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Tesla Destination Charging: What You Need to Know

Tesla Destination Charging: What You Need to Know

While electric vehicles are growing in popularity, and it is not uncommon to see models from Ford, Honda, Kia, and more, Tesla remains one of the most recognizable electric vehicle brands. To meet the needs of its drivers, Tesla has created a nationwide network of charging stations that feature two types: Superchargers and Destination Chargers. Here, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about Tesla Destination Charging before you hit the road. What is Tesla Destination Charging? Tesla has two… Continue reading →

What to Know About a J1772 (J Plug)

What to Know About a J1772 (J Plug)

If you're thinking about purchasing an electric vehicle (EV), like so many drivers are today, you may have heard of the J1772 Plug, also known as the J Plug. A J Plug is a connector that's used for charging EVs. But which EVs can it be used to charge? Here's what you need to know about the J1772 (J Plug) and how it works to charge most EVs on the road today. What Is a J1772 (J Plug)? A J1772… Continue reading →

A Complete Guide to Tesla Charger Installation

A Complete Guide to Tesla Charger Installation

Electric vehicle (EV) sales doubled in 2021, and their popularity continues to gain speed with consumers who are tired of steep gas prices or ready for a more sustainable energy option. Whether you’re thinking about Tesla charger installation for your home, office building, or commercial property, you’ll want to know about product cost, installation fees, and related considerations. Here, you'll find answers to the most common questions associated with Tesla charger installation. What Should I Know about Tesla Charger Installation?… Continue reading →

Types of Chargers for Electric Vehicles

Types of Chargers for Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are quickly gaining steam in the United States. The proof is in the charging stations, which are popping up across the country at paid parking lots, hospitals, retail shops, and even rest stations. There are three types of chargers for electric vehicles: Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Here, we’ll discuss the three types of chargers and help you determine which one you should choose. What are the Types of Chargers for Electric Vehicles? There are… Continue reading →

Installing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Home

Installing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Home

Many people are choosing to purchase an electric vehicle. Since 2018, there has been an 83% increase in sales of electric cars. With more of these vehicles on the road, public charging stations can get busy. Moreover, the time it takes to achieve full charge makes waiting at a public charging station inconvenient in some cases. For this reason, many electric car owners are installing electric vehicle charging stations at home.   What are Electric Vehicle Charging Stations? Electric vehicle… Continue reading →

EV Charging Station Contractors

EV Charging Station Contractors

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are in high demand due to the growing number of drivers who are adopting hybrid and electric vehicles across the United States. Major metro areas, in particular, have seen an increase in electric vehicles, which has led to new demand for EV charging station contractors. Sustainable infrastructure in the U.S. is still under progress, which means that EV charging station contractors likely have a lot of work ahead of them in the next decade.  … Continue reading →

Exploring Types of Electric Cars

Exploring Types of Electric Cars

When considering fossil fuels and the prices at the gas pumps, many people opt to look at different types of electric cars. If you have never owned an electric car before, you might be hesitant about making the switch. However, as the technology becomes better and incentives are introduced to offset the price of electric vehicles, now is the time to act.   Growth of All Types of Electric Cars There are three main types of electric cars on the… Continue reading →

How to Release a Parking Brake

How to Release a Parking Brake

A parking brake is a car brake that is sometimes referred to as the emergency brake, e-brake, or a hand brake. While most parking brakes are hand operated, there are some types – depending on the make and model of the vehicle – that are operated by a foot pedal. A parking brake prevents the vehicle from moving and provides an extra safeguard against rolling when the car or truck is parked on a hill or incline. Here, we'll discuss… Continue reading →

What are Parking Lights?

What are Parking Lights?

Today, cars are equipped with all sorts of bells and whistles – from heated seats to rear-view cameras. However, many of the basic features, like parking lights, remain. When it gets dark or the day is dreary with rain or snow, we rely on our lights to help us navigate the roadways but also to ensure that other motorists can easily see our vehicle. But what are parking lights and how are they different from headlights, taillights, or hazard lights?… Continue reading →

Best Practices for Parking Uphill with a Curb

Best Practices for Parking Uphill with a Curb

At some point in your life, you’ll likely find yourself in a situation where you’ll need to learn about parking uphill with a curb. Whether you live in a hilly city or not, you might visit one or arrive at a destination where the best spot requires parking uphill. At this point, you’ll have two options: park somewhere else or learn how to master parking uphill with a curb. We believe it’s an important skill to know. Below, we explain… Continue reading →