Yes, We Drove a Tesla, but What About Charging Other Cars?

Yes, it’s true we drove a Tesla. And yes, Tesla has distinct advantages like an extended range and free charging at Tesla Superchargers. But that doesn’t mean charging on the road for other electric vehicles isn’t possible.

Before we tell you a little about charging on the road though, it’s important to remember that if you own an electric vehicle it is likely the vast majority of charging will take place at your home. It’s a new mindset that you have to wrap your head around. Most often you’ll pull into your garage at the end of the day, plug in and go on with your usual activities at home.

So let’s take a closer look at home charging first.

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EV Charging 101

We’ve been getting quite a few questions about charging so we thought we’d answer the most common ones right here on the blog! Check it out.

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5 Resources for Finding Chargers On the Road

5 resources for locating charging stations

Taking a road trip in an electric vehicle initially seems like an impossible venture. But, with some flexibility and some planning, its not only doable, its enjoyable. The biggest concern though: are there enough charging stations and where do you find them?

Luckily there are more than 17,000 publicly available charging stations throughout the nation’s 50 states, accounting for over 50,000 individual charging outlets. Here are some of the top resources for locating chargers while on the road, especially if you’re planning a road trip like us.

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