What’s the True Cost of Electric Vehicle Charging from Home?

If you plan to install a home electric charging station, there are three things to price out to know the cost of electric car ownership: How much the charging station costs, whether you need to hire an electrician, and your rate for electricity.

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The Benefits of Owning A PHEV Home Charging Station

Plug-in hybrid vehicles, in comparison to standard internal combustion vehicles, offer a range of benefits. Learn how having a home charging station for your PHEV is convenient and will maximize savings.

EV Battery Charging Maintenance Tips to Extend Its Life

EV batteries are virtually maintenance-free for drivers, since owners are unable to directly access the battery under the hood. However, there are tips and best practices to follow to help keep your battery in good condition for longer.

How to Charge Your Electric Car At Home Without A Garage

The gold standard to knowing if you can have a charging station for your electric car without a garage is whether your charger has a NEMA 4 rating. Formed nearly a century ago, NEMA (the National Electrical Manufacturers Association) sets standards for companies producing electrical products, equipment and wiring.

How to Install Your Own Level 2 EV Charging Station at Home

One of the best ways to not be tethered to or reliant on public charging solutions is to install a Level 2 aftermarket EV charging station at home. Thankfully, learning how to install an EV charging station and actually doing it is often simpler than many people think.

How Does the Electric Car Tax Credit Work?

The federal tax credit is available to those who purchase new EVs or plug-in hybrids vehicles (PHEV) only. Regular hybrid vehicles are excluded. Criteria to meet eligibility includes purchased automobiles must weigh less than 14,000 pounds, have a battery larger than 5 kWh and can be charged externally.

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