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Solar generators take off-grid living to a whole new level. Driving around in your RV in the wilderness does not have to come at the sacrifice of creature comforts such as Wi-Fi, lighting or even high-powered electronics nowadays.

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Off-grid living sounds pretty inviting, especially in a world where technology and social media dominate our day to day. They are also handy tools to keep around for emergencies and are used as an alternative power source.

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Ready to give Tesla a run for their money, Ford successfully utilizes their renowned muscle car brands and creates a fully electric model. The exterior may resemble the Mustang we have come to know and love, but what’s under the hood is completely innovative.

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Having a home charger - and never having to visit a gas station again - are one of the main perks of owning an electric car.

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The all-new Chevrolet Bolt EUV is about to hit the market. It is a refreshed and improved SUV design. The EUV, or Electric Utility Vehicle, is well-equipped with a 200 HP motor that can bring a total of 250 miles per full charge.

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Best Charger for VW ID4 The Volkswagen reputation took a plunge a few years ago in terms of credibility due to the diesel emissions scandal.

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The Ford Mustang Mach E, the storied Mustang is now in an SUV form with a sleek new exterior and powered by electricity. The coveted new vehicle comes in different tiers with various battery sizes and four-wheel or just rear-wheel drives.

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With a name like Bolt, consumers expect the revamped fully electric vehicle from General Motors to reach high speeds. However, Bolt takes trailblazing to a whole new level by also elevating driver comfort.

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Best Insurance for Volkswagen ID.4 in 2021 The wait is over! The Volkswagen ID4 is making its way to the USA. VW has learned a harsh lesson from their diesel emissions scandal a few years back and has returned with more determination than ever with billions of dollars invested in batteries and software to improve their green initiative and credibility.

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Even in times without a global pandemic ravaging through different countries, saving cost on utility and reducing your household carbon footprint isn't something many of us would turn down.

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Natural disasters, power outages or any other emergencies may call upon a solar generator to power essential equipment. The beneficiaries of a solar generator can also include appliances and devices.

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After I published my previous article on the Electrade blog, I received a lot of comments stating that the reason behind higher insurance costs for electric vehicles is primarily due to higher repair costs.

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Banks are the latest area of finance to take their business online. Aspiration Bank is one of these said banks that offer checking accounts (with interest) and even investments (much like a bricks and mortar bank!

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Doing your part for the environment and the earth doesn’t equal volunteer beach cleanups and switching to an EV. Everything does start at home, with recycling and something as simple as switching off the lights when you leave a room.

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At electrade, we’re huge fans of Tesla solar (ex Solarcity). A lot has changed about Tesla Solar since it launched, as Tesla still acts like a fast-moving startup.

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Being a part of the exclusive Tesla family means having access to great accessories as well. Because certain parts of your new Tesla could always be tweaked, improved or augmented with the right accessory – or like your phone, could use a little extra protection.

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Tesla has come out with their own insurance plan for their consumers in California. They claim the plan should “roll out to other states” (last stated by Mr.

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What is the problem with insuring Teslas, anyway? Many freshly-minted Tesla owners are getting quotes that are way higher than for similarly-valued ICE cars, while others are getting quotes that are lower.

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Arizona now on Electrade We are please to announce that Electrade is now available in California, Illinois and now this week we’ve launched in Arizona.

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Following up on our previous article on the best Tesla ads, we’ll update with the newest fan-made Tesla ads and commercials. Below is Tesla being the safest car (very relevant for us as a Tesla Insurance finder).

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On the Nürnburgring (often misspelled in English as Nürnbergring or Nurnbergring), a duel is currently taking place that harkens back to the original intent of racing: to test the reliability of the newest technology – in the 1920s this was the Grand Prix to test the endurance around a track of combustion engines, around 2019 that front has finally moved on to electric motors.

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The production version of the next ID has been unveiled - although still heavily camouflaged. And this time it is coming to the US.

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The VW ID3 design is revealed! See the first pictures of the non-camouflaged car and full specs here. Find the stream here. The VW ID3 Launch and Reveal event began at 11am PST.

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We like everyone else are excited that Porsche has finally unveiled (Teslarati, electrek) their new electric vehicle, the Taycan. So we thought it would be fun to do a quick side-by-side comparison of the best photos we could find and match them up with the original Mission E prototype shots, which was the concept car by Porsche that inspired it.

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If any of your friends still think EVs are far away, here are four arguments to convince them otherwise. We believe that everyone is making a common mistake on EVs: underestimating exponential growth.

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You may be in for an insurance premium surprise if you are buying your first Electric Vehicle (EV). Here are the top 5 cars that first-time Tesla owners had before making the jump to EVs:

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Like many of you, I wanted a Model 3 with as little ownership costs as possible. Using Getaround and Turo, popular car sharing services, I was able to essentially get a free Model 3 with minimal effort.

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Some of the most common misconceptions that you may not expect when switching to a Tesla. WAAAAY Lower gas costs Tesla Model 3 LR  BMW 330i Miles per gallon / kWh 4.

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How much does it cost to insure a 2020 Tesla Model 3 in California? Electrade researched car insurance premiums across 13 insurers to find the most cost-effective policy, and compared it with our own rate.

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Automatic Emergency Braking, Side Collision Avoidance, Lane Departure Warning - shouldn’t all these features make it cheaper to insure your Tesla? Yes, it should, and it does (electrade.

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Author – Armin Monajemi Day after day I hear from my Electric Vehicle owner friends that after the initial costs of acquisition, insurance is the costliest part of EV ownership.

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Background Many Chevy Bolts, Tesla Model 3s, Nissan Leafs and similar are getting way higher quotes than comparable gas-powered vehicles. This article will discuss electric car insurance quotes in their relative capacity.

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What is electric car insurance and how is it different? If you’re looking to do your bit for the environment, you may be thinking about getting behind the wheel of a green car, such as an electric car.

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Why the shareholder meeting brought ads to the center again Three separate shareholders mentioned the amount of disinformation around on the web regarding Tesla at the shareholder meeting yesterday, and how it was maybe time to re-think the company stance on marketing.

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Tesla’s shareholder meeting is ongoing, but we wanted to update our readers in the meantime with the newest on Tesla Insurance, as we know from experience that this is a pain point for a lot of Tesla and EV owners out there.

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Thinking of buying an EV but not sure about car insurance costs? Take a look at our overview below (and top tips to help you find the best deal).

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Whether you’re in California, Massachusetts, Washington, Colorado, Rhode Island or New York – you’ve surely heard about how electric vehicle insurance can cost more. Luckily, it can also cost less if you play your cards right and explain to your agent the benefits of insuring an electric car.

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Just bought a new electric car and need to get car insurance? Take a look at our top tips to help you find the best deal.

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Your average electric car will have more advanced safety features than your average gas powered car and is therefore cheaper to insure. Nevertheless, if you’re not careful your insurance premium could actually be higher than for a comparable combustion car.

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There is a lot of disinformation out there that electric cars are more expensive than ICE vehicles to insure. A lot of this FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) is most likely spread by comapanies wanting electric cars to fail.

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