To promote the launch of the Electrify Your Ride VA campaign, we ran a #whyelectrify campaign on social media consisting of seventeen reasons to start driving an electric car. While they run the gamut from the pragmatic and tangible (“no more oil changes”) to the aspirational and intangible (“be proud of what you did when it mattered most”), all are worthwhile benefits of electrifying your ride. If you are already convinced, find a reason below that might be particularly relevant to a friend or loved one and share it.
So without further ado, here are all the posts collected in one place for your viewing pleasure (also click on any post to share it on Facebook):
Just one of the many perks of driving electric.
Let’s make moves towards a transportation sector powered by clean, renewable energy made right here in America.
What story will you tell when your kid asks about the clean energy revolution?
Driving an electric car is one real, impactful way you can take part in the electrification of everything—a key piece of the 100% clean energy puzzle.
It feels good—trust us.
With a home powered by solar energy, you can actually power your car with clean, renewable, local energy. It’s pretty profound when you stop to think about it.
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You vote with your wallet in other aspects of your life. Now, for the first time, millions of drivers can do the same with their personal transportation. To whom do you want your money going?
You have to experience it to feel the difference.
80% of electric car charging happens at home. It’s pretty much like charging your phone, which is also *extremely* easy.
Saudi oilfield attacks, anyone?
No more late night, creepy gas station experiences . Drive an electric car and forget about gas stations altogether. Except maybe for snacks .
Getting to a future powered by clean energy is going to take urgent action across ALL fronts, and from ALL of us. For millions of Americans, driving an electric car now makes economic sense and is one of the most impactful actions you can take to help drive the transition to clean energy. Your energy matters—now more than ever.
Each day, the average U.S. driver travels 29 miles. Electric car models are now hitting the 200–300 mile range, so…….you’re good.
A Chevy Bolt’s powertrain has over 80% fewer moving parts than a comparable internal combustion engine’s. That means fewer trips to the mechanic and more money in your pocket.
Gasoline is so last century.
The numbers pencil out on electric cars for millions of drivers. Go see for yourself on Kelley Blue Book.
Ready to drive electric? For those of you in and around Virginia, head over to electrifyyourrideva.org to learn more and sign up for discounts on the latest electric models. Not in the area? Plugstar.com is a great resource to learn more about available models. Happy driving!