden administration has set a goal to phase out gas-powered cars by 2030. Automakers have faced a lot of EV manufacturing issues as they push out new models.
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Jane Lu
Sep 17, 2021
The Latest Luxury Electric Vehicles–for Kids?
Electric vehicles are taking the automotive industry by storm, and now kids can get in on the hype with plenty of mini-sized versions with Lamborghinis, Bugattis, and more made just for them!
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Genevieve Fraser
Sep 17, 2021
Is Toyota Changing Their Mind on EVs?
Toyota has been resistant to electric vehicles but it seems like this might change. The automaker just announced a $13.6 billion investment into EV battery technology.
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Hannah Dewitt
Sep 17, 2021
Electric Bikes Are Soaring in Sales
Electric bikes have become even more popular during the pandemic as they offer an alternative to ridesharing and public transportation.
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Genevieve Fraser
Sep 17, 2021
Why Is GM's Commitment to EVs Risky?
Automakers like GM are making big commitments to electric vehicles but it might cost them a lot of revenue in the short term.
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Hannah Dewitt
Sep 15, 2021
Can the 2022 BMW i4 Compete With EV Leaders?
BMW's i4 appears to be a seriously impressive electric vehicle. But does it have what it takes to compete with other EV industry leaders?
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Ru Chen
Sep 15, 2021
Tesla Powerwall Owners Can Sign Up to Help the Energy Grid
Tesla announced its new virtual power plant program that allows Powerwall owners to sign up and share their solar power with California’s energy grid.
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Jane Lu
Sep 14, 2021
This New Hampshire Hotel Is EV-Friendly for Vacationers
A hotel in New Hampshire is marketing itself to electric vehicle owners. Will this trend catch on in other locations around the country?
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Jane Lu
Sep 13, 2021
Amtrak Plans to Add Over 50 New Routes, Is It Enough to Replace Cars?
Amtrak received an influx of money under the new infrastructure bill. The company plans to expand the number of routes it offers.
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Jane Lu
Sep 13, 2021
What Is the Biggest Obstacle to EV Adoption?
Everyone seems to agree that electric vehicles are the future of the auto industry. However, adoption of EVs is taking longer than people thought.
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Jane Lu
Sep 13, 2021
The Revival of the Acura NSX–With One Key Change?
The NSX is an uber-luxurious Acura model with the price tag to match. While the current model is being phased out, a new, possibly electric NSX is in the cards.
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Genevieve Fraser
Sep 12, 2021
Can You Take Your EV Through a Car Wash?
While direct water from a car wash will not harm your electric vehicle, the type of bristles used could. Only use a no bristle, automatic car wash for an EV.
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Carlos Kirby
Sep 17, 2021
EVs Could Be Great for Safaris
Electric vehicles are more quiet and less toxic to the environment. The opportunity to implement them into safari tourism is becoming greater every day. EV’s are becoming less expensive to fuel and maintain so they will become a more viable option.
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Jane Lu
Sep 21, 2021
Tesla’s Semi Truck Will Be Delayed
Tesla has unfortunately delayed its Semi electric truck for a few reasons.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 12, 2021
Minnesota The Latest State to Adopt Clean Car Rule
On July 26, Minnesota adopted the Clean Car rule, making it the first Midwestern state to do so. This will push manufacturers to produce more electric vehicles.
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Jane Lu
Sep 11, 2021
Tesla Buyers Are Wondering When They'll Finally Get Their Cars
Many Tesla buyers are experiencing extended delays in receiving their new electric vehicles. It is estimated that the global chip shortage is likely to blame.
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Genevieve Fraser
Sep 11, 2021
Tesla, Car of the Future—but Maybe Not so for Younger Drivers
Jerry data shows that the Chevrolet Bolt is most popular among younger drivers and not Tesla. Why could the Bolt be more appealing to younger drivers?
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 10, 2021
What's Toyota's Problem With Electric Vehicles?
Toyota has been one of the top automakers in the world for years now. So why is Toyota so reluctant to embrace the electric car?
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Alex Healey
Sep 11, 2021
4 Things That Impact Your EV Range
Cold weather, heating and cooling, how you brake, and the age of your battery can all impact how far your electric vehicle goes.
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Jane Lu
Sep 12, 2021
The New Polaris Ranger EV Promises Big Upgrades
Polaris will collaborate with Zero Motorcycles to release the 2022 Polaris Ranger EV. The upgraded vehicle will be powerful with great off-road capabilities.
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Jane Lu
Sep 09, 2021
More Companies Are Designing Solar-Powered Electric Vehicles
Aperta Motors, Squad Mobility, and Lightyear are some of the companies that are working on solar-powered electric vehicles.
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Jane Lu
Sep 09, 2021
Senate Wants to Scrap EV Tax Credits for Those Earning More Than $100,000
The Senate has just passed an amendment seeking to limit eligibility for the EV tax credit. Find out what this means for drivers.
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Alex Healey
Sep 07, 2021

All Questions on Electric Vehicles

Do electric cars use motor oil?
Do electric cars use motor oil in their engines? I was thinking about buying an electric car, but I want to know more about how they work.
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Eric Schad
Aug 31, 2021
Are electric vehicles more expensive to maintain?
I've read that electric vehicles are cheaper to maintain, but they seem like they use more advanced technology. Does this mean that electric vehicles are more expensive to maintain?
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
Does it cost less to maintain a hybrid car?
Does it cost less to maintain a hybrid vehicle than a gas-powered vehicle? I've read that hybrid vehicles might be less expensive to operate and less to maintain. Is this true?
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
Are there any tips to maintain an electric car?
Are there any tips that can help me maintain an electric car even better? I've heard that electric cars are easier to maintain and this is my first time owning an EV.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How much is it to insure an electric car?
I'm planning on buying a more eco-friendly vehicle soon. How much will it be to get insurance?
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Miles Smith
Aug 30, 2021
What happens if my electric MINI runs out of juice, can I get a regular tow?
"If my EV runs out of batter, what should I do? New job, big paycheck, so I treated myself to a new car! I am super excited about my new electric MINI Coop, but I am a little nervous. I have never had an electric car before, and I'm worried I will get stuck somewhere."
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Shannon Martin
Jul 28, 2021
Can roadside assistance help if your electric car runs out of power?
"Would roadside assistance cover me if my EV ran out of power? I'm driving across the country soon. I'm nervous that my car is going to run out of charge along the way."
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Emily Maracle
Jul 28, 2021

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