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Climate Reality Presentation and EV Showcase in Westport

EV Club Board Member Dawn Henry will present the Climate Reality Presentation (a.k.a. the Al Gore presentation) at the Westport Senior Center on Thursday, September 20. Dawn is a graduate of the Climate Reality Leadership … Read more

Leo Cirino Steps Down as Club President

Bruce Becker presenting a plaque to Leo Cirino

Leadership Transition Club founder, Leo Cirino, has stepped down as club president. Leo was widely recognized for his tireless and effective advocacy for clean transportation and received multiple awards from area organizations. Leo will be … Read more

EV Ownership Grows 35% in CT

35% Increase in 2017 The number of plug-in vehicles registered in CT has grown by 35.1% in a comparison of 2 data points one year apart. The Westport Electric Car Club received an updated vehicle … Read more

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

CHEAPR Logo

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