The Drive Electric Blog

  • April 10, 2017

    Affordable Used Electric Cars Arrive in Vermont

    Plug-in electric cars are often praised for their low cost of ownership. Electricity costs less than gasoline to run on, vehicle reliability is good, and competitive prices offer smart consumers a … more

  • April 05, 2016

    Coming Attractions for 2016 (and Beyond)

    As of spring 2016 there are over 20 electric car models registered in Vermont. These cars are fun to drive and easily charge at home using standard 120V outlets. Faster charging is available by … more

  • September 17, 2015

    DRIVE THE DREAM VERMONT launches!

    DRIVE THE DREAM VERMONT is an initiative to encourage and recognize employer commitments to expand plug-in electric vehicle (EV) use in Vermont. Governor Peter Shumlin and leading Vermont employers … more

  • September 09, 2015

    Electric car demo day at Vermont Teddy Bear

    Bring friends and family for a test ride!

    Vermont's premier National Drive Electric Week event

    WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2015, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM VERMONT TEDDY BEAR COMPANY, SHELBURNE, VT > GET … more

  • June 02, 2015

    (Video) Ross Powers Plugs In to Electric Vehicles

    You may know Ross Powers as the Gold Medalist U.S. Olympic snowboarder, Snowboard Program Director at The Stratton Mountain School (SMS), and founder of the Ross Powers Foundation for athletes with … more

  • March 02, 2015

    Leasing Versus Purchasing an Electric Car

      Thinking about a new electric car, but not sure where to begin? We’d suggest you consider whether you want to purchase or lease your new plug-in vehicle.

    Leasing cars is more popular than ever, … more

  • October 02, 2014

    How to Enjoy Vermont’s Fall Foliage in your EV

    Autumn in Vermont is a time for scenic drives in hopes of capturing the elusive “peak” foliage. So how does an EV driver enjoy a nice long drive in the country? With a little planning and a map of EV … more

  • September 19, 2014

    HackVT 2014 Transportation Datasets

    The 2014 HackVT contest is just around the corner and we are thrilled this year's theme is creating a brighter energy future for the State of Vermont. Transportation is a critical part of meeting … more

  • August 15, 2014

    Electric Vehicles in the News

    Across Vermont, electric vehicles are growing rapidly. In the last year we have seen over a 400 car increase on Vermont roads. There are a lot of new stories or developments in the electric vehicle … more