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Fact or fiction? Debunking electric vehicle myths

Are EVs really more likely to catch fire? How often do you have to charge your EV? Find out these answers and more


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By Rachel Engel

Electric vehicles are a hot topic, and record-high gas prices are only elevating their relevancy in the public discourse. But, despite the technology’s pop-culture stardom, many people don’t know much about how electric vehicles differ from those with traditional internal combustion engines.

In a recent FireRescue1 article, columnist Michael Benson answers commonly asked questions surrounding electric vehicles and the benefits of owning one. Read the article, “Your top electric vehicle questions, answered,” and then test your knowledge with our quiz below.


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