Generation180 hosts ‘electrify your ride’ lunch & learn event

You may soon see more electric cars on the road in Charlottesville after some people got an electrifying lesson on Friday afternoon.

Generation180 hosts ‘electrify your ride’ lunch & learn event
Generation180 hosted a 'Electrify Your Ride' workshop in Downtown Charlottesville to inspire people to take action on clean energy. (Source: WVIR)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, V.A. (WVIR) - Charlottesville based nonprofit, Generation180 is working to inspire people to take action on clean energy and hosted Friday's event called ‘Electrify Your Ride’. Presenters said driving an electric car reduces driving emissions by 70% and is better for the planet than gas cars.

"Electric cars are a critical part of both getting to 100% clean energy and reducing our carbon emissions in a meaningful way,” Director of Communications at Generation180 Nate McFarland said.

People gathered in Downtown Charlottesville on Friday to attend an event hosted by Generation180.
People gathered in Downtown Charlottesville on Friday to attend an event hosted by Generation180. (Source: WVIR)

The nonprofit also works to make electric cars more accessible and affordable for Virginians. The next event in Charlottesville will be in the spring of 2020.

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