Silly EV Requirements

Discussion in 'General' started by ColoradoLeaf, Feb 6, 2019.

  1. ColoradoLeaf

    ColoradoLeaf New Member

    I received my annual vehicle registration renewal postcard for my seven year old EV. Usually one can renew online in Colorado, which I attempted to do. The state website informed me that I could not renew online as I require an emissions test. This despite the card showing Fuel = Z (Zero emission.)
    I wrote them to inform them of their error. A clerk helpfully replied that all hybrids still require an emission inspection after eight years. I countered with the dual facts that the car is not a hybrid, rather all-electric and only seven years old. Crickets...
    I will take it to the emissions inspection station Friday. Stay tuned for the startling conclusion.
     
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  2. bwilson4web

    bwilson4web Well-Known Member Subscriber

    See if you can record it and post a YouTube. <GRINS>

    Bob Wilson
     
  3. gooki

    gooki Active Member

    My mind just exploded.
     
  4. Pushmi-Pullyu

    Pushmi-Pullyu Well-Known Member

    “Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible” -- Javier Pascual Salcedo

    I'm guessing it's a Leaf? Other low-volume BEVs would fit the category (including the Tesla Roadster and the RAV4 EV), but I think the odds are that its a Leaf.
     
  5. ColoradoLeaf

    ColoradoLeaf New Member

    2012 Leaf, 7 years one month old, 81000 miles.


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  6. Paul K

    Paul K Member

    because it's not my Leaf and I don't live in Colorado I actually found this pretty funny.
     
  7. Domenick

    Domenick Administrator Staff Member

    So, how'd it go? Did it pass? :)
     
  8. interestedinEV

    interestedinEV Active Member

    o_O ROFLOL
     

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