Before setting up an electric vehicle charging station at home, reference this guide to ensure you wind up with the right setup to meet your needs.
From which charger to buy to where to install it, and even which accessories you should invest in, there’s a lot to consider when preparing your garage of the future for electric car use.
If you want to know how many amps your EV charger needs, the answer isn’t as complicated as you might think. This guide gives an overview of amps, how they are used, and the differences between 32 and 40 amp EV chargers.
Three pieces of hardware are required to make an electric car charging station work: a connector, a charging cable and a plug. Learn how the J1772 connector, which EvoCharge was involved in the standardization of, makes the home EV charging experience universal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.