Drivers Show Their Love for Electric Vehicles

, senior policy and legal analyst, Clean Vehicles | March 1, 2018, 8:00 am EDT
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[UPDATE 3/8/2018, 12:23pm: We’ve included additional social media posts showing people’s love for EVs, and our Twitter Moment at the bottom of the page]

[UPDATE 3/1/2018, 11:36 am: Did you buy an electric vehicle (EV) in 2017 and install a home charger? If so, you can now claim a tax credit of up to $1,000, or claim up to $30,000 if you installed EV equipment for a business – but just for 2017! This credit is not currently available for 2018 or beyond. Here’s the IRS form.]

This past Valentine’s Day, we asked electric vehicle (EV) drivers to tell us what they love most about driving an EV. The responses were overwhelmingly positive. That shouldn’t be too surprising considering that there are a multitude of reasons why EVs are simply a better product than gas vehicles, including the fact that they are cheaper and cleaner to operate. If you want to get in on this #EVLove, just send your story via Twitter or Facebook with the #EVLove hashtag. Here are some of my favorites responses so far.

“We ❤️ the stability and road adhesion imparted by the low center of gravity. We ❤️ the cargo capacity uncluttered by fuel lines or tanks, drive trains or transmissions. We ❤️ the ease of maintenance.  No more oil changes or drips. We ❤️ charging at home and not going to gas stations!”  ~Chris

 

 

“The lack of maintenance required on these vehicles is one of their best features, because of the braking provided by regeneration I don’t expect to  have to replace brake pads ever again, “One pedal” driving on the Bolt is a wonderful thing to experience, we are so pleased to have these vehicles available that’s car love.” ~Roger

 

 

View more love stories on our Twitter #EVLove moment

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