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Do You Want EVs To Succeed? Spread The Word!

May 12th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

We all want EVs to take over, right? I wrote a book about fighting the misconceptions and misunderstandings about EVs, and how you can win over the masses to boost EV adoption.


Yes, Electric Vehicles Work In Winter — Better Than Gas Cars!

February 17th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

Electric vehicles (EV) and gas cars are not very efficient in cold weather. But while we've grown to blindly accept the limitations of traditional cars, EVs are still misrepresented, especially when it comes to cold weather. It's time we nip that myth


10 Charts: Top Electric Car Benefits & Top Misconceptions

December 2nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

There's nothing like experience. You can read and write about something all day, but until you experience it, it's just a concept, and you don't really understand it. So, with that in mind, it is often interesting and useful to collect feedback from actual EV drivers about what they appreciate about their cars. It's also often interesting and useful to find out the top misconceptions they discover other people have about electric cars


Fact vs. Fiction: Public Perception Of Used EVs vs. The Facts

December 16th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Yesterday, two women engaged me in conversation asking questions about driving an all-electric car (since I drive a Nissan LEAF). They were mystified and then happily surprised when I alleviated a few misconceptions about electric vehicles. Most of the time when I'm in a discussion about EVs, it's because I'm charging and people walk up curious about them. In general, people seem to become much more interested once the facts on driving EVs become clear


Busting Electric Car Myths In Costa Rica & Globally (CleanTechnica Video)

October 25th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

In Amsterdam earlier this year for EVBox's first annual rEVolution conference, one of the presenters was TED Talker, Latin American EV super advocate, and CleanTechnica reader Monica Araya. She gave a wonderful presentation on breaking down electric vehicle myths in Costa Rica, more broadly across Latin America, and even more broadly across the world. The presentation is definitely worth a watch, so have at it!


10 Myths & Criticisms Of Electric Cars Explored & Exploded

October 22nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

New ideas always make us nervous at first. Airplanes and automobiles were once considered dangerous but now are part of everyday life. Electric cars are a relatively new idea. Some early adopters can't wait to own one, but the majority of people are seemingly skeptical



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