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Northern Colorado is quickly becoming a leader in plug-in electric vehicle adoption. Visit a DENC Ride and Drive to see why more and more people are driving electric. Try the next generation of transportation and learn how plugging in can save money, reduce our dependence on oil, reduce pollution, and give a superior driving experience. 

Drive a Tesla Model S, BMW i3, Chevy Volt, Ford Energi plug-in, Nissan LEAF, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, and others!*

*We apologize in advance but vehicles for each event are subject to change due to inventory levels – please email info@driveelectricnoco.org with questions about specific events.

Fort Collins Earth Day Ride and Drive

DENC will have a booth inside the fair as well as a Ride and Drive across the street at 300 Laporte Ave. The annual foot traffic of this event is 3,300+ attendees, so DENC expects to do 50+ drives this day.

April 18th, Civic Center Park, Fort Collins, CO 80521

Sign up to volunteer at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094ea8af2fa5fd0-fort

CSU Earth Day Festival

EVENT UPDATE: This event will no longer feature a Ride and Drive, please join us at one of our other Ride and Drive events this week.

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Loveland Earth Day Ride and Drive

Join us to test drive up to 8 different EV models! This day will be filled with great Earth Day festivities and dozens of booths from local businesses and lots of great give-aways. We hope to see you there for some EV test drives!

April 25th, 10am-3pm, 300 N Adams Ave, Loveland, CO 80537

Sign-up to volunteer at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094ea8af2fa5fd0-loveland

Ken’s Muffler Shop Ride and Drive

This is the second annual event for National Car Care day, hosted by Ken’s Muffler Shop. This event will feature great give-aways and EV test drives.

April 29th, 5:30-8:30 1219 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Sign-up to help at: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F094EA8AF2FA5FD0-kens

HP Ride and Drive

In 2014 we had over 100 test drives at this event and were invited back again this year.  This is one of our biggest events of the year and we are very excited to be back at HP!

April 30th, 11am-2pm 3404 E Harmony Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80528

Sign up to volunteer at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094ea8af2fa5fd0-hpride



We are working on several more upcoming events and will keep you posted as soon as details are finalized!  

Please contact Annie (afreyschlag@electrificationcoalition.org) or Ryan (rshepler@electrificationcoalition.org)  if you are interested in hosting a Ride and Drive event.


Drive Electric Northern Colorado plans to host and participate in events in the region to allow people to learn more about plug-in electric vehicle technology.

Events will include opportunities to learn from experts about:

  • How electric vehicles save you money
  • The great features of different electric vehicle models
  • How to charge electric vehicles
  • The role electric vehicles play in curbing harmful emissions
  • How electric vehicles help reduce U.S. dependence on oil

You will also have the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the newest cars available.

Drive Electric Northern Colorado is also always looking for events where we can partner with interested stakeholders and connect with crowds so please contact us if you have ideas for other events or are interested in joining or hosting an event.  Also, sign up to be notified when we add a new event.