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David Roberts

David works at VEIC and coordinates the Drive Electric Vermont program, a public-private partnership working to increase electric car use in the state. He’s driven all-electric cars for six years and has never once run out of juice, even on the coldest winter days. He also advocates for more walking, bicycling and public transportation options as the cleanest and most efficient ways to get around. He lives in South Burlington with his wife and their adventurous chocolate Lab Rosalita (the unofficial mascot of Drive Electric VT).

By: David Roberts

October 7th, 2020

Do Affordable Electric Cars Exist (and Should You Buy One)?

Energy Savings | Auto Buying

This is an exciting time for plug-in electric vehicle (EV) buyers. Manufacturers are producing a wide array of models. The value of going electric has increased as electric driving range goes up, performance improves, more affordable models are available and off-peak charging costs from several Vermont utilities offer the equivalent of $1 per gallon of gasoline. Plus, purchase incentives are available that can reduce up-front costs by $10,000 or more. If you’re on the fence about buying an EV, this article may help you pick a side.

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