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Roseville considers hiring nonprofit to provide electric car education

The Roseville City Council on Wednesday will vote on whether to pay $200,000 to a nonprofit to teach the city’s auto dealers about electric vehicles, or EVs.

“The education to sell an EV is beyond what the manufacturers are doing right now,” said David Bradford, customer engagement program supervisor with the city-operated Roseville Electric Utility.

“The dealers don’t feel comfortable selling the EVs because they don’t understand them, and as a consequence, they don’t sell many of…