The Drive Electric Blog

  • 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

  • October 25, 2013

    Middlebury Electric Vehicle Workshop

    Learn more about electric cars in Middlebury

    Saturday, November 2, 2013, 1 - 3 PM

    14 Seminary St, Middlebury, VT > Get directions


    The Acorn Energy Co-op and Addison County Regional Planning … more

  • October 16, 2013

    What to buy/lease in Vermont: Ford C-Max Energi

    This post is part of our series on electric cars available to purchase in Vermont.

    Ford C-Max Energi

    $33,745 MSRP $3,751 Federal electric-vehicle tax credit

    Hybrid MPG and high tech

    The Ford … more

  • October 14, 2013

    Montreal to Burlington on a single charge

    For some, 95 miles in a Leaf might seem like a suicide mission meant to leave you stranded in the middle of some unwelcoming forest packed full of wolves. For me, it's just another trip to … more