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!


Public Charging for EVs

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)
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Saving more with an EV

Calculator

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
Check out our calculator

How to Save Money with a Level 2 Smart EV Charger Without the Ontario Incentive

Ontario’s government has taken a big step back in the electrification of transport in the province by cancelling the subsidies on charging stations and electric cars. The removal of these incentives has restricted the access to faster EV charging at home because they covered a significant amount of the cost of a 240V EV charger.

Learn how to save while charging

List of All Federal, Provincial and Municipal Incentives for Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids in Canada.

There are several incentive programs available to help Canadians make the acquisition of an electric car, a plug-in hybrid EV or a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. These rebates are normally managed by one of the three main levels of government: federal, provincial, or municipal. These programs are only valid for residents of the concerned territory.

Save money on your vehicle purchase


Charging EVs at Home

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
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Find the Right Charging Station for You

Easily compare the most popular charging stations on the market with this useful guide. Our goal is to help you find a level 2 charging station that answers all of your charging needs, includes all of the features you are looking for, and is within your price range.

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Do You Need a Level 2 Home Charger?

Take a look at our short survey to find out if you can benefit from the advantages of level 2 home charger.

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Guide on Provincial and Municipal Incentives for Level 2 Home Charging Stations

There are several incentives in place in Canada to help electric car and plug-in hybrid owners to purchase a level 2 home charger. The largest subsidies usually come from provincial governments.

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Find Out the Most Optimal Charging Solution for Your Home According to the Electric Vehicle you Drive.

The following table shows the optimal amperage for a level 2 home charging station according to your electric car power acceptance.

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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
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Home Charging Station - FAQ

Our home charging station FAQ answers to the most common questions about home charging. Take a look at it, it should clarify some important aspects.

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ChargeHub Map Guides

ChargeHub Map Guide

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

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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.

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Shared Station Guide

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

Read the shared station guide