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Jeff Brandes, Drive Electric Florida show off Tesla’s new wares at the Capitol

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A day after state Sen. Jeff Brandes chaired a committee that spent half its time receiving a presentation on the laurels of electric cars, the St. Petersburg Republican took six groups of reporters and legislators for a demonstration spin around the Capitol in a brand new Tesla on Thursday. The Transportation Committee chairman led an exposition sponsored by Drive Electric Florida, a consortium of environmental, energy and automotive interests looking to expand the role of electric vehicles in the state’s transportation. “It’s…

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