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Carmakers Push Electric Vehicles in Palo Alto

Electric bicycles and cars at the Acterra Ride, Drive, and Be Green event in Palo Alto.

The public was welcomed to test drive electric vehicles at an industry-sponsored sales event on Sunday, September 17 at 3921 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto. “This is your chance to view and drive several models all at once, without having to visit multiple dealers,” proclaimed the event’s sponsor, Acterra, which “brings people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet.”

Vehicles available at the event were the BMWi3, Chevy Bolt, Chevy Volt, Fiat 500e, Ford Focus EV, Honda Clarity EV, Kia Soul EV, Nissan Leaf, Tesla S, and the VW eGolf.

Electric bicycles were represented too. Just push the button and wheeeee don’t even have to pedal!