The Drive Electric Blog

  • 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

  • April 25, 2013

    Reason #2 to Drive Electric

    George Plumb, Washington, Vermont

    REASON #2 TO DRIVE ELECTRIC: Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

    In October of 2012, George leased a Mitsubishi i-MiEV.  He leased it because he couldn’t afford a new … more

  • April 17, 2013

    Reason #1 to Drive Electric

    Bruce Bentley, Rutland, Vermont

    REASON #1 TO DRIVE ELECTRIC: Saving Money on Gas

    After one year, Bruce reports he has only used 40 gallons of gas. This is no small feat in a state like Vermont. How … more