electric cars

State pulling plug on electric vehicle rebates

Date: June 26, 2019

The Baker administration plans to pull the plug this fall on a rebate program designed to spur electric vehicle sales in Massachusetts, drawing jeers from clean energy advocates.

With funding for the program running out, officials announced at a Zero Emission Vehicle Commission meeting Monday that the MOR-EV program will be extended for the last time to cover electric vehicle purchases made through Sept. 30, 2019.

In Electric Vehicle Target States You Can Buy a New Bolt, Ioniq, or Leaf For Under $20K

Date: June 19, 2019

Battery electric vehicles are much more affordable than many might assume. New 2019 model year battery-electric vehicles are available in electric vehicle target states from coast to coast for under $20K including incentives and the federal tax deduction. These include highly-rated models like the Chevy Bolt, Nissan Leaf, and Hyundai Ioniq. All of these three models cost consumers about half of what the least expensive Tesla Model 3 offered in Mass. costs owners.

As Massachusetts looks to boost electric vehicle adoption, Norway offers a model.

Date: June 17, 2019

Financial incentives helped push electric vehicle sales to top gas and diesel options in the oil-exporting country.

Mobile Skøyen, a Nissan dealership in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, offers a full range of the automaker’s vehicles, from sedans to compact SUVs.

Outselling them all: the all-electric Nissan Leaf.

About 95% of the cars bought from Mobile Skøyen are battery electric vehicles, and most of those are compact Leafs.

Winchester residents test out electric cars in town’s first ride and drive event

Date: May 13, 2019

As our planet nears a potential climate crisis, Winchester is doing its part to avert the looming catastrophe.

With that goal in mind, the town’s Energy Conservation Committee hosted its first electric vehicle ride and drive event. Local dealerships and car owners brought their electric cars for curious residents to test out on Saturday, April 27 at the Town Common.

Residents test out electric cars

Drive Green helps 500 drivers go electric. You’re next.

Date: January 4, 2019

Thinking about an electric car? The Massachusetts state MOR-EV electric vehicle rebate changed as of January 1st, and the $7500 federal tax credit is due to start ramping down for General Motors vehicles in April, but our Drive Green program will continue to offer significant discounts on an increasing variety of electric vehicles (EVs).

Worcester Telegram: "Holy Name Central Catholic in Worcester flexes green energy power"

Date: September 14, 2018

Worcester's Telegram.com published an article about our Clean Energy Festival at the Holy Name High School in Worcester. Read the original article here.


WORCESTER — Supporters of renewable energy converged on a “Clean Energy Festival” Saturday at Holy Name Central Catholic Junior Senior High School, the Catholic school whose 242-foot wind turbine and energy storage unit yields it a science lab in its backyard.

Low- and middle-class families key to state’s electric vehicle goals

Date: June 14, 2018

BOSTON — Since 1990, Massachusetts’ greenhouse gas emissions have decreased in each major sector except one: transportation, the sector producing the most emissions.

To help reduce these emissions, Massachusetts has set a goal to have 300,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2025. But the high upfront costs of these vehicles make them beyond the reach of many families and communities. Government officials and advocacy groups say that including low- and middle-income families in clean technology initiatives will be critical to reaching the state’s goals.