NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s National Drive Electric Week.
According to CNET, there are currently 22 electric vehicles on the market in the United States. They range in price from $20,000 to more than $185,000.READ MORE: FDNY Planning Big Anti-COVID Vaccine Mandate Demonstration For Thursday Morning Outside Gracie Mansion
The longest range is 371 miles on a single charge.READ MORE: Castellanos Scores To Help NYCFC Beat Fire
“I think people are very excited about helping the environment and being able to drive an electric vehicle and not pull into a gas station,” said Judith Schumacher-Tilton, with Schumacher Chevrolet.
According to the Pew Research Center, 7% of Americans currently drive electric vehicles, but 39% are considering buying one.MORE NEWS: Hamid Secures 8th Clean Sheet, DC United Beats New York
If you’re interested in learning more, watch CBS2 News Saturday Morning at 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. CBS2’s John Elliott will be live at an electric car show.