National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Pinecrest

Day: Saturday, September 19, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Pinecrest Gardens
11000 SW Red Road
Pinecrest, FL 33156
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Event Report

With perhaps the most beautiful venue of any NDEW event in the Country, live oaks provided ample shade at sunshiny Pinecrest Gardens where visitors of all ages enjoyed fun activities and EV owners shared their experiences and insights one-on-one with attendees. Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner welcomed enthusiasts and spoke of the role of local governments in promoting clean-energy communities. Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez extolled the virtues of renewable fuels and South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard encouraged people to drive electric and offered free rides in his own EV which was part of the event. Following the festivities, event Co-Captain and SE Florida Clean Cities Coordinator Christine Heshmati declared that public and private sector employers are feeling the increasing sense of EV readiness on the part of the public and that the Coalition will be approaching local governments and private industry to take the Workplace Charging Challenge!


photo by: Natalia Neira, Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition
BMW i3 and Tesla Model S

Event Description

 

Come join our Drive Electric Week celebration at a family-fun Tail Gate Party.  Part educational, part recreational, part experiencial -- and a whole lot of fun.  Meet and greet electric car owners, take test drives from manufacturter dealers and visit vendors featuring electric vehicle aftermarket products.   There will be children's activities, food trucks and a whole lot more.  See you at the Gardens, Pinecrest Gardens on Saturday, September 19!  Register to attend, to volunteer or contact Elis Avila if your are interested in being a vendor at 305-669-6990.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 128 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 13
Nissan LEAF 10
Chevrolet Volt 5
BMW i3 2
Cadillac ELR 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
6 Models 32

Registered attendees report 477,762 electric miles driven.

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Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week™

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