By Brad Berman ·
September 30, 2016

Seven Things To Know About Buying a Plug-In Car

Shop around. Consider the incentives. Have faith in the battery. And four other essential things to consider when buying a plug-in vehicle.

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By Brad Berman ·
March 09, 2017

Incentives for Plug-in Hybrids and Electric Cars

We're doing our best to track the growing list of federal and state-based incentives for purchasing an electric car or plug-in hybrid. See how much you can save to get behind the wheel of an electric-drive plug-in vehicle.

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By Brad Berman ·
March 07, 2017

Buying Your First Home EV Charger

It’s not rocket science, and you should not overthink the selection and installation of a home charger, also known as an EVSE. That said, there are important differences to consider.

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By Brad Berman ·
November 25, 2014

The Ultimate Guide to Electric Car Charging Networks

A comprehensive guide to the top electric vehicle charging networks (with info about access and costs), as well as background information and high-level recommendations.

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By Brad Berman ·
September 29, 2016

Electric Cars Pros and Cons

Like almost anything in life, electric cars have advantages and disadvantages. You can expect a site like PluginCars.com to generally promote EVs as having, on balance, a lot more benefits than shortcomings—but that doesn’t mean we can’t offer an honest assessment of the pros and cons.

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By Brad Berman ·
September 03, 2014

Electric Vehicle Charging for Businesses

Installing a few electric vehicle (EV) parking spots shows that your business is tech-savvy and green. But how do you ensure that electric car owners will be happy with every visit to your charging spot?

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By Brad Berman ·
September 03, 2014

How to Use the PlugShare EV Charging Station Tool

PlugShare is a powerful mobile application and online tool that allows electric car owners to locate and optimize the use of EV charging stations.

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By Brad Berman ·
September 03, 2014

Quick Charging of Electric Cars

Public quick chargers commonly add about 50 or 60 miles of range in around 20 minutes. That makes electric cars more convenient and functional. This guide provides the details.

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By Brad Berman ·
September 03, 2014

The Real Price of EV Public Charging

It’s important to gain a grasp of pricing schemes for public EV charging, so you can compare the cost of charging on the road to what you pay at home.

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By Brad Berman ·
July 16, 2014

Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette

Thou shalt charge only when necessary. Don't leave nasty notes when a gas car parks in an EV spot. And other rules to live by.

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