National Drive Electric Week
Sep 14, 2019
|Day:||Saturday, September 14, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||12 noon to 4pm|
800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Many thanks go to our hosts The Asheville Outlets who have supported the Drive Electric Show on their premises for 5 years. Music was provided by Live Edge Audio. Our professional emcee kept the crowd engaged with door prizes and plugs from all of our sponsors. CM Wilson Solar, Duke Energy, Blue Ridge Energy, Haywood Electric Cooperative, The HOP Ice Cream, WiBuy Energy, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition, The Climate Reality, Greenlots, Green Sage Cafe, Fields Auto Jaguar, and Asheville Chevrolet were all sponsors of the event. In addition, there were several electric bicycles and a homemade electric scooter.
A video of the event is below:
photo by: Blue Ridge EV Club
New Leaf, Old Leaf, Tesla - just some of the 60 + EVs at the show.
All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.
Presented by the Blue Ridge EV Club, Tesla Owners Group of Western North Carolina and the Asheville Outlets: The Exciting World of Electric Vehicles. Come out to Asheville's 6th Fall Drive Electric Show, on Saturday September 14th, 2019 from noon to 4pm.
Owners and dealers will be present with the latest long range EVs, 4 wheel drive EVs, Plug In Hybrids, used and new, answering everything you've ever wanted to know about electric cars. In addition, there will be electric bicycle rides. If you have never ridden an electric bicycle, you are in for a treat. Come out and enjoy - who knows you may be in a for a pleasant surprise ...
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Asheville SW - Outlet Car Area,
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott - Asheville South/Biltmore Square
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Asheville at Asheville Outlet Mall, NC
Lake Powhatan Recreational Area and Campground.
CM Wilson Solar
Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Green Sage Cafe
There are currently 198 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||15|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||8|
|Nissan Leaf (2018+)||5|
|Tesla Model S||5|
|Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid||4|
|Tesla Model X||3|
|BMW i3 REx||2|
|Audi A3 e-tron||1|
|Chevy Spark EV||1|
|Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid||1|
|Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
|Toyota Prius Prime||1|
|Volvo XC60 AWD PHEV||1|
Registered attendees report 1,301,332 electric miles driven.