Electric Vehicle Association (formerly the Electric Auto Association)

The EVA acts as a public source of information to communicate developments in electric vehicle technology, to encourage experimentation in the building of electric vehicles, and to organize public exhibits and events of electric vehicles, and to educate the public on the progress and benefits of electric vehicle technology.

Plugin America

Their mission is to drive change to accelerate the shift to plug-in vehicles powered by clean, affordable, domestic electricity to reduce our nation’s dependence on petroleum, improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

US Dept. of Energy Tax Credits for EVs

This website provides the latest status for available federal tax credits for purchasing a electric vehicle.

US Dept. of Energy Fuel Economy Data

This website has valuable information about electric and hybrid vehicles along with tips on purchasing a new vehicle.


A map of charging stations with information about power level and availability.  Maintained by users, but is generally correct.


The largest network of EV Charging Stations in the US is run by ChargePoint Inc. Members have posted Charging Stations outside of the ChargePoint network, so this is now (2020) second best to PlugShare as a list of other EV Charging stations.

Tesla Superchargers

A map of Tesla Superchargers, along with selected destination chargers.  The Supercharger network is expanding rapidly in anticipation of the release of the Tesla Model 3

N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center, at N.C. State University supports clean energy technologies, practices, and policies in our state. It also administers the Database of Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE), a resource providing financial incentives and policies for alternative fuel vehicles.

Forums – web sites to join post and get detailed answers

Electric Bike Review

https://electricbikereview.com/ web site and their forums: https://electricbikereview.com/forums/ are great sources of unbiased reviews of ebikes and other Light EVs. The forums are mostly specific to ebike brands

Grin Technologies who manages ebikes.ca

One of our favorite Light EV vendors who features DIY to high end battery charging and testing products for Light EVs 

Endless Sphere

Is a more eclectic collection of forums from Light EV advocates who are a mix of ebike DIYers and those who see Light EVs as the key solution to getting away from fossil fuel powered personal transport

V is for Voltage forums 

This set of web forums tends to attract a bit more experienced Light EV enthusiasts. If you find a good quality old ebike, chances are there is someone who has some experience and can help you here:

References From Our Members

[NOTE: many more links are added by members to our public Facebook group here: fb.com/groups/tevanc]

E Drive Future

Everything Drivers Need to Know About Hybrid Vehicles

Homeowner’s Guide to Electric Vehicles

Introduction to Electric Bikes – MURF Electric Bikes

TEVA EV conversion class notes on January 23-25, 2009 in Burlington, NC