Durango hosts National Drive Electric event 

Photo Credit: 4CORE

Highlights benefits of driving Electric Vehicles 

4CORE (The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency) is hosting an electric vehicle (EV) event on Saturday, Sept. 25 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will highlight driver and EV owner experience, the climate, clean air, and cost savings benefits provided by electric cars as part of the annual National Drive Electric Week. 

The event will feature local EV owners showcasing their vehicles and sharing their personal experiences. An array of vehicle types will be on display including the Nissan Leaf, Tesla, Chevy Bolt, Mustang Mach-E and more. Other attractions include prizes and delicious treats from Durango’s newest food truck, Taco’s La Carranza. 

The annual National Drive Electric Week, a coast-to-coast celebration of electric vehicles, will be held Sept. 25 – Oct. 3. 

There are now more than 1.5 million EVs on the road in the United States, and a recent survey by Consumer Reports and the Union of Concerned Scientists showed that more than 60% of prospective car buyers in the U.S. are interested in electric vehicles. There are now more than 40 models available in the U.S., with many of the newer models having a range of 200-300 miles or more. 

  4CORE host the Durango, Colo. event. NDEW is presented by national organizers Plug In America, the Electric Auto Association, the Sierra Club, and EVHybridNoire. Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of NDEW 2021 and Wells Fargo is the exclusive banking sponsor of NDEW 2021. ClipperCreek and Electrify America are silver level sponsors. Edison International and Enel X are bronze level sponsors. IBEW 11 is a green level sponsor. 

For a complete list of National Drive Electric Week events, visit: 

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