Electric Vehicle Tips

Experts share advice on all things related to your EV: from how and when to charge to tips for extending your range and managing routine repairs and scheduled maintenance.

A driver charges his electric Kia at an Electrify America charging station.

4 New Trends That Make EVs Even More Enticing

Here’s what is ahead in the electric car market.
Audi E-Tron SUV on California's Highway 1.

5 Tips for Electric Vehicle Road Trips

From day trips to cross-country ventures, explore the open road in an EV with these helpful tips.
A red 2023 Kia EV6 GT on a closed track.

Is a Plug-In Hybrid or an EV Right for You?

These electric cousins offer two very different driving experiences.
Chevy Bolts outside of a Hertz car rental building.

How to Rent an EV

Know these 6 things before you rent an electric car on a trip.
A Mini Cooper SE Electric parked in an empty lot.

4 New EVs to Look for in 2023

Electric vehicles aren’t just commuter cars anymore.
An EV drives down the Avenue of the Giants in California.

Buying an Electric Car? Here's What to Look For

EVs are flooding the market, but how do you find the right one for you?
A Rivian truck drives off-road in the desert.

What to Expect When Off-Roading in an EV

With a bit of planning you can take your electric vehicle on dirt roads and trails.
A group of friends unload mountain bikes form the back of a pickup truck.

Don’t Fall for These 10 Car Myths

Are EVs really more expensive to own?
A Tesla on a highway outside of Bend, Oregon.

Tips to Improve EV Range

Drive further between each charge.
A woman loads hiking poles into the back of her Nissan Leaf EV.

Are Electric Vehicles Built for Road Trips?

As fast-charging stations fill in service gaps, long treks are getting easier and more fun. Just ask these drivers.
Tesla charging at Hendy Woods State Park.

Best EV Charging Stations in the West

These charging stops are the destination.
Fall colors in the Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge.

Scenic EV Road Trip Routes in Oregon and Idaho

Three fantastic drives with enjoyable charging stops.
Tesla Model 3 parked with mountain views in Calgary, Alberta.

How to Extend the Life of Electric Vehicle Batteries

Protect your EV’s range and battery health with these tips.
An Audi E-Tron quietly cruising the California coast.

How to Maintain an Electric Vehicle

Extend your EV’s range, prevent future problems, and stay safe on the road with these required services.
charging the EV battery at the Benbow Historic Inn in Garberville, California

Top Questions About Electric Vehicles Answered

From driving range to upfront cost to fuel savings, answers to the most common EV questions.