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DrivEV Weekend 2019 - Bruce Maher

To celebrate National Co-op Month in October, St. Croix Electric Cooperative offered members the chance to enter a DrivEV Weekend! drawing to take home (or to the road) the co-op’s Bolt EV, the first affordable all-electric car to offer an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range on a single charge.

In the third weekend in October, Bruch Maher (pictured in the Bolt with wife Jean) drove the car about 170 miles, visiting Marine-on-St. Croix and using it for several errands/grocery runs.

“I was surprised at the 'heft' of the Bolt," Bruce said.

St. Croix Electric Cooperative offers a rebate on charging stations and a special EV charging rate. For more information contact Director Member Services Jeff Wahlquist via email or at 715-796-5612.

Each driver is asked to leave notes about their experience. Here are Bruce's:

Name(s): Bruce Maher

Starting mileage: 

Ending mileage: 

Dates: 10-18-19 to 10-20-19

Total miles driven: approximately 170

Feelings/concerns/questions upon pick-up: 

Where we went: Marine on the St. Croix and several errand/grocery runs in Hudson

Impression of vehicle/driving experience:

Surprised at the "heft" of the Bolt. Drives very nice. Stopped at Hudson Chevy to try their re-charge station but it was not working because of construction. thanks for the opportunity - Fun.

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