Advantages of investing in an electric vehicle (EV)

Less Maintenance

  • Less moving parts
  • Less servicing
  • Longer brake life
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Less Fuel Costs

  • Charging is cheaper than gasoline
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Less Pollution

  • Less Fumes
  • Cleaner Air
  • Breathe Easier
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Website Resources

Federal Tax Credit: Find current information about the federal tax credit.

Department of Energy Fuel Economy: Calculate fuel savings and compare electric vehicles side by side.

Alternative Fuel Data Center Vehicle Cost Calculator and Station Locator: Explore the basics of using electricity as a vehicle fuel, charging station availability and the costs related to charging your EV.

EVhype - Find Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Near You: This Interactive Map helps you find EV charging Stations near you.

Why Drive Electric: Explore electric cars, drivers’ stories, learn facts and more about EVs.

Charging at home & on the go: Learn more about installing an EV charging station at home, or charging stations on the go

2021 Act on Climate: Learn more about the 2021 Act on Climate and related efforts.

RI Office of Energy Resources: Learn more about the RI Office of Energy Resources mission and other energy related programs.

RI Energy: Learn more about RI Energy’s Electric Transportation and Charging Programs  

Alternative Fueling Station Locator: Find alternative fueling stations in the United States and Canada. For U.S. stations, see data by state.  

Electric Vehicles Map (RIDEM) - Find public EV charging stations available in Rhode Island and see the EV count by ZIP code.

Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition -Learn more about how OSCCC works with stakeholders, community leaders, vehicle fleets and others, to save energy and promote the use of domestic fuels and advanced technologies in transportation.

Educational Materials:

Does Bus Transit Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions? from Transfinder -  How Does Transit Help the Climate?

Clean Cities Plug-in Handbook for Consumers: Read a comprehensive handbook on making the switch from a conventional vehicle to an electric vehicle.

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