Q & A

HOW LONG WOULD A FULL CHARGE LAST ME?

Learn how charge times are associated with the different levels of charging.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/hybrid-electric/a19331/how-far-literally-can-the-electric-car-go/

HOW DO I FIND A CHARGER WHEN I AM TRAVELLING?

There are apps from charger providers and free apps to locate chargers.

https://www.afdc.energy.gov/fuels/electricity_locations.html

HOW DO I PAY FOR A CHARGE?

Learn more about the current trends in the market here:

http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-agenda-ev-charging-20160920-snap-story.html

WHAT IS RANGE ANXIETY?

This is the anxiety you get when you are running out of range and there isn’t a charger around for you to get a charge.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/08/15/range-anxiety-scares-people-away-from-electric-cars-why-the-fear-could-be-overblown/?utm_term=.64d22d0c9ee

CAN ANYONE DRIVE AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE OR IS ONLY GOOD FOR COMMUTING TO WORK?

With the growing network of chargers, it is becoming a more reliable source of transportation.

http://www.ucsusa.org/clean-vehicles/electric-vehicles/bev-phev-range-electric-car#.WbH5LbKGPcc

WHAT ARE THE GENERAL MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS WHEN OWNING AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE?

Maintenance on EVs are quite less than on a combustible engine vehicle.

http://knowhow.napaonline.com/electric-car-maintenance-need-know/

WHY ARE MORE AND MORE COMPANIES INSTALLING CHARGERS AT THE WORKPLACE?

They are being greener focused.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/energy-efficiency/business-benefits-electric-vehicles/

WHAT ARE THE GENERAL COSTS FOR A BUSINESS TO ADD CHARGERS? WHATS THE ADVANTAGE?

Cost can be low due to tax incentives and Leed credits.

https://www.afdc.energy.gov/uploads/publication/evse_cost_report_2015.pdf

PREPARATIONS REQUIRED FOR MY HOME/BUSINESS INSTALLATION?

Here is a general checklist for home installation

https://energycenter.org/sites/default/files/docs/nav/programs/pev-planning/san-diego/fact-sheets/ResComm%20EVSE%20Permit%20Guidelines%20v3_Final_attach.pdf

WHO BENEFITS FROM A NATIONAL ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING NETWORK?

Everyone

https://energy.gov/eere/electricvehicles/electric-vehicle-benefits

HAS THE MARKET EVEN GROWN IN THE LAST COUPLE YEARS?

The market has been growing year by year since the debut of the Nissan Leaf

https://www.forbes.com/sites/rrapier/2017/02/05/u-s-electric-vehicle-sales-soared-in-2016/#4197bd05217f

WHAT ARE SOME OTHER COUNTRIES DOING IN REGARDS TO ELECTRIC CAR INFRASTRUTURE?

Below is a link to show what other countries are doing.

http://www.fleetcarma.com/european-countries-electric-vehicle-adoption/