Take a gander at page 10 of the latest Pikes Peak Mercedes Benz newsletter:
Friday, July 30, 2021
The Rambler Ranch trip needs an RSVP by this Saturday, July 31. It's $20 a person, we leave about 10:00am with the Tri-Lakes Cruisers for the museum.
Please RSVP to admin AT csevc.com by EOD Saturday. Hope to see you there!
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Monday, July 19, 2021
Saturday, July 17, 2021
In summary, if your have a pre-June 2015 Tesla Model S, you need to get a $200 upgrade to get LTE in your car as AT&T is dropping the 3G network.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Welcome to the 20th Annual Downtown Car Show presented by Mobility Driven! The Car Show will be held on Saturday, September 18 and will run from 9:00am - 3:00pm on Main Street between 3rd and 7th Streets.
Sunday, July 11, 2021
Sunday, July 4, 2021
Thanks to Mac McCauley for the article link. A German magazine has named a yet-to-be-produced German vehicle as award winning:
Friday, July 2, 2021
Monday, June 28, 2021
Thanks to Rob Bowers for the link to the article about Honda electric cars in the USA. You'll note a slight anti-EV opinion in the last paragraph of the article.
Saturday, June 19, 2021
The CSEVC welcomes Jason Cathcart, Jonathan Tauzin, Amada De Vera and Vene Ventura. Jonathan Tauzin has a Tesla Model 3 and Jason, Fred and Vene have Tesla Model Ys. All four live in Colorado Springs, CO. Please make more Tesla people welcome!
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Sunday, June 6, 2021
Jon Peltier and James McKelvey are our latest new members. Jon drives a 2020 Tesla model Y and lives in Pueblo, CO and his commute was highlighted in a recent newspaper article. James has a 2001 Honda Insight, and is a soon owner-to-be of an Aptera. Please make them welcome!
Friday, June 4, 2021
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Monday, May 17, 2021
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Sunday, May 9, 2021
Our club member, Curtis Claar, had the KOAA news recently when he was mentioned as a private individual installing rapid charging stations in our area. He's in the permitting stage of putting a charger in Walsenburg, CO. How about our club make an event of driving down to the new charger and celebrating a new charging point?
Monday, April 26, 2021
Sunday, April 25, 2021
We had a great turnout for the April 24 DEED event at the Boot Hill Barn. Thanks to Rob Bowers for arranging the show and to all our members that displayed their cars. Rob Bowers made a video about the event: https://youtu.be/XlQdq6zmWSg .
Friday, April 23, 2021
Tesla buys back this new owner's Model Y due to manufacturing defects, and he turns around and buys another Model Y!
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Now that the CSEVC is hosting/sponsoring the Last Saturday's Car Show at Bass Pro Shops, we must ensure that a club member is in attendance for each show. Please contact the CSEVC if you're available for a morning on the following dates:
May 29, June 26, July 31, August 28, September 25.
No, this isn't a Brittany Spears song. Thanks to Robert G., a club member, for the link to a story that FCA has been charged with trying to bugger the USA Clean Air Act. The story (below) doesn't say what specific brand of diesel engine/vehicle is affected, Dodge?
Monday, April 19, 2021
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Friday, April 16, 2021
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
September 12, 2021 - Sunday - Colorado Concours d'Elegance & Exotic Sports Cars Show - Littleton, CO - The Concours & Exotic Car Show will be held at Arapahoe Community College (5900 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120). This is a great show, it's on grass and usually has a HUGE turnout. It's an all-day show, you *must* stay until departure time, usually 3:00pm - 4:00pm. The registration fee is $50. The map locator is https://goo.gl/maps/JYb6McKxV59yuAaL6 . Their Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/coloradoconcours/ and registration is at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ehlznnrnf3a80423&llr=keqndscab .
Monday, April 12, 2021
Thanks to Robert G. for this story, I'm personally amazed at the low drag coefficient:
Monday, March 29, 2021
Please welcome our newest member, Pam Doane. She lives in Colorado Springs, CO and drives a 2018 Tesla Model 3.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Sunday, March 14, 2021
Friday, March 12, 2021
Thanks to Dave McNeill for the article on a Ford Mach-E owner in Colorado:
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Please welcome two new members from Colorado Springs, CO: Amy Marcy and Alex Powell. Amy drives a 2018 Tesla Model 3 and Alex drives a 2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range. Please make them welcome!
Here's Alex's car photo:
March 13, 2021 - Saturday - 25th Annual Car and Antique Tractor Show, Rush Center, KS - Central Kansas has a car show this year, 103 Union Street, Rush Center, KS. This is the Southeast Corner of Hwy. 96 & Hwy 183 intersection. Free entry due to COVID, this event includes the 32nd Annual Rush Center St. Patrick's Day Celebration with a 2:30pm parade! 9:00am registration, show goes to 2:00pm then the parade happens. About 6 hours drive (350 miles) from Colorado Springs, CO. Tesla owners would go through Hays, KS for a charge and likely a hotel, there are no lodgings in Rush Center, KS. Map address: https://goo.gl/maps/oAJudCj68XbG66qT8
The car show will make any announcements about the show on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1389484621321043 .
Friday, February 26, 2021
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
It looks like Hyundai has an expensive recall ahead of it, and it's an interesting topic in that it involves LG Chem, the battery manufacturer for lots of EVs:
Thanks to Robert G. for the link!
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Sunday, February 7, 2021
Ten cars from the CSEVC took an impromptu trip to Branson, CO to see the old jail there. Afterwards, we went on to the Volcano National Monument in Capulin, NM. We will try to plan farther out for club outings, but this one turned out great!