Start Your Batteries! National Drive Electric Week this September

All of our branches are excited to participate in National Drive Electric Week – happening in all 50 states from 9/14 – 9/22. Locate an event near you and come view the multitude of EVs available today, and hear firsthand what it is like to own and operate one. There will be test drives! If you… Read more

Gov. Janet Mills Announces New Incentives for Electric Vehicles

Maine homeowners, businesses, and governments now qualify for rebates from $2,000 – $7,500 for a range of electric vehicles, including the Nissan LEAF (and extended range LEAF Plus), Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3, Hyundai Kona and Ioniq Electric, Honda Clarity, BMW i3 electric. Rebates are also available for plug-in hybrids including the plug-in Prius, Chevy… Read more

Pape Chevrolet Offers Amazing Incentives for All-Electric Chevy Bolt

Exciting news from Pape Chevrolet in South Portland, Maine: 2019 Bolt purchases qualify for either 10% off MSRP, 14% off MSRP if the buyer owns a non-GM vehicle, or 0% financing! There’s never been a better time to go electric! Upon its release in 2017, the Chevy Bolt earned Motor Trend’s coveted “Car of the… Read more

Town of Derry, NH Installs Free Public EV Charging

Via The Eagle Tribune, ReVision Energy installed four charging stations that can accommodate all kinds of electric vehicles in downtown Derry, NH. “This is something that has been in the works for years,” said Public Works Director Michael Fowler at an earlier meeting, adding the prospect of bringing the electric chargers to town also piqued the… Read more

The Plug-In Hybrid: A More Perfect Union

The average American has a commute of 20 miles or less. It just so happens that there are more than a few outstanding plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) that can easily cover that distance without a drop of gasoline. A plug-in hybrid like the Chevy Volt, the Chrysler Pacifica, or the upcoming Workhorse pickup truck… Read more

Solar + EV: Drive on Sunshine, Save Big Bucks

Part 3 of 3 Previously: Part 2 we talked about the basics of Electric Vehicle charging, and revealed the Solar Gallon. We rely on cars. Cars bring us to work, to Hannaford, or up to camp. We make serious investments into owning cars with a good reputation, and we spend a lot of money to make sure… Read more

The Ins and Outs of EV Charging

Part 2 of 3 Previously: Part 1 we talked about the history of Electric Vehicles and how that history influences our future Electric vehicles are rapidly becoming better, cheaper, and cleaner than their fossil fueled equivalents (See: The Last Auto Mechanic), and so is the charging infrastructure that supports these next-generation vehicles. Experts are predicting that over half of… Read more

On the Road Again: The Return of the Electric Vehicle

First in motion in the United States over 100 years ago, the electric vehicle (EV) is, at long last, having its day in the sun. With over a dozen all-electric vehicles on the market today, and manufacturers committing billions to research and development, the transition to zero emission vehicles is accelerating. Electric vehicles were initially a… Read more