Is It Possible To Power An EV From Solar Energy?

Is It Possible To Power An EV From Solar Energy?

If you can harness the sun’s energy efficiently and store it, the opportunities are seemingly endless. Solar power offers the ability to partially or fully power your home and, in some instances, sell credits back to the local power company. For transportation, that...
What Makes EVs Charge So Slowly

What Makes EVs Charge So Slowly

Commuters and travelers trying to meet a schedule can usually fill up their tank at a gas station in about five minutes. It’s barely a disruption and can be squeezed into a trip without setting you behind. But when you drive an electric car, a stop at the charging...
Battery Registration: What, Why and How To Do It?

Battery Registration: What, Why and How To Do It?

Changing a passenger vehicle’s 12-volt battery is one of the simplest processes a DIYer or a mechanic can be tasked with. Most car batteries are mounted under the hood, tucked off to one side, but even those mounted in a trunk, under the backseat, or in a wheel well...
Seven Things That Go Wrong With Car Batteries

Seven Things That Go Wrong With Car Batteries

With normal use, most car batteries can last for three to five years without noticeable deterioration. For some styles like AGM and EFB batteries, that can be stretched for six years or so. Regardless of the type of lead acid battery you’re dealing with, it’s only a...
6 Reasons Customers Don’t Buy Batteries at Your Shop

6 Reasons Customers Don’t Buy Batteries at Your Shop

For most drivers, their car battery needs to be replaced every three to five years. It’s usually an unexpected expense when it comes up, but nonetheless, it needs to be done. A bad battery will leave them frustrated, scrambling for their roadside assistance number or...