Update to CHEAPR Stats By Dealer

Rebates by Dealer within Make

Some Stellar Performers; Many Also-Rans We obtained an updated dataset of CHEAPR rebates by individual dealerships from the program’s inception through the end of 2020. It is all pasted below, but a couple of observations … Read more

Congressman Himes to Speak to EV Club

Representative Jim Himes

Join the EV Club for our next Zoom meeting on April 15th at 6:45 when U.S. Representative Jim Himes of Connecticut’s fourth congressional district will speak to us about what we can expect for EV … Read more

EV Freedom Bill Unshackled

Lucid

Transportation Committee Vote Moves Bill to Full Chamber The Transportation Committee, by a vote of 26 to 10, moved SB 127 to the full chamber. There were several legislators who voted in favor of the … Read more

New Program Rules Adopted by CHEAPR Board

CHEAPR

Higher Incentive Levels, Low MSRP Cap, New Income-Limited Incentives Note: This page is updated to note that the new incentive levels have been implemented as of June 7, 2021. The CHEAPR home page has been … Read more

EV Ownership Increases 18.2% In a Difficult Year

CT EV Registraton Trend 2017-2021

DMV Releases Updated EV Registration Data There are 13,800 EVs registered in CT as of January 1, 2021, according to data released by the Department of Motor Vehicles in its statutorily required semi-annual reporting. This … Read more

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

Aptera to Visit Westport

Aptera

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