San Francisco Department of the Environment

The Facts About Buying an Electric Car


It has never been more important to express our values through the choices we make. Reject the status quo. Next time you buy a vehicle – make it an electric car.

Here are the facts about buying an electric car – there’s nothing alternative about them:

FACT: You can get combined incentives of up to $12,500 for the purchase of a new electric car:

FACT: You can drive your qualifying electric car in the carpool lane anytime with a Clean Air Vehicle Sticker. 

Join more than 100,000 Bay Area electric car owners in a cleaner, quicker and quieter drive. 

EV banner, Drive electric; Good for your wallet, and good for the environment

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