BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Car dealerships around Vermont are partnering with the group Drive Electric Vermont to celebrate National Plug In Day by encouraging Vermonters to learn more about the electric vehicles.
As part of the effort, Gov. Peter Shumlin has declared September 22 and 23 Vermont Plug In Weekend.
Showrooms around the state are planning to let the public learn about and test drive plug-in electric vehicles that are currently available for purchase.
Officials say electric vehicles are already registered in more than 50 Vermont communities.
Participating dealers include 802 Toyota in Berlin; Alderman’s Chevrolet in Rutland; Burlington Mitsubishi, Heritage Toyota and Freedom Nissan in South Burlington; Hand Chevrolet in Manchester; McMahon Chevrolet in Morrisville and White River Toyota in White River Junction.