Steve Birkett

Steve Birkett is an electric vehicle advocate based in Greater Boston, Massachusetts. He is a content creator and marketing professional who contributes written and recorded pieces to a wide range of media outlets. His analysis has been featured in Find The Best Car Price, WWLP TV, and Torque News, among others. He has also had video content featured on Inside EVs. Birkett was an EV Guide for Plug in America events in Massachusetts (Drive Electric Cambridge and Drive Electric Lowell) and Ohio (Earth Day 2019 at Cleveland Zoo). He participates in quarterly advisory panel meetings for EVolve New York (a state-level charging initiative) and has contributed to focus groups for prominent U.S. charging networks.

Birkett is a father-of-two who loves nothing more than packing up the family and hitting the road in their latest electric car, which is currently a 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5. With multiple Chevy Bolts in his past, as well as a Chevy Volt and Tesla Model 3 LR in the extended family, plus various EV rentals when he ventures back home to his native United Kingdom, Birkett has more than 100,000 all-electric miles under his belt and is always ready to try out a new electric vehicle.

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Posts by: Steve Birkett

Best Electric Car Deals For February 2023

Best Electric Car Deals

Electric vehicles are no longer a distant dream of the future. As charging stations become more readily available and electric cars more reliable, the demand for alternative fuel vehicles is increasing. Now, you can purchase an EV (Electric Vehicle) with quite a long-range and high performance. In addition…

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55 Interesting Electric Vehicle Statistics & Trends

EV Stats and Trends

Looking forward to 2023, we’re bound to see electric cars hitting the gas (metaphorically, of course) and leading the way with new, tech-forward vehicles. But just how much can we expect to see this industry grow? Here are 55 of the most interesting statistics and trends about electric vehicles. Check out…

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115 Interesting Car Buying Statistics & Trends [Updated for 2023]

Car Buying Stats and Trends

As we look toward 2023, we can count on seeing increased production in new cars compared to earlier pandemic times… right? From the ever-rising popularity of electric vehicles to the market share of the big manufacturers to who is buying luxury vehicles, here are the most important statistics you need to…

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Free EV Charging Stations: 4 Easy Options

Complimentary EV Charging

One of the main benefits of owning an electric vehicle (EV) is that running costs are usually much lower than a traditional combustion vehicle. Part of that is down to fewer moving parts and fluids in an EV, which cuts down on maintenance, but there’s another way that often gets overlooked: free EV…

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Best Electric Luxury Cars [2022 Edition]

Best Electric Luxury Cars

Since the advent of modern battery electric vehicles (EVs) a little over a decade ago, electric cars have carried a premium price tag. Fast forward ten years and everything has changed. Tesla is an established automaker, legacy OEMs like Mercedes and BMW are joining the transition to electric luxury, and…

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Best Electric Sports Cars [2022 Edition]

Best Electric Sports Cars

It’s hard to argue that the futuristic technology, quiet ride, and blistering acceleration of electric sports cars aren’t worth the price of admission. Factor in lower maintenance costs, plus all those gas savings, and the price difference evens out as an electric car piles on the miles. For those…

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Best Electric Trucks: Most Promising Models on the Horizon

Best EV Trucks

Until recently, electric pickup trucks were more of a dream than a reality. While the best electric trucks promised unthinkable power and futuristic specs, most of them firmly occupied the concept category much more than the production-ready vehicles that the EV world is crying out for. The question of what…

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Electric & Hybrid Car Tax Credits [2023 Simple Guide]

EV Tax Credit Guide

On average, it costs half as much to dive an electric car than a gas car. Over time, electric cars will save you a lot of money through lower fuel costs, which is an important concern considering that the average US household spends 1/5th of its total expenditures on transportation. Additionally, plug-in…

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Best Used Electric Cars [Top Ranked Models]

Best Used Electric Cars

It’s vital to do your research and understand any limitations that come with the early range of used electric cars that are out there. We recommend the following models as the best used electric cars that you can buy in 2021. We’ll also add a couple of honorable mentions at the end of the article.…

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Best Electric Cars with AWD

Best EV with AWD

As more models are electrified, the benefits of electric cars with AWD become clearer. With instant torque and exact throttle control, an inherent feature of electric vehicles (EVs), automakers are able to fine-tune driving dynamics and enhance vehicle stability. Precision and performance rank high on the…

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