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Electric Vehicle Calculator

After nearly 5 years of hosting the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) calculator on PEV4me.com, we have decided to retire the service. Thank all of you who used the calculator and provided great feedback on the service. If you are looking for

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How to download my green button data

Downloading your green button data from your SDG&E or PG&E account to use in the PEV4me plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) calculator is simple. SDG&E instructions PG&E instructions SDG&E Green Button Download Instructions The Green Button is located within the online service, My

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Find public charging stations for your electric car using the Plugshare app

Xatori is the company behind PlugShare.com, the PlugShare iOS app, and the PlugShare Android app.  PlugShare users have created their own EV social network, in which a community of EV owners and enthusiasts can share their own charging stations/electrical outlets with other electric car owners —

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How to download PG&E green button data

Downloading the green button data from your PG&E account to use in the PEV4me plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) calculator is simple. You need to have a My Energy account and an electric SmartMeter™ connected to the network. Log in to My Energy or Register.

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Toyota RAV4 EV HVAC and performance modes adds a wrinkle to the PEV calculator

The Toyota RAV4 EV, coming soon to California, is a joint development effort between Toyota and Tesla.  Some of the more interesting features on the vehicle are the “performance mode” and the 4 different HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning)

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Carbon footprint reduction for the PEV calculator

One of the questions that we have been asked from users of the Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) calculator is how we get the results for the carbon footprint comparison.   Users that compare a high efficiency gas engine or hybrid vehicle

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New Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Calculator

In an era of soaring gas prices and heightened environmental awareness, drivers are taking a closer look at plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). But beyond the savings at the gas pump, what is the overall impact of driving a PEV? Most

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