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A statewide Green Car Convoy will be in Glenwood Springs on Monday. The convoy will travel to 11 cities in three days, and the public is invited to come out and see the cars and learn more about green car technology.

The convoy will be in Glenwood at 2 p.m. Monday, March 29, at Two Rivers Park.

Two local dealerships will have vehicles in the convoy in Glenwood. Glenwood Springs Ford will have a Ford Fusion hybrid, while Elk Mountain Motors will have a Volkswagen Golf TDI clean diesel and an Audi A3 TDI clean diesel. Three cars are coming from Denver and they include: Volkswagen Jetta TDI, clean diesel; Ford Focus hybrid; and a Volkswagen Touareg clean diesel.

The purpose of the Green Car Convoy is to show the public that the future of fuel-efficient vehicles is now. These cars, and more, are currently available at dealerships across the state.

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The Green Car Convoy is sponsored by the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association in cooperation with dealers statewide.

Movieland in Basalt has added the first 3-D theater capability in the Roaring Fork Valley, just in time for a flurry of movies boasting the format.

Bow Tie Cinemas announced Thursday it installed Technicolor 3-D Systems on two of its screens, including one with stadium-style seating. Movieland is wasting no time using its new capabilities. “How to Train Your Dragon,” opening today, will be the first movie presented in the format. “Clash of the Titans,” starting Friday, April 2, will also be in 3-D. Guests will receive 3-D glasses when they purchase tickets.

Other 3-D flicks coming to Movieland this summer are “Shrek Forever After,” starting May 21; “Despicable Me,” starting July 9; “Cats and Dogs,” starting July 30; and “Piranha,” starting on Aug. 27.

Bow Tie Cinemas is owned by Charlie and Ben Moss.

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