The commitment needed from electric car owners to ensure a cleaner environment unfortunately doesn’t end once they drive the car home – choosing a green power source is also important. Here’s how Greenpower works.
Charging at home is the most common way to make Electric Car ownership and charging fairly painless, turning your car charging into a behaviour like charging your laptop or phone – just plug it in overnight and get the charge you need by morning. This is my experience of getting a home charger installed.
One of the biggest difference between traditional cars and EV’s is how they refuel. We take a look at the state of EV charging in Australia and the future.
Setting up a semi-permanent solution for home charging my BMW i3 was pretty easy. Here’s a look at my simple (and cheap) EV charging setup.
BMW’s occasional use charger is included with every BMW i3 and allows you to charge the car, albeit slowly, from a regular wall socket. Here’s my take on the unit and how I use it.
Unless you’ve spent time with an EV or hybrid before, you wouldn’t know much about Regenerative Braking. And that’s a shame, because ‘regen’ is pretty awesome.