Can an EV Be Your Only Car?

Can an EV Be Your Only Car?

February 19, 2017 •

Electric vehicles (EV’s) have a lot of appeal. They’re quiet, quick, and most importantly, cheap to run. So why do they make up an insignificant proportion of new car sales? “Range anxiety” puts many buyers off electric vehicles. New models promise over 200 miles on a charge, making them a better option for those who can only afford one car.   Read More ››

Understanding Mileage Ratings for Electric Cars

Understanding Mileage Ratings for Electric Cars

October 2, 2016 •

It’s possible a few jaws dropped in Fremont California, home of Tesla, when the EPA announced mileage numbers for the all-electric Chevy Bolt. With 110 MPGequivalent (MPGe) on the highway and 128 MPGe in the city, the combined number is 119 MPGe. That gives GM’s newest electric car a range of some 238 miles. It’s an impressive result, but it also raises a question – what does miles per gallon even mean for an electric vehicle?   Read More ››