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Are EVs Safe to Drive

Are EVs Safe to Drive? The answer is, yes. In fact, all vehicles are much safer today than they were 20 years ago, or even 5 years ago. This is due to many new innovative safety features, such as automated driver alerts and other critical accident-avoidance features. However, electric vehicles are powered by high-voltage (HV) …

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EV Maintenance

EV Maintenance: Myths vs. Reality Some people think that owning a zero-emission vehicle means having zero maintenance to perform. True, there are fewer mechanical parts compared to a conventional vehicle – they don’t have an engine or transmission and they don’t have a fuel tank. On pure electric vehicles that run solely on battery power, …

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Cost of Ownership

The Cost of Owning an EV Just like any other consumer product, as EVs become more mainstream, prices are coming down. When the first production models of Hybrids and EVs were introduced, price was a barrier for many people. They typically cost considerably more than their normally-aspirated counterparts. Today, Hybrids and EVs are usually only …

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Electric vehicle versus gas-powered vehicle

Consumers: What is the Difference Between a Conventional Vehicle and an Electric Vehicle?

What Are the Differences Between an EV and an ICE? The Basic Differences A conventional, gasoline-powered vehicle gets its motive power from an internal combustion engine (ICE). The engine is fueled by fossil fuels like gasoline and diesel. A plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), or hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) also has an ICE, but is …

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Consumers: What is EVfriendly?

What Is EVfriendly? EVfriendly is a program developed to instil consumers with greater confidence in transitioning from driving a conventional gas-powered vehicle to an all-electric or plug-in hybrid. For those drivers who have already made the switch to electric, we want to reassure them that their vehicle will be properly cared for by trained and …

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