How long will an electric vehicle battery last?
Electric vehicles use lithium-ion batteries which are expected to last 10 years or more!
How far can I go on a single charge?
Most EVs available today have a charge of approximately 400km. The range can vary based on the vehicle, battery health and driving conditions.
Where do I charge my electric vehicle?
Most electric vehicles are charged at home with a Level 1 or Level 2 charger. If you need to charge while you’re on the road, there is a constantly growing charging infrastructure in Canada. Apps and websites like PlugShare and A Better Route Planner can help you plan road trips and find EV chargers while you’re on the road.
How long does it take to recharge an electric vehicle?
Charging time will vary based on the type of charger you are using and the charge level of your electric vehicle battery. Home charging averages between 6 – 8 hours and is usually done overnight.
How much does it cost to charge?
Home charging typically costs less than $5 for a full charge.
How much maintenance does an electric vehicle need?
Electric vehicles require very little maintenance! EVs don’t have as many moving parts as a traditional vehicle and don’t require any oil changes..
Can I drive my EV in the winter?
Electric vehicles are great for winter driving! The weight of the battery lowers the centre of gravity and greatly increases the traction of the wheels.