Electric Vehicles Colorado Springs CO

Eventually we’ll have cleaner electric energy produced through advanced natural gas and coal gasification technologies. Installing your own solar panels would provide energy to power an EV – keeping you completely off the grid.

Japanese Connection Inc
(719) 574-5415
3519 E Boulder St
Colorado Springs, CO
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Atlas Auto
(719) 444-0444
1925 E Platte Ave
Colorado Springs, CO

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Pikes Peak Acura
(719) 633-1500
655 Automotive Dr
Colorado Springs, CO

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Mend Motors
(719) 591-7622
714 Valley Street
Colorado Springs, CO
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All - imports and domestic
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M-F 9-6, Sat and Sun 10-4
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Bob Penkhus Volvo
(866) 495-0597
1101 Motor city Drive
Colorado Springs, CO

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Smart Buy Auto Sales
(719) 632-1424
729 N Union Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO

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Go Autos
(719) 278-9000
4430 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO

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Larry H Miller Toyota
(719) 471-3100
1323 Motor City Dr
Colorado Springs, CO

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Leitings Auto Sales
(719) 594-0055
3970 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO

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Universe Auto
(719) 632-3558
3023 N Hancock Ave
Colorado Springs, CO

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Electric Vehicles: 2009 and Beyond, Part III

Electric Vehicles: 2009 and Beyond, Part III
See Part I: How Electric Vehicles Work
See Part II: Current and Future EVs
See A History of the Electric Vehicle

By Alison Lakin
Why Plug In At All?
As Kasper points out, “The motivations to reduce the amount we spend on gas, to reduce our dependence on oil-based fuel, and to reduce our carbon footprints are the forces driving the changes in the EV market.”
We know it is hard to keep track of the quickly moving EV market. As consumers, we want things to happen yesterday and sometimes we forget why all of this is so important. Which is why, without further ado, we give you our top five list of why EVs are great!

1. Zero emissions. Nothing harmful comes out of that tailpipe.

2. Eventually we’ll have cleaner electric energy produced through advanced natural gas and coal gasification technologies. Installing your own solar panels would provide energy to power an EV – keeping you completely off the grid. 

3. We avoid buying imported petroleum and instead use domestically generated electricity.

4. Battery recharging is actually easy. Just plug in overnight and you’re set. EVs also use recycled energy from regenerative braking to keep you driving for longer.

5. Save money! Electricity is cheaper than gas. Recent estimates have found EVs cost 2-7 cents per mile. With fewer complicated mechanisms under the hood, operational costs are lower too.

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