The Drive Electric Blog

  • October 30, 2020

    Leasing Versus Purchasing an Electric Car

      Thinking about a new electric car, but not sure where to begin? After considering what type of electric vehicle makes sense for your needs, we’d suggest deciding whether you want to purchase or … more

  • October 21, 2020

    Electric Vehicles in Winter

    Tags: winter, EV range

    Many recent car buyers are discovering the benefits of getting plug-in electric vehicles (EV), including:

    They have great performance and are fun to drive;

    They are cleaner than gasoline options - … more

  • September 26, 2020

    Drive Electric Week Virtual Event - September 2020

    Vermont Electric Co-op, VPPSA, Stowe Electric Department, Washington Electric Co-op, Green Mountain Power and Drive Electric Vermont hosted a virtual event to celebrate National Drive Electric Week … more

  • August 25, 2020

    Electric Car Webinar - August 2020

    Drive Electric Vermont, Acorn Energy Co-op and the Climate Economy Action Center of Addison County hosted a webinar on electric vehicles (EVs) on Thursday, August 20, 2020. We covered many aspects  … more

  • May 22, 2020

    Electric Car Webinar - May 2020

    IMPORTANT UPDATE - Several changes were made to the State of Vermont EV incentive program in July 2020 which are not reflected in this recording from May. Please refer to the EV incentives page or … more

  • May 08, 2020

    Electric Lawn Care Options

    Tags: incentives

    Taking care of our properties and landscaping traditionally involves the use of a variety of gasoline powered equipment, including mowers, leaf blowers, trimmers and more. Some property owners have … more

  • March 01, 2020

    Used Electric Cars in Vermont - an Update

    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 a compelling value. … more

  • November 07, 2019

    CarShare Vermont Adds First EV

    For the past ten years, CarShare Vermont has been on a mission to help more Vermonters get around with fewer cars. Based out of Burlington, Vermont, they provide a convenient, reliable, and … more

  • September 13, 2019

    Vermont charging up for Drive Electric Week

    Events around the state geared to drive excitement for electric vehicles

    September 9, 2019 - Burlington, VT – Plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) are making inroads with Vermont drivers; as of July … more