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 Basics

We’ve covered a lot of ground when it comes to electric vehicles on this trip but maybe you’re still wondering about some of the basics, like what’s the difference between a hybrid and an all electric vehicle, or how do EVs differ from gasoline cars. Don’t worry we’ve got you covered.

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Electric Vehicle Battery Basics

As we prepared for our trip out, we asked our member-owners and friends what they wanted to know most about electric vehicles. Charging questions definitely overwhelmed us, but questions about batteries were right behind.

We spent quite a bit of time learning about batteries, so we thought we would share what we learned with you.

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