Project Description

Did you know that electric vehicles (EVs) are now better than gas-powered cars in almost every way?

With excellent performance, long range, and smart technology features, electric cars are emissions-free and fun to drive. And since driving a gas-powered car is is a big part of our carbon footprints, switching to an electric car is a great way to do something about climate change.

Discover how electric vehicles can be a great fit for you and your family. Plug in. Feel good.

WHY DO IT

Getting an electric car can help you:

  • Reduce air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions

  • Improve safety

  • Save money on fuel and repairs

  • Enjoy a better driving experience

GET INSPIRED

GET STARTED

Follow these easy steps to get an electric car:

1. Learn about electric cars

2. Research available models

3. Take a test drive

4. Evaluate your charging options

5. Buy or lease your electric vehicle

LEARN MORE

Read about electric vehicles.

LOCAL RESOURCES

Here are some local resources to help you learn about electric cars in your area.

Drive Clean Marin’s mission is to inspire Marin residents and employees to drive electric. Learn how to switch from driving gasoline-powered vehicles to cars powered by renewable energy, taking measurable actions to reduce your carbon footprint.

Take Action

Looking to reduce your carbon footprint, save money or just contribute less to that nasty smog? This handy buying guide from the California Air Resources Board can help you find clean and efficient vehicles.

Take Action

Golden Gate Electric Vehicle Association (GGEVA) is an all-volunteer, non-profit educational, support, and advocacy organization that promotes electric vehicles — and the expansion of the infrastructure to support electric mobility regardless of vehicle type.

Take Action

Marin Commutes keeps you informed about local programs to ease your commute and contribute to cleaner air and a healthier environment. Check out their list of incentives and rebates for new EVs.

Take Action

To learn more, visit these local listings:

Green Change cannot directly recommend local contractors or dealers at this time.

This listing focuses on Marin and nearby counties at this time. More locations coming soon.

CREDITS

This page was created by members of the Green Change Network and our partners, including Drive Clean Marin. Thanks to all our contributors!

Editors: Al Grumet, Fabrice Florin

Researcher: Marilyn Price

Photo: Mariordo, Wikimedia Commons

Video: Bosch Motors

To contribute more info or report an error, please email us. We will update this page periodically, based on your feedback.

This action is featured in our Clean Transportation page, where you can find more climate actions to consider. Go green with us!

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