Taking An Electric Car For A Test Drive

WHETHER YOU’RE AN EV VETERAN OR ARE SHOPPING FOR YOUR FIRST ELECTRIC CAR, HERE’S THE BEST WAY TO EVALUATE IT FROM BEHIND THE WHEEL. No matter how much research you do ahead of time with regard to an electric vehicle’s operating range, performance, and features, it’s essential to give any model you’re considering a thorough […]

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying An Electric Car

Here’s a checklist of factors you’ll want to consider before becoming an EV owner. If you’re looking to make the transition from a traditionally powered auto to a full electric car or crossover, you’ll find it’s a brave new world. Driving a battery-powered vehicle has many advantages, particularly lower operating and maintenance costs, though the […]

Should You Wait For The Tesla Model Y Or Buy A Competitive EV Now?

Or would you be better off buying a comparable electric car that’s available now? Barring any production delays, the new Tesla Model Y full electric crossover is scheduled to debut in fall 2020. Based on the current Model 3 sedan, it will be smaller and considerably less expensive than Tesla’s Model X and will no […]

Which Electric Cars Are The Cheapest To Lease?

Want an EV for less per day than a fast food hamburger? While new-vehicle leasing currently accounts for around 30 percent of all transactions, that rate is much higher among electric cars. According to published reports, close to 80 percent of all EVs are leased. In addition to the usual benefits of leasing, which include […]

The Cheapest Electric Cars To Insure For 2019 Are…Not Teslas

Looking for an electric car that won’t break the bank when it comes to insurance? Well, you’ve come to the right place then. Though driving an electric car saves money in terms of lower operating and maintenance costs than a conventionally powered vehicle, insurance premiums tend to be higher. In a study conducted by the […]

Everything We Know About Tesla Autopilot

TESLA’S ELECTRIC CARS CAN ALMOST DRIVE THEMSELVES, BUT THE KEYWORD IS “ALMOST.” Tesla Motors debuted its semi-autonomous driving system, called Autopilot, back in 2014. It employs an array of cameras and both radar and ultrasonic sensors located around the car and essentially incorporates the car’s suite of driver-assistance features to enable rudimentary self-driving on the […]

Let’s Take An In-Depth Look At Tesla’s Entire Lineup Of Cars

Here’s a look at Tesla’s offerings in the electric car segment in which it dominates in sales. Upstart electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla, fronted by renegade owner Elon Musk, burst onto the scene with its first electric car, the Roadster, for the 2008 model year. Essentially an electrified version of the Lotus Elise, it delivered uncanny […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Electric Car

Here’s why you should buy an electric car this year. With several new models debuting for the 2019 model year offering extended operating ranges and affordable sticker prices, there has never been a better time to own an electric-powered vehicle. While they still account for a razor-thin percentage of all new-vehicle sales in the U.S., […]

Electric Cars With The Best Resale Value For 2019

Some of the newest electric cars hold onto value very well. In an example of the proverbial glass being both half empty and half full, electric vehicles have, for the most part, suffered from sub-par resale values. That’s bad for an original owner who’s saddled with higher ownership costs due to the more-rapid rate of […]