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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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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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January 25, 2017

What New Models from Chevy and Tesla Could Mean for Future EV Markets

Since electric vehicles became widely available in 2011 the market has been somewhat limited.  Consumers throughout the world faced a choice among  three distinct options: 1) a vehicle like the…

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November 28, 2016

MIT Study: Electric vehicles are cheaper and emit less GHGs

A new study released this fall by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found that electric vehicles provide a significant cost savings to the consumer, in addition to…

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November 22, 2016

Making Lemonade from VW’s Diesel Emissions Lawsuit

Volkswagen (VW) and the US Justice Department signed a historic agreement last week to settle the lawsuit over its emissions cheating scandal. VW will pay more than $15…

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October 20, 2016

Analysis: Electric Vehicles Reduce GHGs by At Least 42%

Recent analysis done by the Great Plains Institute (GPI) has found that electric vehicles in Minnesota provide a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction of at least 61% in most cases (Xcel…

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September 22, 2016

The Wrap-Up: Our New Leaf Tells the Story of National Drive Electric Week

I don’t know how long I was on the lot. It could have been few weeks, or a few days. I was one car among many other cars, like one…

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September 4, 2016

Drive Electric MN Hosts Ride and Drive at the MSP Airport

Last week, Drive Electric MN (DEMN) attended a meeting of Minnesota’s Interagency Pollution Prevention Advisory Team (IPPAT) with around 50 representatives from across Minnesota’s state agencies. Facilitated by…

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August 22, 2016

National Drive Electric Week Comes to You

September 10-18th If you followed us last year you’ll remember we had ONE big National Drive Electric Week event with EVs parked in the Mall of America veranda, and a…

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