PURA Straw Proposal for Statewide EV Program

This is a copy of the statewide EV Program straw proposal that the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has released. Public comments are being accepted until Jan. 29. Sorry, but this is not downloadable from our … Read more

It Is Time for EV Freedom


Direct Sales of Electric Vehicles (EVs) Should Be Permitted in CT Post by Barry Kresch Governor Lamont has signed onto the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional cap and invest plan. At the same time, … Read more

Aptera to Visit Westport


Aptera to Visit CT This is still tentative but we think it will happen. This will be a cool event, so we thought we’d tease it. Aptera is a 3-wheeled vehicle with integrated solar. Due … Read more

CHEAPR – Nov Update and Prolonged Limbo

CHEAPR rebates by month through Nov 2020

CHEAPR Remains in a Limbo Which Might End Soon The combination of the 2019 legislation authorizing a modest, but steady funding stream, along with new program elements, and changes made by DEEP to the program … Read more

2020 Wraps With a Bang

2 Environmental Wins Conclude the Year 2020 is a year most of us will be happy to see in the rearview mirror. But the last couple of weeks have brought two wins that deserve to … Read more

2020 – A Lost Year for CHEAPR

CHEAPR Rebates Monthly Through Oct 2020

48% Month Over Month Drop in October Rebates Newly released data, updated with transactions through October 31, show a decline from September to October from 97 to 59 rebates. (The September number was restated and … Read more

Mustang goes Electric with Mach-E

Ford Mustang Mach-E

The Ford Motor Company bets the Mustang brand on the battery-electric Mustang Mach-E! Post by Larry Thompson The original Mustang was launched in 1964 at the World’s Fair in New York (pictured).  It had a … Read more

Polestar Visits Westport

Polestar 2

Polestar Test Drive Event A picture-perfect Indian summer day set the scene for an EV Club event sponsored by Manhattan Motors, the regional dealer for the new Polestar brand. Polestar is Volvo’s racing brand but … Read more