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Video: Electrifying Northern Colorado and the United States

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Hear from Mayor of Fort Collins, Wade Troxell, Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Electrification Coalition, Ben Prochazka, the leading force behind the Chevy Volt–Vehicle Line Director Tony Posawatz, Co-Founder of Odell Brewing Company Doug Odell, and other important voices in our community! This video discusses the Drive Electric Northern Colorado initiative and why it…

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Drive Electric Week 2015!

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September 12–20 What is Drive Electric Week? Northern Colorado has joined the National Drive Electric Week initiative to continue spreading the word about our goals to facilitate widespread electrification of the transportation system! National Drive Electric Week, September 12-20, 2015, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles (PEVs)…

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Hang out with an EV Expert and Test Drive EVs this Week!

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The Northern Colorado region is unique for its ability to bring together communities, creating an active, fun, artistic, and innovative culture. Drive Electric Northern Colorado is proud to be a part of this culture with an innovation of its own—electric vehicles (EVs). Over the last few years, the number of EVs on the road in…

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Rising Gas Prices Make Driving Electric a Smart Choice

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There are many reasons to go electric, one being the rising price of gas and its impact on your pocketbook. This chart illustrates that gas prices are currently higher than they have been at this time of year over the past few years.  In fact, AAA expects that U.S. drivers will pay more for gas…

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DENC and EcoCar: An EV Showdown

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DENC began collaborating with the Colorado State University Vehicle Innovation Team (VIT) this year as the team finished its three-year competition with the EcoCAR 2 challenge. The team took a brand new Chevrolet Malibu and created an innovative new car they named the “H2eV” that uses hydrogen fuel cell and electric vehicle technology. To read…

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Fox 31 Denver: How Electric Cars Save Coloradoans Money

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Aristea Brady takes a look at how electric vehicles are saving local Coloradoans money in her video report last night with Fox 31 Denver. The five minute segment, filmed with Drive Electric Northern Colorado in Fort Collins, showcases the latest EV model available in the state—the BMW i3—and also informs viewers of the cost savings…

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Local Company Goes 100% Electric

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On June 20th, The Maids cleaning services switched to electric when they leased two Nissan Leafs from Tynan’s Nissan in Fort Collins, Colorado. The owner of The Maids, Dave Ryan, was contacted by Tynan’s Nissan to talk about the cost benefits of leasing electric cars and he was completely convinced. The two Nissan Leafs that…

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EV Sales Continue to Increase in August!

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Eight Electric Vehicle models, including the well-known Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf helped bring total EV sales to an all-time high for 2013 this August. EV sales were above 11,000 for the month. “August’s plug-in vehicle sales are a remarkable 29% improvement over the previous top sales month for EVs (December 2012) and a full…

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