More on Owning Electric Vehicles

by Matt Solis


Still not sure if you’re ready to make the change to charging up? Photo: American Ratings Corporation, 2016

If you still have more questions about electric vehicles, follow the links below to learn more about specific government incentives, where you can plug in your new car and just how electric cars compare when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions.

  • The Department of Energy provides this concise history of electric cars.
  • California has a high rate of electric vehicle ownership thanks in part to laws created by state and local governments. The Department of Energy lists California’s incentives and regulations for electric vehicle owners.
  • allows consumers to research and compare electric and hybrid vehicles.
  • The California Energy Commission invests heavily in promoting renewable energy sources, electric cars and the infrastructure to support electric cars.
  • Search for all public, residential and high-power charging stations in your area with PlugShare.
  • The Union of Concerned Scientists released this study demonstrating that electric cars produce fewer pollutants than their gas-powered counterparts during the course of their lifetimes.

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