• Screenshot from Pay With PlugShare app for electric-car charging

    Recargo, the company that owns the PlugShare app for locating electric-car charging stations, launched a new way to pay for charging today. Its "Pay With PlugShare" program gives its users the ability to transact a charging session using only their smartphones. The app lets electric-car drivers enter and save a credit-card number they'll use to pay for charging sessions. Then at any charging station that offers Pay With PlugShare, a driver initiates the charging session and tracks its progress using the app. The system eliminates what has long been the frustrating reality for electric-car...

  • 2011 Nissan Leaf plugged into an EVgo quick-charging station, Texas
    Electric Car: Lease Or Buy?

    You're considering a plug-in electric car. Should you lease or buy? It's a question that all new-car shoppers face--but for electric cars, there are some special considerations. Each financing option has its pros and cons, so we've outlined the reasons you might opt for each alternative. LEASING...

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