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City looking to power the electric vehicle industry in Flagstaff | Local

But few vehicle owners have actually taken advantage of the all-electric vehicles rebate, Fitchett said.

Hybrid vehicles, qualifying for a 1.6% rebate, have accounted for nearly all of the city’s SATR applications. Fitchett attributed the city’s small amount of qualifying vehicle stock in the other tiers, and not necessarily to a lack of public interest.

As the rebate program takes its roots in the city and more electric vehicles hit the market, Fitchett said dealerships will be supported in their efforts to bring electric vehicle models to consumers. It is one of a few strategies the city has implemented to encourage electric vehicle use.

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In July, the City of Flagstaff partnered with Arizona Public Service to install four electric vehicle charging stations at Flagstaff City Hall. Growing incentives, coupled with the city’s new electric vehicle infrastructure, could explain the recent

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Longview car show brings together automotive aficionados after pandemic hiatus | Local News

Michael Black of Longview and his son, Connor, 10, walked through the rows of brightly colored classic and sports cars Saturday at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.

“We’re interested in old cars and like looking at them,” Black said.

The father and son chatted with the owners, listening to stories from the people showing their labor of love project cars and trucks at the 44th annual LeTourneau University Automotive Society Car Show.

Society President Austin Barker said the stories about the vehicles as well as those who own and work on them are the best part of the show.

“That’s really what it’s all about is getting people out talking about their cars and sharing stories,” he said. “Yeah, the cars are nice, but some of them have a deep-rooted history.”

Barker pointed at a bright red and chrome Chevrolet truck.

“There’s a lot of sentimental value and a

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