Extreme E – Changing the Landscape of Off-Road Racing

September 23rd, 2022 by

When you think about intense off-road motorsports, the last thing that usually comes to mind as you behold these racing mechanical wonders is how they might benefit the environments that they pass through. Motorsports is about pushing engineering and the human spirit beyond convention and demonstrating mastery over harsh terrains. It isn’t a secret that…

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How to Prepare your EV for a power outage

August 18th, 2022 by

While a power-outage is unlikely to really effect your ability to drive in most cases, it never hurts to be prepared in the event of a long-term outage caused by a natural disaster— the same way you would keep nonperishable foods and candlesticks in your storage for example. While reserving your EV’s battery would be…

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What to do in Wilsonville while your Electric Vehicle (EV) is Charging

August 11th, 2022 by

While charging your electric vehicle these days takes hardly any time at all, some folks might not want to hang out at their car while it’s fueling back up at a public fast-Charging station. Fortunately, L3 chargers don’t eat a lot of time and can easily charge your vehicle in just 15 to 30 minutes….

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Can I Still Drive an EV, if I Don’t Have a Garage?

July 22nd, 2022 by
EV charging next to apartment building

Can I still drive an EV, if I don’t have a garage? View Hybrid Inventory Electrification Questions? We’ve heard it before: you’re interested in making the switch to an electric vehicle but still have reservations about making the change. It’s not the range you’re worried about, or the unfamiliar silence of the engine—it’s the fact…

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The Controversy around Fuels Cells in North America

July 21st, 2022 by

By now, we’ve all heard of electric vehicles and all of their benefits, but have you ever heard of a hydrogen powered car, known as a Fuel Cell Vehicle or Hydrogen Electric Vehicle (HEV)? Hydrogen is one of the most impactful resources in the global strategy against climate change, but it’s got a negative past…

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Can my Electric Vehicle go Off-Road?

July 7th, 2022 by

When you think about electric vehicles, what comes to mind might be something like a smaller car that quietly cruises along through the city, zipping up and down the boulevards with a charging station nearby in any direction— Right? Have you ever wondered if you could take your electric vehicle off the main road? In…

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Thinking about Replacing your EV with a Gas-Powered Car?

June 28th, 2022 by

(**Disclaimer: This article is satire—we hope it makes you laugh!) You might be tired of hearing people drone on and on about electric vehicles and their supposed “practicality” and “benefits”. As an electric vehicle owner, you may not feel as unique as you once did when nobody else was driving an EV. Maybe you miss…

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What is EV Battery Swapping, and Why is Nobody Talking About it?

June 21st, 2022 by
battery swapping station

View Hybrid Inventory Electrification Questions? At least, nobody in North America is talking about it— yet. Charging time for you electric vehicle (EV) varies depending on the type of charger and electric vehicle station equipment (or EVSE) used, as well as the efficiency of your vehicle. If you’re not using a DC FastCharger to charge…

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The lesser-known perks of driving an EV

June 10th, 2022 by
HOV (carpool) lane road sign

While the environmental aspects of driving an electric vehicle are obvious to most people, there are many benefits other to saying goodbye to your old internal combustion engine vehicle. EVs are better for the environment, require less overall maintenance, and have all sorts of incentives that you can enjoy as an EV driver. These are…

What are L1, L2, and L3 chargers, and why does it matter?

May 25th, 2022 by
Young woman holding EV charger

View Hybrid Inventory Electric Vehicle FAQ The car industry is rapidly changing and the way we view “fueling-up” our vehicles is changing along with it. Recharging an EV is kind of like that: It can take minutes to hours, depending on the car’s battery capacity, the vehicle on-board charger (OBO), and the electric vehicle supply…

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