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South Dakota doesn’t offer any incentives to electric vehicle drivers, but anyone who purchases an electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in South Carolina could be eligible for a federal tax credit worth $7,500.
Research shows that 90% of the energy consumed from transportation in the United States comes from petroleum, making the transportation sector the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions. A troubling 29% of emissions come from this sector alone!
To encourage drivers to choose more environmentally-friendly electric vehicles, many states offer rebates to drivers who purchase electric vehicles. While South Dakota isn’t one of them, the car insurance comparison and broker app Jerry has compiled what you need to know about other incentives for South Dakota EV drivers.
How much can I save with the South Dakota electric vehicle incentive?
Unfortunately, South Dakota doesn’t offer any state-level incentives for purchasing an electric vehicle.
That said, if you bought your electric vehicle after December 31, 2009, you could be eligible for a federal tax credit through the Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Tax Credit program.
How to find cheap car insurance for your electric vehicle
Luckily, there’s still a way to save money on car insurance for your electric vehicle. Just download the super-app Jerry and you’ll get competitive insurance quotes from 50+ leading providers.
Jerry offers expert end-to-end support, so you won’t need to fill out any forms or spend an hour on hold with an insurance company.
And when you find the policy that’s right for you and your electric vehicle, Jerry will even help cancel your old policy. Users save an average of $879 per year with Jerry, making it the #1 way to save money on your car insurance.
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