Electrify your Ride

Choosing an Electric Vehicle

It’s estimated that by 2040, 55 percent of all new vehicle sales in the US will be electric. There are currently more than 35 plug-in electric vehicle models on the market, including sedans, hatchbacks, minivans, and SUVs, with more models (like EV pick-up trucks) coming soon.

EV Fast Facts

  1. Electric vehicles (EVs) come in many shapes and sizes, from compact cars to SUVs
  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

Get started


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

Decision Tools


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


CERTs Electric Vehicle Factsheet
EV Top 10 Factsheet