Video: How to charge an electric vehicle As part of our spring auto feature on electric vehicles in Vermont, Fran Putnam shows what it looks like to charge up her Nissan Leaf. 

Has the electric vehicle era finally arrived?

ADDISON COUNTY — If you took the $174 billion President Joe Biden has proposed spending on electric vehicles (EVs) over the next decade and split it evenly according to population, Vermont’s share would come to something like $330 million. Of course, that … (read more)

Spring Auto Feature: Electric Vehicles

Addison Independent Reporter Christopher Ross this week looked deep into the world of Electric Vehicles, or EVs. Learn more about the state of the industry, where it’s headed, and what it means to you. Click on the stories below to read all about EVs. • H … (read more)

What’s the deal with electric vehicles?

VERMONT — Recent proposals by President Biden and Gov. Scott have included significant funding for electric vehicles and associated charging infrastructure, which they hope will hasten a transition away from gasoline-powered vehicles and their devastating … (read more)

Electric vehicle growth depends on charging infrastructure

BRISTOL — The town of Bristol has been trying to secure funding for a public electric vehicle (EV) charging station for a couple of years, but the cards just haven’t fallen into place, officials said. The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t helped, of course. But th … (read more)

Car dealerships see bright future for EVs

RUTLAND / MIDDLEBURY — Mark Alderman believes we might be approaching a tipping point with electric vehicles (EVs). “EVs will become more and more common until they’re normal, and then it’ll be the ICE (internal combustion engine) cars that stick out,” sa … (read more)

Taking the Electric Vehicle plunge: pros and cons

ADDISON COUNTY — Taborri Bruhl and his family in New Haven know a few things about electric vehicles (EVs). “My wife, Susan, and I have driven EVs since 2013, when we leased two Nissan Leafs,” Bruhl told the Independent. “We loved the cars, and when the l … (read more)

Fleets and public transportation are going electric

VERMONT — More than three-quarters of U.S. fleet managers for local and state governments, utilities, universities, private technology companies and delivery services have begun to electrify their vehicle fleets, according to a new report by the Rocky Mou … (read more)

Electric vehicle charging stations in Addison County

Public EV charging stations in Addison County Ferrisburgh DR Power Equipment, 75 Meigs Road, just outside Vergennes Basin Harbor, 4800 Basin Harbor Road   Middlebury Addison County Regional Planning, 14 Seminary St. 121 Cady Road (3) 476 Foote Street (2) … (read more)

What’s the road ahead for electric cars? Find out at Wednesday event in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op will host an educational session on electric cars this Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Addison Country Regional Planning Commission Offices at 14 Seminary St. in Middlebury. Dave Roberts, the Drive … (read more)