The First Tesla Model 3 in CT

Tesla Model 3

First Tesla Model 3 in CT Westport Electric Car Club Member Bruce Becker is the recipient of the first Model 3 from Tesla to be delivered to Connecticut. As an existing (or should we say … Read more

The EV Outlook: Contradictory or Inexorable

The New Peak Oil There was a documentary film called “Collapse,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2009 about a self-styled investigative journalist named Michael Ruppert who claims to have predicted the 2008 financial … Read more

CT is CHEAPR

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CHEAPR States have been going their own way, whatever the direction of what may be happening Federally. Connecticut has been a consistent supporter of EV adoption and reduced emissions on a number of fronts. And … Read more

Federal EV Tax Credit

Federal and State of CT Incentives for EV Purchase

Federal Tax Credit There is a Federal tax credit of up to $7500 for the purchase of a plug-in vehicle. The amount of the credit depends on the size of the battery. This tax credit originated in … Read more

2017: The Vehicles

EV Landscape This is the first of several posts that will discuss the EV landscape from the perspective of the directions in vehicle production, the Federal tax credit, the latest with respect to efforts on … Read more

National Electric Drive Week Event in Fairfield

National Drive Electric Week The 2017 Drive Electric Week is coming up next month (September 9-17) and will be celebrated locally with an event in Fairfield on Saturday, September 9 from 10 AM to 2 … Read more

The State of the State of EVs in Connecticut

EV Ownership Deep Dive in CT Sales of EVs nationally have continued on an upward slope in 2017, up 44% year over year for the first 5 months relative to 2016. And the availability of … Read more

2017 EV Road Rally

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2017 EV Rally Our 2017 EV Road Rally was enjoyed by all participants this past Sunday, May 7. The rally covered roughly 30 miles, beginning and ending at the Westport/Saugatuck Metro-North Train Depot with a … Read more

Tesla Direct Sales in CT

“Tesla Bill” The “Tesla Bill” is again before the state legislature. The official moniker is HB 7097. This bill would create a carve-out from the existing dealer laws that would permit Tesla (or other similarly … Read more