25 Jul '16, 10am

So You Bought An Car With A Plug. Now What?

The majority of electric car owners recharge their vehicles at home. But is it as simple as plugging in a new TV? Just find a wall outlet and connect your car to it? Possibly. Let’s take the Chevy Volt, for example. I got to drive one courtesy of Chevrolet for a week this spring. But I don’t have a garage. I have a carport. Until Chevy’s offer came along, it did not have electricity and the nearest outlet was 50 feet away. I could have used an exterior extension cord to power up the Volt, but that seemed so declassé. I always wanted to run electricity to the carport. Knowing the Volt was coming gave me an excuse to get that done.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/07/25/bought-car-plug-now-what/

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