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Hop on an electric bike with RideKC Bike

New electric bikes will soon be rolling out on Kansas City streets through RideKCBike, a unique ride sharing partnership with RideKC and Drop Mobility.

This new system will ultimately result in 150 e-assist bikes with a feature app-based, “lock-to” technology that will work alongside the existing bike share system. Using a smartphone app, a user locates a bike near them and […]

Get better fuel economy when it’s cold

As the weather dips below freezing, your gas mileage can drop as much as 22 percent for a gas-powered vehicle and 34 percent for a hybrid or electric vehicle.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), cold weather affects your vehicle in more ways than you might expect. For example:

It takes longer for your engine […]

KC cuts greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent

The city of Kansas City, MO has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent below year 2000 levels, surpassing its goal of a 30-percent reduction by 2020, according to a new KCMO Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Update.

“The achievement of surpassing the city’s goal of reducing GHG emissions from municipal operations is a major milestone […]

Plug-in to National Drive Electric Week

Tap into the plug-in experiences of electric vehicle (EV) owners and check out their cars at more than 300 locations in coast-to-coast events during National Drive Electric Week from September 8 – 16.

 To find an event in the U.S., Canada and New Zealand, search Drive Electric Week using your city or zip code to locate the closest event. […]

Get a $3,000 discount on Nissan Leaf EV

KCP&L customers and employees can qualify for a $3,000 discount on a new 2018 Nissan Leaf through a partnership with the KCP&L Clean Charge Network and Nissan.

The rebate was extended from earlier this summer and is available through September 30 at Kansas City area Nissan dealers. Additionally, EV buyers are eligible for up to a […]