News Release

July 15, 2016
PNM and UNM Partnering to Host Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive

Albuquerque:  The community is invited to personally experience the latest electric vehicle technology.  Local dealerships will bring a variety of electric vehicles (EV) for the community to test drive.

"This ride and drive gives PNM an opportunity to engage with customers in a way we haven't before," said Sara Stratton, PNM Electric Vehicle Project Manager. "We strive to provide innovative solutions to our customers and we look forward to partnering with UNM on this exciting Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive."

Who: PNM & the University of New Mexico

What: Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive

When: Friday, July 22 from 1:00-3:00 pm

Where: UNM J Lot (Yale and Lomas) ¿ Free parking is available on the first floor of the UNM Yale parking structure during this event.

To date PNM has:

  • Twelve electric-hybrid sedans in their fleet with plans to convert more.
  • Saved over 7,170 gallons of gas.

For questions regarding electric vehicles customers can email 

With headquarters in Albuquerque, PNM is the largest electricity provider in New Mexico, serving more than 500,000 customers in dozens of communities across the state. PNM is a subsidiary of PNM Resources, an energy holding company also headquartered in Albuquerque. For more information, visit