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Blue Ridge EV Club - the joy of electric driving!
Electric Cars

2017 Drive Electric.  Asheville, Sept. 10th. Register here:
https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=939

Drive Electric 2016

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: 
238 miles all electric
Lots of interest at the 2017 Home Garden and Green Living Show.   On diplay were a Nissan Leaf and BMW I3, plus an enlightening workshop on the History and Feasibility of Electric Cars
Home Show 2017
Fast Charger
IONIQ
  Cost to  drive an EV 100 miles:  $2.50

50 mpg Prius: $5.50

25 mpg car: $11.00

(based on electricity cost of $0.10 per Kwh, 4 miles per Kwh average EV efficiency  and gasoline cost of $2.25 per gallon)​​
  
Pure EVs (BEVs) require no oil changes and less maintenance.

Performance (pick up, handling etc.) of electric cars is better than their gas counterparts.

After a long EV life, batteries can be reused in other applications such as energy and wind storage.
  
Professor Plug In's Talk:
Driving Progress in the Post-Truth Era

Greenfest at UNCA, spring 2017:

https://youtu.be/aVqmz9dwwSE

  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BwEIW3XIw50-Tjh0MThBM2lBc1U

Ribbon Cuttings on September 9th at Asheville Outlets and Biltmore Park.

Ribbon Cuttings on September 9th at Asheville Outlets and Biltmore Park.

A trip to Proterra, manufacturer of electric buses used all over the US:
https://goo.gl/photos/fQzZAfuuucGmQQpU6

World Awareness Day March 2016
On March 4th, the Blue Ridge EV club hosted a panel discussion about EVs at the Asheville School as part of their World Awarness Day.  There were many interesting questions fom the 300 strong student body about electric cars.  After the discussion, the students who come from all over the country and worls to attend this school, each had ride in an EV. 
 
Ice Cream Social, July 20th 2016.
About 15 members brought their S's, Leafs, CMax's, Prius's and Smart Cars to convoy from SACE's office on Orchard Street to Tunnel Road Ultimate Ice Cream.  The drive was cool, followed by some really cool ice cream! 
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Earth Day 2016
Lovely day at Chimney Rock State Park
https://goo.gl/photos/KNfXSv1HGsTZpF7g7

Pictures and Videos from the 2016 Spring Home, Garden & Green Living Show 
​http://homegardenandgreenlivingshow.com/
https://goo.gl/photos/cJ1QuMWRwFZw6tNRA

Tesla Supercharger Opening at Asheville Outlets, Dec 19th 2015

About to cut the ribbon
William giving us the "Low Down" on Tesla and electric cars.
A $Million in Car estate here!