EVgo Stories – Shante Walker
With her commitment to sustainability and clean energy, Shante loves driving electric, and she relies on EVgo to keep her charged up and rolling around town, emissions-free. Shante chooses EVgo because she knows she can count on our stations to be up and running when she needs them and because EVgo’s 100% renewable energy-powered network gives her peace of mind as she works to bring cleaner air to her community.
EVgo Stories - Denise Sanchez
After more than two years of careful consideration, Hawthorne resident Denise ditched her ICE vehicle and purchased an EV. With gas prices continuing to skyrocket, the decision to go electric was easy. She loves how her EV helps her live a healthier lifestyle and breathe cleaner air (the fumes from her former vehicle were giving her headaches), and by kicking the gas pump to the curb, she’s saving a ton of money every month.
5 Things That Affect Your Charging Speed
When you charge your electric vehicle (EV), you might notice that you don’t always get the maximum charging speed advertised by either your vehicle manufacturer or the charger. You might even get different charging speeds on different days. Why is that? It's because charging an EV is a lot more like charging your phone than filling at a gas station.
Chilly Charging: 5 Cold Weather Tips for EVs
Zooming out, it’s important to know that EV batteries are a lot like people. We don’t like to be way too hot or freezing cold — and neither do batteries. Batteries have an ideal temperature range of around 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit, and if they get too far outside of that range, they’ll be less efficient — but not in a worrisome way.
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