Consumer Links

Click here to view the DOE Consumer Handbook. The handbook is designed to answer your basic questions about  electric vehicle technology, benefits, charging, maintenance and purchase options.

This Plug-In Vehicle Tracker provides an updated list of vehicles that are currently available in the U.S, worldwide, or that will be available in the future: www.pluginamerica.org/vehicles 

Compare electric vehicles side-by-side on fueleconomy.gov. Vehicles are compared by; miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), kWh/100mi, cost to drive 25 miles, miles you can go on a charge, the time it takes to fully charge the battery and annual fuel costs.

The Union of Concerned Scientists produced a report on EV’s Global Warming Emissions and Fuel-Cost Savings Across the United States. To read the UCS “State of Charge” report, click here.

U.S. Dept. of Energy Advanced Fuels Data Center (AFDC):

www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/fuels/electricity.html

 

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Directory:

http://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/locator/stations/

 

Greater Kansas City Plug-In Readiness Strategy

Click the link above to download a PDF of the report

 

2012 Strategic Directions in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry, published by Black & Veatch

Click the link above to download a PDF of the report

 

Clean Cities:

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/cleancities/

 

Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment:

www.pluginamerica.org/accessories