Half of States May Offer Electric Vehicle Benefits

Up to half of the 50 states may provide benefits to owners of electric vehicles not available to those who drive internal combustion vehicles.

Plug In America, led by a diverse group of experienced electric car advocates, has compiled a list of the 50 states and the benefits they provide to owners of electric vehicles, including tax breaks, tax credits, and access to HOV lanes.

The latter, most associated with California, is also a benefit offered to owners of electric vehicles in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey and Utah. (Wait a minute, there’s traffic in Utah?) It’s also under consideration in Hawaii and Massachusetts.

What’s most going to drive people to purchase electric vehicles are tax credits with 11 states offering them. They are, along with the maximum benefit:



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