Electrify your Ride

Choosing an Electric Vehicle

The latest report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that by 2040, there will be 730 Million passenger EVs on the road.

According to Shift2Electric, there are currently over 70 electric vehicle models available in the U.S. including sedans, hatchbacks, minivans, SUVs, and pick-up trucks.

EV Fast Facts

  1. Electric vehicles (EVs) come in many shapes and sizes, including SUVs and pick-up trucks.
  2. Most EVs on the market today can easily go over 100 miles a day, some twice that or more.
  3. EVs save you money and time over the life of the vehicle.
  4. EVs are not just a trend, they are here to stay.
  5. EV charging infrastructure is in place and growing rapidly, especially on major corridors.
  6. EVs can and do function in cold climates.
  7. EVs provide greenhouse gas reductions.
  8. 80% or more of charging happens overnight at home.
  9. EV batteries are long-lasting.

Want to purchase an electric vehicle but not sure where to start? There are many types of vehicles to choose from depending on your needs and driving habits.

  1. What are my driving patterns?
  2. Where will I charge?
  3. What vehicles are available?

Ready, Set, Go! Resources for moving forward

Trying to figure out which path to take when it comes to electric vehicles? A few handy tools will get you going.

  1. Vehicle Cost Calculator from the US DOE Alternative Fuels Data Center
  2. EVolution: Education on E-Drive Vehicles from Argonne National Laboratory
  3. Electric Vehicle Advisor from Xcel Energy
  4. Find tax credits available in our Guide to the Inflation Reduction Act
  5. More funding opportunities coming soon from the Minnesota Electric Vehicle Rebate program