Charging the Kia EV6 at Home

The 100% electric Kia EV6 is an increasingly common sight in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region. Released in August 2021, about 20,500 total models were sold in 2022. The sporty, sleek design, affordable price, and large seating capacity make this car a great choice for families needing both an SUV and a classy, modern […]

EV Market Share Growth in the DMV

The EV market share has undoubtedly grown substantially within the last few years. EVs in California, for example, now account for almost 40% of all US EV vehicle registrations, and, in 2022, 18.8% of all new cars sold in California were electric. In addition, Oklahoma has experienced a year-over-year (YOY) growth rate of +111%. How […]

Ford Unexpectedly Adopts Tesla Charge Port


Friday, May 26 – Ford CEO Jim Farley and Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter thatFord drivers will soon gain access to Tesla’s expansive North-American network of over 12,000 Superchargers – the company’s name for its level 3 direct-current (DC) fast chargers. Ford adopting the Tesla port on future models will give more charging […]

The Best Home Charger Setup for the Volkswagen ID.4: A Complete Guide

One of the best things about owning an electric vehicle (EV) is the convenience that comes with charging it at home. Starting every day with a full battery is a luxury everyone should enjoy. That said, most of the time it’s not quite as simple as it seems. That’s why we’ve put together this guide […]

Charging the Ford Mustang Mach-E at Home

Congratulations on your new Mustang Mach-E! We’ve been looking forward to seeing them take to the roads since their announcement back in 2019. We’ve put together some tips for how best to charge your Mach-E at home so you can keep the focus on the fun that comes with a new car rather than worrying […]

Test Drive Volvo’s First Fully Electric Car, the XC40 Recharge, Today!

Performance One of the first major electric vehicle (EV) releases of 2021 is here: the fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge P8! As Volvo’s first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge enters the rapidly growing compact SUV market. The car features all-wheel drive powered by two electric motors, one for the front wheels and the other […]

Here’s a Trick to Keep Your Car’s Paint Pristine

Everyone wants to keep their new car looking immaculate, but that’s easier said than done. Any number of things can nick, ding, or scratch your shiny paint job and there is seemingly nothing you can do to stop it. Even if it’s small enough that no one will notice, you still know it’s there and […]

Can I Install a Tesla Supercharger at Home?

With a flood of automotive industry marketing tactics and electrical figures, confusion abounds when it comes to plug-in vehicle charging. That’s where Effortless Electric comes in; we simplify the confusion and identify exactly what EV buyers and their homes need for the fastest, safest home charging experience available. We often hear, “Can I have a […]

Is a Plug-In Hybrid Right for Me?

As Electric Vehicles (EVs) become increasingly popular, it’s natural to wonder what will happen to Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs). While EVs are great, PHEVs offer their own advantages.  The primary distinction between the two is their electric range. While most EVs have ranges over 250 miles, PHEVs have much shorter fully electric ranges, usually […]