So, I was driving to work this morning in my electric 2017 Chevy Bolt -- which I power indirectly from Xcel Energy's so-called Windsource generated electricity --- here in Denver on I-25 north and saw that the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) was broadcasting an ozone alert on its highway flashboards.
A lot of people who don't know much, if anything, about electric cars and/or "hate" electric cars (read: some ICE-heads) think they are/claim they are 'too expensive.'
I've written before about how an 84-mile EV -- a 2014 Nissan LEAF for which I started a three-year lease and then saw my now ex-wife move out six months into the lease -- severely limited me and my driving possibilities here in the Denver area (although it was good enough for virtually all of my Boulder-Denver-Aurora driving).
I took the Regional Transportation District (RTD) light rail from Littleton to the Colorado Rockies game last night (the Rockies got plastered by the L.A. Dodgers, 12-4, BTW). I parked at the Mineral RTD parking lot, which is the very end/beginning of the so-called "D" and "C" lines here in the Denver area. And, what do you know? The spot I found was right next to a brand new Tesla Model 3!
I'm always on the lookout for custom plates that promote electric cars and, especially, those that promote renewable energy + electric cars. I happened to come across one such plate on a Tesla Model S this afternoon parked at my ex-wife's apartment/condo complex in Centennial, Colorado.
I've got a vanity plate that advertises solar + electric vehicle synergy on my 2017 Chevy Bolt, SOLPWRD. I thought it would be interesting to see what kinds of other vanity plates are out there for electric car...