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Electric Vehicles 101

Drive Change. Drive Electric.

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Drive Change. Drive Electric. represents a unique public-private partnership between auto manufacturers and Northeast states (including Connecticut) to advance consumer awareness, understanding, consideration and adoption of electric cars, including battery electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and fuel cell electric vehicles.

The website showcases the convenience, affordability, technology, sustainability and power performance of electric vehicles.

Honey, We Should Get an Electric Car!

Honey, We Should Get an Electric Car!

Follow the adventures of a Connecticut couple as they consider buying an electric car (EV).

These three humorous PSAs, "Range Anxiety", "High Maintenance", and "Test Drive", address the top concerns that potential buyers have expressed about purchasing EVs.

Electric Vehicles FAQ

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The term "electric vehicles" is an umbrella that covers many types of vehicles including battery electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in electric vehicles (PHEVs), and fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEVs). We will explain these terms and answer some frequently asked questions people typically have when discussing electric vehicles.

Benefits of Owning an Electric Vehicle

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EVs offer multiple benefits that may not be initially apparent when shopping for one.

EVs not only have a lower cost of ownership but also are convenient, safe to drive, and easy to maintain.

We reveal the many benefits of electric vehicles.

 

Please contact us at DEEP.mobilesources@ct.gov if you have questions or need further information.

Content last updated March 10, 2020