Braintree Drives Electric connects residents to the state and federal rebates, pre-negotiated deals, and incentives to subsidize at-home charging. These discounts along with lower operating costs make EVs more affordable than many gasoline-powered cars.
- Rebates - The MOR-EV rebate of $1,000-2,500 is awarded once you fill out the application. You can expect to receive the rebate 2-3 months after submission.
- Lower operating costs - Maintenance on electric vehicles is cheaper than that of gasoline vehicles thanks to regenerative braking, fewer moving parts, and no fluid replacements.
- Incentives for charging - BELD is providing $250 off the price of the level 2 smart charger. In addition, BELD is offering up to 175 FREE miles per month for participation in the Smart Charging program.
- Braintree Drives Electric has arranged pre-negotiated deals with participating dealerships so your experience is smooth and haggle-free!
- Save time (and money) by skipping the gas station. Plug your car in at home, at work or while you are out and about at public charging stations.
- Nationwide, gasoline use makes up about 20% of total greenhouse gas emissions. In 2014, total carbon dioxide emissions from gasoline added up to 1,077 million metric tons. Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions are responsible for changing the makeup of earth's atmosphere and climate patterns. (visit eia.gov for more information).
- Electric vehicles release no tailpipe emissions, improving the local air quality.
- Cradle-to-grave, EVs reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 50%. (Visit Union of Concerned Scientists for more information).
- Electric vehicles provide nearly twice the carbon savings of a residential rooftop solar system.
- Plug-in EVs offer a smooth and quiet ride and generally have quicker acceleration than gasoline vehicles.
- The top four cars rated for commuter satisfaction by Consumer Reports are all plug-in vehicles.