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Comparing gas and electric powered vehiclesComparing gas and electric powered vehicles

Comparing gas and electric powered vehicles

August 21, 2022, Lauren Dublin

As gas prices have skyrocketed over the last several months, interest in electric vehicles (EVs) has grown right along with them.

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Charging your electric vehicle has never been easierCharging your electric vehicle has never been easier

Charging your electric vehicle has never been easier

May 9, 2022, Guest Blogger

Receive up to $1,000 in rebates when you purchase a charging station and join the EV Storage Charge Program.

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Wright-Hennepin in national electric vehicle spotlightWright-Hennepin in national electric vehicle spotlight

Wright-Hennepin in national electric vehicle spotlight

January 25, 2022, Jeph Novak

Wright-Hennepin (WH) has been featured in a number of national spotlights about electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022 so far. 

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Drive your EV year-roundDrive your EV year-round

Drive your EV year-round

January 5, 2022, Jeph Novak

Minnesota experiences all kinds of weather, from sub-zero temperatures in the winter to hot and humid summer days. Luckily, driving an electric vehicle (EV) isn’t just for certain seasons.

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Electric vehicle trends to look forward to in 2022 and beyondElectric vehicle trends to look forward to in 2022 and beyond

Electric vehicle trends to look forward to in 2022 and beyond

November 24, 2021, Jeph Novak

As electric vehicles (EVs) continue to evolve and progress, new vehicles, batteries and technologies are constantly developing and becoming available.

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From wagons to Cybertrucks: How electric vehicles have evolvedFrom wagons to Cybertrucks: How electric vehicles have evolved

From wagons to Cybertrucks: How electric vehicles have evolved

September 7, 2021, Jeph Novak

Electric vehicles (EVs) are anything but a modern invention. While they have picked up a lot of popularity and news in recent years, EVs have been around for over 130 years!

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Join our electric vehicle (EV) pilot study!Join our electric vehicle (EV) pilot study!

Join our electric vehicle (EV) pilot study!

August 23, 2021, Jeph Novak

Wright-Hennepin (WH) is seeking 25 participants for our electric vehicle (EV) subscription program pilot study beginning in September.

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One of America's most popular vehicles just became electricOne of America's most popular vehicles just became electric

One of America's most popular vehicles just became electric

June 16, 2021, Jeph Novak

Recently, Ford unveiled its new all-electric F-150 Lightning which will be on roads in 2022.

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Safety of EVsSafety of EVs

Safety of EVs

April 15, 2021, Jeph Novak

Safety is a priority for many when considering a new car. As electric vehicles (EVs) gain popularity in the US, potential buyers may want to know how EVs function when it comes to safety.

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Financial benefits of owning an EVFinancial benefits of owning an EV

Financial benefits of owning an EV

March 16, 2021, Jeph Novak

The financial benefits of owning an EV are what drive many to switch, from saving at the pump to cutting down on emissions to receiving tax credits.

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Does an EV fit your budget?Does an EV fit your budget?

Does an EV fit your budget?

November 11, 2020, Jeph Novak

Electric vehicles can be intimidating and come with different questions to consider. Luckily, WH makes it easy to get all these questions answered.

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Plug-in Hybrids: Bridging the Gap Between Hybrids and Fully Electric VehiclesPlug-in Hybrids: Bridging the Gap Between Hybrids and Fully Electric Vehicles

Plug-in Hybrids: Bridging the Gap Between Hybrids and Fully Electric Vehicles

September 8, 2020, Jeph Novak

Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) are a unique type of car, combining the battery of a fully electric vehicle and the gasoline engine of a non-electric vehicle.

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EV trends for 2020 and beyondEV trends for 2020 and beyond

EV trends for 2020 and beyond

May 21, 2020, Nathan Karels

Over years, EV sales have increased as technology, costs and charging infrastructure changed. Learn more where they are today and in the future.

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Is an EV right for you?Is an EV right for you?

Is an EV right for you?

January 20, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more common, it can be hard to know if one is right for you. Here are a couple ways to help determine if an EV is right for you.

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EV charging stations 101EV charging stations 101

EV charging stations 101

November 25, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

Learn about charging stations and ways you can save energy and money.

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Why electric vehicles? Savings, convenience, environmental benefitsWhy electric vehicles? Savings, convenience, environmental benefits

Why electric vehicles? Savings, convenience, environmental benefits

September 24, 2019, Guest Blogger

Electric vehicles could seem like a difficult switch, but they could be a more practical option than you may think.

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Reinvesting in our system helps keep costs downReinvesting in our system helps keep costs down

Reinvesting in our system helps keep costs down

July 22, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

We make investments in our system to help ensure we continue to bring affordable and reliable energy to you!

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Electric vehicle frequently asked questionsElectric vehicle frequently asked questions

Electric vehicle frequently asked questions

June 26, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

Want to learn more about the different electric vehicles, how much they cost and ways to save money? The answers to these and more can be found below.

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What you need to know about electric vehiclesWhat you need to know about electric vehicles

What you need to know about electric vehicles

April 16, 2018, Nathan Karels

We hear about electric vehicles (EV) in the news every week and see more on the roads every year. In this blog, we address some key concerns that may help you understand the EV world.

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