Electric Cars
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Topsail High's electric vehicle program wins national championship again
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:06pm.

videoTopsail High School's electric vehicle class has won nearly 200 awards since 2001. Last month, students in the course were named national champions for the 11th year in a row.

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New NC laws in new year alter campaigns, taxes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/01/2014 - 7:30am.

More than 20 laws take effect in the new year in North Carolina.

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CFCC hosts electric car show
Submitted by IE on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 3:42pm.

videoCape Fear Community College students held an electric car show this afternoon at the downtown campus. The show featured "green" cars from Wilmington residents and also some new rides from area businesses.

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Topsail HS students win electric car competition again
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 4:17pm.

video The Topsail High School Electric Vehicle Team won first place in the electric vehicle challenge for the 10th year in a row. The competition is between schools nationwide.

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Tidal Creek Co-op offers electric car charging stations
Submitted by IE on Mon, 12/03/2012 - 5:13pm.

video Electric vehicle drivers can charge their battery while shopping for groceries at Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market. The specialty grocery store teamed up with Progress Energy Carolinas to install the charging stations across from their bio-fuel station.

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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington council considers electric car charging stations in parking deck
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 3:50pm.

video Electric cars used to seem like something of the future, but the future is now, and more folks around the nation and locally are buying hybrid and electric cars. The City of Wilmington and Progress Energy are teaming up to encourage more folks to get plugged in.

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