The Drive Electric Blog

  • 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

  • January 15, 2014

    Electric Vehicles Cost Less!

    Five Year Total Cost of Ownership is Less Than Many Gasoline Vehicles

    Electric vehicle (EV) prices have dropped and Federal tax credits of up to $7,500 are in effect. Looking at total cost of … more

  • January 08, 2014

    How My EV Changed My Commute

    One Vermonter's Experience Getting Off the Beaten Track

    Guest post by Lucy Gibson, who commutes from Norwich to work at DuBois & King consulting engineers in Randolph. Lucy can be reached at lgibson@ … more

  • November 06, 2013

    Demand growing for electric cars in Vermont

    Vermonters are choosing to make their next car an electric one in growing numbers, according to the latest quarterly sales figures compiled by Drive Electric Vermont. As of October, 2013, there are … more