National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week - Iowa City

Day: Saturday, September 14, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Farmer's Market
405 E. Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
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Event Report

On September 14, 2019, a group of electric vehicle owners had a display at the Iowa City Farmer's Market and EV's for people to see and learn from the owners.  We also set up an awning and had materials from Drive Electric Week to give out.  Electric cars included Teslas, Chevy Volts, Nissan LEAFs, a Chevy Spark and a Chrysler Pacifica.  Our display was in a strategic location so most of those attending the farmer's market saw the materials and vehicles.  Many people stopped by to look at the cars and talk to the owners.  People at the display included a former GM engineer who was able to answer questions with in-depth information and technical knowledge.  Several organizations cooperated with us to publicize the event and provide assistance, such as allowing us to use their awning, table and chairs.  They included 100Grannies for a Livable Future, the local Sierra Club, the city of Iowa City and Iowa City's Prairie Hill Cohousing.

photo by: Mary Kirkpatrick
I am not able to provide this information, as it was a shot from a distance and someone else was in charge of the vehicles.

Event Description

 

A display and several electric cars will be available at the Iowa City Farmer's Market on Saturday, September 14.  EV owners will be present to answer questions and show interested people their electric cars.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 22 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 5
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid 1
5 Models 10

Registered attendees report 121,935 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Platinum Level Sponsor

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

Silver Level California Regional Sponsor

Bronze Level Michigan Regional Sponsor

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