CHEAPR July 2022 Update

CHEAPR Rebates by Month Through July 2022

New CHEAPR, Though Still A Slow Pace of Rebates There were 57 CHEAPR rebates awarded in July, the first month where the higher MSRP cap, now $50,000, was in effect. This was the same number … Read more

CHEAPR June Wrap – The New Program Awaits

CHEAPR Rebates by month through June, 2022

“Old CHEAPR” Quietly Ends – How Fast Will The New Program Ramp? June was a slow rebate month by any measure with just 57 rebates, of which 41 were PHEV. These numbers continue recent trends … Read more

CHEAPR May 2022

CHEAPR Rebates Thru May 2022

$50K MSRP Cap Effective July 1 The first of the changes to the incentive program has been implemented as of July 1, namely an increase in the $42,000 MSRP cap to $50,000. This is still … Read more

CHEAPR Update April 2022

CHEAPR Rebates Through April 2022

Treading Water – Awaiting New Program Implementation The data for April have been posted, a low number of 51 rebates. We are in a holding pattern at this point as we await the particulars of … Read more

SB-4 Passes the Legislature

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Major Changes to CHEAPR Incentive Program Coming The big environmental omnibus bill with 16 parts to it passed the legislature today. It awaits the signature of the governor. CHEAPR Highlights Eliminates the program’s sunset date, … Read more

CHEAPR – Update and SB-4 Passes Senate

CHEAPR Rebates by Month Through March 2022

Modest Increase in March Rebates The CHEAPR rebate count was up modestly to 96 rebates, 64 of them PHEVs. The big gorilla was the Toyota RAV4 Prime, continuing its run as by far and away … Read more

SB-4 Would Raise CHEAPR MSRP Cap

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Omnibus Transportation and Energy Committee Bill Includes Support for EVs Aside from SB-214 that would enable direct EV sales, there was another significant bill that advanced to the full chamber in SB-4 which passed by … Read more

Where Should You Buy an EV

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The top photo, is a panoramic shot taken by Dawn Henry at our Green Wheels EV Parade and Showcase, showing some of the breadth of EVs on the market, though not all of them are … Read more

2021 CHEAPR Wrap

CHEAPR Rebates Through Dec 2021

CHEAPR Quietly Finishes a Quiet Year We can begin with the good news: 2021 was an improvement over 2020, though that is a low bar. Otherwise, meh. There were 90 rebates awarded and $110,250 expended … Read more