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Analysis: Electric Vehicles Pay Their Fair Share

Recent tax policy analysis by the Great Plains Institute for Drive Electric Minnesota found that electric cars pay just as much or more taxes as comparable gasoline vehicles.
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The Lowdown on the Federal EV Tax Credit

If you’re thinking about purchasing a plug-in vehicle in 2017, chances are good that you’ll still be able to cash in on that deal, but it won’t be around forever.
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May 23, 2017

Maximizing EV Range on your Plug-in Hybrid

Guest blog post submitted by Keith Richard   I wasn’t looking for a car, but when my wife’s car took a turn for the worse and we decided to become…

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May 16, 2017

Update: Electric Vehicles Provide Even Greater GHG Reductions in 2017 and Beyond

Last year, GPI reported that electric vehicles provide a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction of at least 42% to 61% compared to gasoline vehicles in Minnesota based on data for…

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May 5, 2017

Electrifying Workplaces through Ride and Drives

Drive Electric Minnesota hosted two workplace Ride and Drive events in April at Uponor and Andersen Corporation. The events provided an opportunity for employees to participate in a…

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April 25, 2017

Rundown on the Recently Released Volkswagen National ZEV Plan

Earlier this month, Volkswagen released its National Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Plan to the public. Under Appendix C of the Volkswagen Settlement, it outlines the first cycle of the…

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April 20, 2017

The Lowdown on the Federal EV Tax Credit

Earlier this week, Minnesotans who purchased a plug-in electric vehicle during 2016 were able to apply to receive a tax credit of up to $7,500 through the federal Plug-In Electric…

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March 23, 2017

Take a Look Back at the Revolt Electric Room!

The Revolt Electric Room was hoppin’ during the Twin Cities Auto Show. A huge thank you to our partner Great River Energy for sponsoring. Take a look back at the…

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March 21, 2017

Charging Up the Midwest

It’s no lie that electric vehicles (EVs) have taken off along the east and west coasts, especially in California. However, EV adoption in other parts of the country…

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March 11, 2017

Minnesota’s Proposal to Electrify America

Following the lawsuit over pollution from Volkswagen’s diesel vehicles, Volkswagen created the “Electrify America” program. Electrify America will invest $2 billion over 10 years to increase Zero Emission Vehicle infrastructure and…

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March 10, 2017

Drive Electric MN’s LEAF Visits the Northwoods

Drive Electric Minnesota’s signature orange Nissan LEAF made an appearance in Duluth for the 2017 Energy Design Conference, the latest stop on our ongoing journey to EV visibility.  Minnesota…

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March 10, 2017

Electric Vehicles Pay Their Fair Share

Recent tax policy analysis by the Great Plains Institute for Drive Electric Minnesota found that electric cars pay just as much or more taxes as comparable gasoline vehicles. Like most…

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