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The Mercedes-Benz EQE sedan exhibits the same bulbous looks as every Mercedes EV.

The Mercedes-AMG EQE might be the best luxury EV right now

The Mercedes-AMG EQE isn't as expensive as its EQS counterpart, but the car offers all the best things about the EQS in a more affordable package.
A Tesla Model 3 on a road.

Best used EVs: get an electric car without paying full price

EVs are getting more accessible, but even the cheaper ones can still cost a lot -- which is why buying used might be worth it. Here are the best used EVs.
Kia Niro EV Charging Port

Lithium-ion vs. NiMH: EV batteries explained and compared

Electric vehicles are on the rise, but not all EV batteries are created equal. Here's a look at the different kinds of EV batteries.
A Chevy Volt parked on the beach.

Are used EVs eligible for tax rebates? Yes, but here’s the fine print

Tax rebates make buying a new EV a whole lot easier. But are used EVs eligible for rebates? Here's everything you need to know.
A Tesla Model S is seen driving to the left.

Is Tesla Full Self-Driving worth it?

Tesla has made plenty of headlines over the past few years for its self-driving tech. But is Tesla Full Self-Driving worth it? Here's what you need to know.
Electric car home charger

What are the different types of electric car chargers?

Charging an electric car isn't quite as easy as it should be. Here's a look at the different types of electric car charger.
Front three quarter view of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV.

Why are so many luxury EVs ugly on the outside and gorgeous inside?

Luxury EVs are arriving from all the big players, but some of them fall flat on their ugly faces. Why can’t they look as cool on the outside as they do inside?
Kia EV6 next to vineyard

Kia EV6 vs Tesla Model 3: Which EV is right for your needs?

The Kia EV6 and Tesla Model 3 are both top-tier electric cars, and they both have a lot to offer. But which electric car is best for your needs?
A Tesla Model S is seen driving to the left.

Tesla Model Y vs. Kia EV6: which is better?

Both the Tesla Model Y and Kia EV6 are at the top of the EV game, but which is the better car? We put them head-to-head to find out.
Front three-quarters view of a 2023 Kia EV6 GT in a desert setting.

Pros and cons of buying a used electric car

EVs are now common, and we're entering a world where buying used electric cars will be a whole lot easier. But what are the pros and cons of doing so?
Genesis Electrified GV70 Three Quarter

Genesis Electrified GV70 first drive review: a killer high-end EV with one flaw

The Genesis Electrified GV70 takes the much loved GV70 crossover and slaps a battery and electric powertrain in it. Is that the right strategy?
electric car charging

Can electric car batteries be recycled?

Electric cars may be better for the environment than gas-powered cars, but they still have their own environmental challenges -- like their huge batteries.
A Tesla Model 3 electric car.

Tesla Model 3 maintenance costs: What can you expect?

The Tesla Model 3 is one of the most popular electric cars out there, and one of its advantages is how cheap it is to maintain. But just how cheap is it?
2020 Polestar 1

9 longest-range plug-in hybrids: get the best of both worlds

Plug-in hybrids allow you to get the best of both electric and gas-powered cars, but offer a lower range. Here are 9 plug-in hybrid cars with the longest range.
2022 BMW i4 M50

BMW i4 vs. Tesla Model 3: Which EV sedan is better?

The Tesla Model 3 and BMW i4 are some of the best electric sedans out there, and you might be deciding between the two. But which is better?
Two Electrify America Charging Stations.

How much does an electric car battery cost?

Electric cars cost less to operate and repair than gas-powered cars over the long run, but there's one component that can cost far more -- the battery.
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Why you should consider a plug-in hybrid in 2023

Electric vehicles are great for those who can charge quickly -- but those that can't don't have to miss out. Here's why you should consider a plug-in hybrid.
Tesla Supercharger

Tesla Destination Chargers vs. Superchargers: What’s the difference?

Tesla cars are easy to charge -- but there are different kinds of chargers. Here are the differences between the Tesla Supercharger and the Destination Charger.
Lucid Air

10 electric cars with the longest range

Electric cars are getting better and better, but being able to charge them quickly is still a point of concern. That's where a long-range car comes in.
White Tesla at a Supercharger

How to use a Tesla Supercharger: a complete guide

Tesla Superchargers are extremely convenient and easy to find given how many of them there are. Here's how to use a Tesla Supercharger.
Close up of the Hybrid car electric charger station with power supply plugged into an electric car being charged.

Beware of this EV with pitiful charging speed — and others like it

Charging your car at home is the best way to go. But when you're on the road, fast charging can seriously help. So why do some EVs still charge so slowly?
Ford F-150 Lightning

Electric trucks aren’t ready for the big leagues — but I still loved the F-150 Lightning

Electric cars are great, but what if you need a little more muscle from your vehicle? Unfortunately, electric trucks aren't quite ready yet.
VinFast VF6

VinFast’s new electric cars will be available in the U.S. this year

VinFast may not be the best-known EV manufacturer in the U.S., but that could start to change, with its new cars set for a U.S. release this year.
Novitec Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X vs. Tesla Model Y: Range, speed, price, and other specs compared

The Model X and Model Y are Tesla's two larger cars, making them a great choice for anyone who wants a bit of space on their drive. But which is best?
Close up of the Hybrid car electric charger station with power supply plugged into an electric car being charged.

How to charge your electric car at home

One of the best things about electric cars is that you can charge at home, so you never have to stop at a station. Here's how to charge an electric car at home.
Front three-quarters view of a 2023 Kia EV6 GT in a desert setting.

Kia EV6 GT first-drive review: putting a little more fun into EVs

The Kia EV6 is getting faster...and more fun. The EV6 GT not only adds a new GT mode, but also gets a drift mode, and it's a blast to drive.
Amazon Echo Auto

The Amazon Echo Auto is a car accessory only die-hard Alexa users should get

The Amazon Echo Auto is a great way to get Alexa in your car without breaking the bank, but it's also an accessory you probably don't need.
A red Tesla charging at a bank of Tesla Superchargers.

What is a Tesla Supercharger?

Tesla Superchargers make charging using a Tesla a whole lot easier, and faster. But what is a Tesla Supercharger, and how does one compare to other chargers?
Charging port on the 2022 Audi e-tron GT

How much does it cost to charge an electric car?

The promise of the electric car has long been that it's cheaper than a gas-powered one to fuel and maintain. How much does it cost to charge an electric car?
Close up of the Hybrid car electric charger station with power supply plugged into an electric car being charged.

The best EV charging apps help you find the right station for any electric car

Charging your electric car is easy most of the time, but using a great EV charging app can make it even easier. Here are some of the best EV charging apps.
Front three quarter view of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV.

5 stunning electric SUVs that prove you don’t need to spend $100K for luxury

The Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ SUV is a thing of luxury, with a price to match. You don't need to spend that much cash on an electric SUV though.
2022 kia ev6 first drive review frist 15

Kia makes one of the best car infotainment systems out there. Here’s why it works

Car infotainment systems are notoriously bad, especially compared to our phones. But Kia and Hyundai's is easily one of the best. Here's why.
A front three-quarter view of a white Kia Niro EV.

Kia EV6 vs. Niro EV: Why you’re better off paying more

The Kia EV6 has made headlines, but the Kia Niro EV offers a similar experience. So which is better? You should probably pay more for the EV6.
Cell tower FM radio

The best 5G phone plans in 2022

All three of the major carriers now offer 5G connectivity as part of their plans, helping make those plans better than ever. But which plan is best for you?