Welcome to the Seattle Electric Vehicle Association

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The Seattle Electric Vehicle Association (SEVA) is an all-volunteer group of Seattle-area folks who are passionate about  all things having to do with electric cars.  Our members run the gamut from brand new Tesla owners to folks who have been converting old gasoline carssince the 1980’s.

We participate in car shows, educational events and political events having to  do with electric vehicle legislation. But we mostly get together to have some plain, old fun at our free monthly meetings and by simply driving around on our zero-emission wheels.

SEVA also serves as a gateway to the latest press and information on and about electric vehicles. Jump on in to see what’s happening in the world of electric cars!

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SEVA at 21 Acres Farm in Woodinville, WA

Car Shows and “EVents”: Fall 2018

Thousands of electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts in Washington State  participated in a record number of free events presented by volunteers around the state to highlight the environmental benefits, high performance and cost-savings of electric cars during the week of Sept. 8-16, 2018. Click here to see what events happened and where!


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SEVA in the News:

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Alternative fuel vehicle sales tax exemption ENDED May 31, 2018

The Department of Revenue has notified the Washington State Auto Dealers Association that the alternative fuel vehicle sales tax exemption will end on May 31. To have received this tax exemption, your vehicle must have been delivered on or before May 31, 2018.

If you are received your vehicle after May 31, 2018, you will be required to pay all applicable sales taxes.

Scroll down to Clean Alternative Fuel and Plug-In Hybrids, and then click on Qualifying Vehicle Count.

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EV News Headlines

  • Porsche dealers will have to share the cost of fast chargers (10/21/2018) - Back in March, a Porsche exec said that the brand expected to make a profit from its planned network of fast chargers, a comment that was met with much skepticism in the EV industry. Now the company is sending a rather different message, saying that its US dealers will be ...read more
  • Bollinger Motors announces electric pickup truck (10/21/2018) - Bollinger Motors (profiled in the May/June 2018 issue of Charged) is building a “no-nonsense back-to-basics all-electric sport utility truck” that fills a gap in the current EV market. The Bollinger B1 is built for the farm or the job site, a rugged work truck designed to haul large, heavy objects. As ...read more
  • The New Tech Headache Formula E Teams Must Solve (10/21/2018) - Formula E enters a new era with its Gen2 car, and one aspect of the technology changes is causing unease among drivers and teams ahead of pre-season testing. Is FE about to become too easy? One of the hallmarks of Formula E action during its Gen1 era was the challenge the ...read more
  • Lithium Werks To Build Battery Gigafactory In China (10/21/2018) - Another day, another battery gigafactory announcement Lithium Werks, a Dutch energy storage company, is the latest who would like to catch onto the growing demand for lithium-ion batteries and announced a battery gigafactory project. The idea is to build a new plant in China for €1.6 billion ($1.85 billion). We believe that ...read more
  • Nissan “Very Unhappy” About Formula E Driver’s Bid To Leave (10/21/2018) - The Nissan e.dams Formula E squad is “very unhappy” at the situation surrounding Alexander Albon's possible 2019 Formula 1 move to Toro Rosso, according to team principal Jean-Paul Driot. Nissan had signed 2018 Formula 2 title contender Albon, who races for e.dams' DAMS arm in the F1 support series, to a ...read more