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  • November 13, 2016 1:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    How about two iconic American Cars clubs getting together for a short, local Ice Cream Run? 

    The Skyway Corvette Club of Sarasota-Bradenton invited our Southwest Region to join them in a meet and greet on Veteran's Day.

    We started by meeting at the University Town Center Mall (UTC) in Sarasota and caravaned  over to the Culver's of Sarasota 4 miles away. 

    It was an informal, fun, local event with about 30 cars and around 60 people in attendance.  Even some of the UTC Tesla Store staff joined us at the mall parking lot.

    We had a nice turn out at the UTC mall. Probably over 60 people.

    We had a number of Model Xs

    Some of the UTC Tesla Store staff joined us.

    We all caravaned over to the Culver's of Sarasota for some wholesome custard

    Some selected car photos courtesy of the Skyway Corvette Club

  • September 26, 2016 4:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Please Vote NO for Amendment One in November

    In general, our Florida electric utilities have been helpful advocates promoting electric vehicle adoption in the state. However, the same can not be said for promoting solar energy when it comes to supporting policies beneficial to residential customers and small businesses.

    Like the automobile dealerships fighting Tesla in selling directly to consumers, the electric utilities are spending millions to prevent small solar businesses from pursuing a free-market solution of leasing solar panels directly to consumers thereby limiting up-front costs to homeowners. 

    Floridians for Solar Choice started a citizens' initiative to deregulate the solar market to allow third-party power providers to sell rooftop solar-generated power.  To confuse voters with competing Amendments, Florida's four largest electric companies created the "Consumers for Smart Solar" initiative which will appear on the November ballot as Amendment One, masquerading as a pro-solar energy initiative. 

    Please take the time to read the Tampa Bay Times editorial by Paula Dockery, a syndicated columnist who served in the Florida Legislature for 16 years as a Republican from Lakeland. 

    Dockery: Don't be fooled by anti-solar Amendment 1

  • September 17, 2016 12:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Zachary Shahan of Clean Technica produced this great 20 minute video of club members Roger & Matt Pressman at the Model 3 unveiling. A very entertaining example of Florida Tesla Enthusiasm!

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