National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Muskegon, MI
Oct 02, 2021

Day: Saturday, October 2, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Muskegon Farmer's Market
242 W Western Ave
Muskegon, MI 49440
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Event Report

We want to acknowledge Holley Performance Products (https://www.holley.com/platform/tesla/) who donated a Tesla Model 3/Y carbon fiber steering wheel.  

Unusual vehicle:  We had an electric dragster built by students and staff of Muskegon Community College.  

Our local electric utility Consumers Energy sponsored the event by paying for the venue fees and giving out EV-related swag as part of their PowerMIDrive EV program (https://www.consumersenergy.com/powermidrive).  

photo by: Karl Bloss
The Muskegon NDEW event had a great diversity of EVs on display and we were able to share with an enthusiastic farmer's market crowd.

More photos from this event.

Event Description

 

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.

12/30/2021 Update:

We did a walk-through of the site and the best approach is off Morris Ave via Terrace St. for the section of the market that we're allocated (marked in green on the picture below).    The other space facing the Harley dealership will largely be taken up by the MCC electric dragster (in blue), but there could be some overflow spaces there.  I marked the best approach off Shoreline Dr. (aka Business 31) in light purple.  Remember that if you're coming from the north, you'll need to do a "Michigan left" via a U-turn past Terrace.  Note that you cannot access our spaces off of Western Ave which is where your GPS or Google Maps will take you.

The weather still looks good for the morning, so we hope to see you out there!  If you're bringing a vehicle, PLEASE PLEASE register so we can get a proper vehicle account.  



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Have you thought about making the switch to driving electric, but don't know where to start?  Come join us, a group of EV enthusiasts, at the Muskegon Farmer's Market to see what it's like to drive electric!  Our typical line-up of vehicles includes representation from many brands, some EV conversions, electric motorcycles, e-bikes, and even solar-powered golf carts.  We also expect representation by Consumers Energy if you have questions about home EV charger rebates and charging during off-peak rates.

Bring your curiosity and questions...we have answers!

The Farmer's Market will still be in full swing at this time of year, so make sure you leave some room in your vehicle for the latest fall harvest goodies!  

Registered Attendees

There are currently 48 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 9
Chevrolet Bolt 3
Chevrolet Volt 2
Tesla Model S 2
EV Conversion 1
MINI Cooper SE Hardtop 2 Door 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Tesla Model Y 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
10 Models 22

Registered attendees report 943,070 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

Platinum Level Sponsor

Bronze Level Sponsor

All NDEW 2022 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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