National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week - Madison

Day: Sunday, September 22, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 1 PM - 4 PM
Location: Madison Senior Center
29 Bradley Road
Madison, CT 06443
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Event Report

Considering this was Madison's first NDEW event, and we decided to participate only four weeks before the event, we had excellent support and attendance. We filled the Tesla and a Leaf and went for a test drive at least 14 times, describing the practicality and economics of an EV. I look forward to expanding test drives next year!

Also in attendance was Spark Cycle Works who displayed and gave test rides on their line of electric bicycles, as did Mark McCrate who designed and built an electric go kart.

EV owners reported excellent conversations, one on one, with participants and all felt that many were actively considering an EV.

Can't wait to do a better job promoting and organizing next year's event!

photo by: Bob Langdon
BMW i8, Chevrolet Bolt, Tesla Model 3, Nissan Leaf, BMW i3, not in picture Tesla Model S out for drives...

Event Description

 


Please join us on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Madison Senior Center, 29 Bradley Road, to see many of the electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles currently available. Speak with enthusiastic vehicle owners about their all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles and how they use them on their daily commutes, and longer distance drives, as well as how they charge the cars’ batteries.

Attendees will also have an opportunity to ride in one or more of the vehicles on display.

Plus:

How to receive tax credits that can push the price of a brand new EV under $20,000

What it's like to charge at home and on the road

Q & A session inside the Senior Center building with a panel of EV owners/drivers

Registered Attendees

There are currently 21 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Tesla Model 3 2
BMW i3 1
BMW i8 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Tesla Model S 1
7 Models 9

Registered attendees report 139,260 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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