ELECTRIC VEHICLES 

 

THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION HAS ARRIVED

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THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE REVOLUTION IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW. BE PART OF A HISTORICAL SHIFT IN GREEN TRANSPORT TECHNOLOGY. THE SAN JUANS ARE THE PERFECT PLACE FOR A CLEAN CAR TAKEOVER!

 

AVERAGE DRIVING COST COMPARED TO CARBON POLLUTION OUTPUT

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CHECK OUT OUR ELECTRIC VEHICLES INTRO VIDEO

 

 A FEW SIMPLE REASON'S WHY YOU SHOULD SWITCH TO ELECTRIC:

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Super simple! 10x less parts = 10x less problems. Spend your time relaxing in clean air, not waiting for an oil change.

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OPALCO’s low carbon electricity cuts your means you’re electric car produces 200x less greenhouse gases per mile vs a fossil fuel powered car.

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Charge up!  San Juan Islands Conservation District is launching a campaign to expand EV charging stations to more locations across the islands. Finding a spot to re‐charge will soon be quick and convenient! 

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Average fuel savings of up to $1,000 per year vs. 30 mpg internal combustion vehicles.  ­ Reduce your impact.

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Supply chain efficiency. No expensive and polluting supply chain required to run your electric car. 

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Electric cars are cool! Quiet and smooth, EV’s have great acceleration and a low center of gravity that make them enjoyable to drive.  Not to mention the extremely high torque naturally attributed to Electric engines

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Affordable vehicles are available right now. Check with SJICD to find special dealer pricing on Nissan Leaf’s. $7,500 federal tax rebates available on new vehicles. 

 
 

San Juan County Public Charging Stations 

Avalon Business Park

Earthbox Motel and Spa

Friday Harbor Key Bank

Port of Friday Harbor

Roche Harbor Resort

Island Market

Sweet Earth Farm Store

 

 

Odd Fellows Hall

The Grand B&B

Rosario Resort

Doe Bay Resort

Lopez Village Market

Lopez Island Library

Lopez Community Land Trust

 

New Electric Vehicles for 2017

 

2017 Chevy - Bolt

Range - 238 Miles Per 100% Charge

MSRP - From $36,620 (Before Rebates & Incentives)

The Sporty Bolt already has a long list of accolades. The 2017 Motor Trend car of the year, the 2017 Green Car of the year and the 2017 North American Car of the Year. with it's awesome 238 mile Estimated range, the Chevy Bolt easily offers the Best "Range Per Mile" in any All Electric Platform. With an impressive 266 lb./ft. of torque, the Bolt gets up to 60mph in about 6.5 seconds. The Bolt also offers a "One Pedal Driving" mode, where taking your off the accelerator will slow the vehicle while simultaneously collecting the stopping energy to help regenerate your battery.  

 

2017* Tesla - Model 3

Range - 215 Miles Per 100% charge (EST)

MSRP - 35,000 (EST) (Before Rebates & Incentives)

The Tesla model 3 is arguably one of the most anticipated Automobiles in recent memory. This car was designed to attain the highest safety rating in every category, it has a 0-60mph in under 6 seconds, sits 5, has the ability to fully charge in under 30 minutes (Given you have a Super Charger) Autopilot options are available as well.

 

2017 Kia - Soul EV

Range - 93 Miles Per 100% Charge

MSRP- $32,250 (Before Rebates & Incentives)

The 2017 Kia Soul EV is as thoughtful as it is charming with the Worlds First UL (Underwriters Laboratories) validated for Environmental recognition. This means that more than 10% of the Soul EV contains Bio-Based Organic Carbon Content. This also means less VOC, with BTX Free and water-borne paints, you are going to have better air quality. Not to mention the almost 100 Miles of All electric range that recharges in under 5 hours with a 240v Charging station.

 

2017 Nissan - Leaf

Range - 107 Miles Per 100% Charge

MSRP - $30,680 (Before Rebates & Incentives)

A San Juan Island Favorite re-imagined for a changing industry. The New and Improved Leaf Battery system charges quicker and goes longer, giving the new Nissan Leaf an Estimated 107 Miles per Charge. As the least expensive all Electric Option on the Market since 2010, the Nissan leaf has really opened the door to Electric Vehicles for a very large amount of Drivers including OPALCO and The San Juan Islands Conservation District.

 

 

 

2017 Hyundai - Ioniq

Range - 110 Miles Per 100% Charge

MSRP - $29,500 (Before Rebates & Incentives)

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq (Pronounced Eye_on-ick) is the first All Electric Offering from Hyundai. Coming in at under the cost of the New Nissan Leaf, you will probably be seeing a lot of the new Ioniq's on the road shortly. Ioniq also comes in a Plug In Electric Hybrid and Standard Hybrid model, giving the new Hyundai a lot of versatility for customization.

 

2017 Toyota - Prius Prime (PHEV)

Range - 25 Miles Battery Only, 11.3 Gallon Gas Tank

MSRP - $27,100 (Before Rebates & Incentives)

The New Prius Prime is the first (Plug-In Hybrid) Prius This means, you can make use of the 25 Mile all electric range without ever switching on your gas tank. Perfect for the daily commuter car, or Island drive. However, if you need to go long range, the 11.3 Gallon Gas Tank will take you the rest of the way. This car is perfect for anyone wanting to transition into EV. Also great for Islanders who every so often take a long trip off Island, but for a vast majority of the time, stay within the All electric 25 mile range limit. 

 

2017 BMW - i3

Range - 80 - 114 Miles per 100% Charge

MSRP - $42,000 - 47,450 (Before Rebates & Incentives)

The BMW i3 is an EV unto it's own. In all electric mode you will get a range of 110ish miles, but when you turn on the "range boost" option, a 2 gallon gasoline tank turns on and much like a generator burns gas and converts it to electricity allowing for an all electric drive train. boosting the i3's range to 180 miles. With seats for 4, the interior cabin panels can be rearranged to allow for spacious cabin or an extremely spacious cabin.

 

2017 Mercedes Benz - B Class

Range - 85 Miles on 100% Charge

MSRP - $39,900 (Before Rebates & Incentives)

Classic Mercedes Quality in an all new Electric package. With seating for 5 and ample storage, the B Class is more on the side of a Cross-Over / SUV than Sedan. The B Class also comes with Radar based regenerative braking. This means that the B Class watches traffic ahead of the cars position and applies the brakes to capture the optimal amount of energy.