ChargeHub Guides

ChargeHub Guides allow you to familiarize yourself with the world of electric vehicles. They will help you understand range, charging, how electric cars save you money, their environmental impact and much more. Discover the world of electric cars today!


Electric Car Charging Guide

This charging 101 guide discusses 3 key concepts about recharging an electric car.

Before we get into those concepts, it's good to know the various terms used for charging stations.
They usually all refer to the same thing:

  • Charging station
  • Charging outlet
  • Charging plug
  • Charge port
  • Charger
  • EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment)

Savings

Use the ChargeHub calculator to find out how much you can save by driving an electric car.

  • Savings on fuel
  • Detailed breakdown of the costs of acquiring an electric car
  • Subsidies available in different provinces and states
  • Comparison with gas vehicles
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How to choose your home charging station

  • How to choose a station based on your vehicle
  • Best time to buy a charging station
  • Charging station features to consider
  • Elements to be included when purchasing

Guide on charging your electric vehicle at home

  • How to charge your electric vehicle at home
  • Benefits of charging at home
  • Difference between level 1 and 2 charging stations
  • Advantages of a level 2

Environmental impact

The impact on the environment from electric vehicles is an important issue. Through this guide, we will demystify the real impact on the environment.

  • Electricity is less polluting than oil
  • Battery’s life cycle explanation

This guide is under development. If you're interested, we can notify you when it is published.


EV Range

This guide details the battery capacity & range of an EV and outlines how it meets the requirements of many drivers.

  • Providing your daily transportation
  • The advantage of residential charging
  • Double your range at work
  • Availability of public chargers

This guide is under development. If you're interested, we can notify you when it is published.

ChargeHub Map Guide

This guide teaches you everything you need to know about using the ChargeHub Map.


Trip Planner Guide

Planning a road trip? This guide will help you use our powerful trip planner tool, allowing you to find EV charging stations along your route.


Shared station guide

ChargeHub users have the possibility of letting others use their home charging stations.