The Drive Electric Blog

  • 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

  • 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