Electric vehicles are winning over more drivers each day. Buying an EV can be different than a typical car purchase, requiring a bit more research and learning. When drivers fully understand EV driving benefits, they not only purchase but say they'll never go back to a gas-powered car.
Driving EVs in your town
Like many of your fellow EV curious, you may be wondering what it’s like to own or lease an EV and drive electric every day:
Are EVs difficult to charge?
Are there hidden costs to the technology?
What about driving in snow, heat, or the mountains?
What rebates or tax incentives can save me money by driving an EV?
Are there SUVs and All-Wheel Drive models available?
With so much information, where do I begin?
New webinars designed to answer your EV driving questions
Join Denver Metro Clean Cities, Fresh Energy, Shift2Electric, and The American Lung Association for free, educational webinars. The variety of webinars will be geared toward Minnesota and Colorado drivers, but most of the information will be relevant to all drivers and EV shoppers.
EV 101 & Test Drive Challenge
Sept. 2, 6:30 pm CT - Electric Vehicles 101 and Test Drive Challenge
Click hereto registerfor the Minnesota Sept. 2 webinar today!
You’ll virtually “kick the tires” of some electric vehicles, discuss the health and climate impacts of driving electric, and review how to complete safe test drives for a shot to win some great prizes!
Participants will leave the meeting equipped to make an informed decision about their next vehicle with a comprehensive comparison list of all makes and models available today. The discussion will include:
Electric technology advances.
Benefits of going electric.
How to choose the right electric car for your household.
Cost savings of driving electric.
EV Test Drive Contest.
Electric Vehicles in Minnesota? You betcha! - Candid conversations with EV owners
Sept. 17 or Oct. 1 at 6:30 pm CT - Electric Vehicles in Minnesota? You betcha! Candid conversations with EV owners
Click here to registerfor the Sept. 17 webinar today!
Click hereto registerfor the Oct. 1 webinar today!
Have an honest conversation with real EV owners about EV technology, models available, advancements, emissions impacts, the realities of charging, and more.
The panel of EV owners from around the state will tell you what it is like to own, charge, and drive electric in Minnesota. You will also have an opportunity to get your burning questions answered during a fast-paced Q&A segment.
The types of insights you’ll hear from EV owners:
“I love the heated steering wheel, the surprising roominess, and cruise control!”
"My favorite thing is how smooth it feels, how quiet it is when driving electric.”
Electric Cars in Colorado
Sept. 30 at 6:30 pm MT - Electric Cars in Colorado-- Candid conversations with EV owners
Join us for this interactive online ride and drive as part of the National Drive Electric Week.
Tune in to learn about EVs driven by people around Colorado and get your questions about what it’s like to drive an EV answered by EV drivers
Learn more about current EV deals, rebates, and federal and state incentives.
As you’re considering an EV purchase, remember - you can get special rebates and savingsjust for being an Xcel Energy customer. Don’t wait to check out these limited-time deals and see how much you can save when you combine with tax incentives.