National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Cranston

Day: Saturday, September 12, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 12 pm - 3 pm
Location: Garden City Center
100 Hillside Road
Cranston, RI 02920
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Event Report

The event highlighted the advances made in electric and hybrid-electric vehicle technologies; the economic and environmental benefits of owning an electric vehicle; and the infrastructure that serves electric vehicles throughout Rhode Island. The event was hosted at Garden City Center across from the Newport Creamery and centered around the gazebo. Planning organizations include URI Outreach Center, the RI Office of Energy Resources, RI Department of Environmental Management, and Drive Electric Cars New England.
Highlights of the day included an electric car show. EV owners popped their hoods, shared their EV experiences with others, and showed off their car! Attendees and shoppers stopped by to enter a raffle for a Garden City Center gift card, tickets to Battleship Cove and tickets to the Big E, courtesy of Chevy Volt, and also picked up some free swag. Shoppers and attendees checked out the latest in electric vehicles, including a 2016 Chevy Volt.


photo by: Ryan Cote, Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
Vehicles all lined up!

Event Description

 



Event Details:


As part of National Drive Electric Week, Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition members will the 2nd Annual Rhode Island Drive Electric Week event on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 12 - 3PM. The event will highlight the advances made in electric and hybrid-electric vehicle technologies, the economic and environmental benefits of owning an electric vehicle, and the infrastructure that serves them throughout Rhode Island. The event will be hosted at Garden City Center across from the  Newport Creamery and centered around the gazebo. Planning organizations include the URI Outreach Center, the RI Office of Energy Resources, RI Department of Environmental Management, and Drive Electric Cars New England.


Registration is free and we strongly encourage plug-in electric vehicle drivers to attend!

Highlights of the day include:

Electric Vehicle Show: If you own an electric vehicle come park together, pop your hoods, share your EV experiences with others, and show off your car!  Before you leave, you can get a charge at one of the two designated spots at Garden City Center.  

Raffle & Giveaways: Stop by the table to enter a raffle for a Garden City Center gift card and pick up some free swag!

EV Showcase and Ride-and-Drive: Come check out the latest in electric vehicles! We will have a variety of electric vehicles and representatives from dealerships to escort you on test drives and answer your questions.  

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Come check out the latest and greatest in electric vehicles, including the newly released 2016 Chevrolet Volt!






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Registered Attendees

There are currently 101 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 9
Nissan LEAF 7
Tesla Model S 3
BMW i3 REx 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Toyota Plug-in Prius 1
7 Models 23

Registered attendees report 259,042 electric miles driven.

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