The Drive Electric Blog

  • August 02, 2013

    A Visit to the Tesla Factory

    Words and Images by Todd Lockwood Factory photos courtesy of Tesla Motors It's not every day that you get to visit the Tesla Factory. My Tesla Model S sedan was delivered in March 2013, and ever … more

  • August 02, 2013

    One Vermonter's first year of driving electric

    Karen Glitman loving the snow traction on her Nissan LEAF. The Burlington Free Press featured Drive Electric Vermont's Karen Glitman on her first year of driving electric. Some highlights from Karen' … more

  • August 02, 2013

    Tips for Owning an Electric Car

    Steve Webster of Underhill, Vermont, is the proud owner of an all-electric Nissan LEAF. Not only is his LEAF quiet and comfortable, it also releases zero emissions into the atmosphere when charged … more

  • July 10, 2013

    Reason #7 To Drive Electric

    Mark Raymaker, Shaftsbury, Vermont 

    Reason #7 To Drive Electric: Digs deep on the road, not in the pockets 

    Mark purchased his Chevy Volt on December 31st, 2011 and has been pleased with its … more

  • May 30, 2013

    Reason #6 to Drive Electric

    Melanie Needle, Burlington, Vermont

    Reason #6 to Drive Electric: Sharing Your Experience

    Melanie’s favorite part of having an electric vehicle (EV) is talking with people throughout her day about … more

  • May 16, 2013

    Reason #5 to Drive Electric

    The Sherman Family, Richmond, Vermont

    REASON #5 TO DRIVE ELECTRIC: Make it a family affair 

    At the Sherman household, everyone takes part in driving electric—including Adam and Kara’s son! Pictured … more

  • May 09, 2013

    Reason #4 to Drive Electric

    Steve Webster, Underhill, Vermont

    Reason #4 to Drive Electric: Cleaner Air (and Zero Emission Operation Potential)

    Steve picked up his Nissan LEAF on May 31, 2012, and he’s been loving it ever … more

  • May 02, 2013

    Reason #3 to Drive Electric

    Henry Sharp, Thetford, Vermont

    REASON #3 TO DRIVE ELECTRIC: The Unexpected Conveniences

    It took Henry almost a year to buy his all-electric Tesla Roadster because he worried about the sacrifices he … more