National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
National Drive Electric Week - Livonia, Michigan
Livonia, MI
Sep 25, 2021

Day: Saturday, September 25, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Location: Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152-2696
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Event Report

It rained for over two hours during the National Drive Electric Week - Livonia event.  But despite the weather, we had 30 electric vehicles on display for the event at the National Drive Electric Week - Livonia event on Saturday, September 25th at Schoolcraft College. This event was hosted by the City of Livonia Greenleaf Commission. It was supported by Plug In America, City of Livonia, Michigan, Consumers Energy, DTE Energy, and Schoolcraft College. 

U.S. Congresswomen Haley Stevens (D-MI 11th District) opened the event.  She made it a point to visit with all EV owners and learn about electric vehicles. Livonia Council members Laura Toy and Rob Donovic also stopped by the event and discussed EVs with their owners.  

The participants enjoyed the Schoolcraft College venue. There was a ChargePoint charging station located in the event area.  When EV owners were done charging their vehicles, several wanted to be part of the event.  We just told them to park their vehicles in the display area and enjoy the event. 
This was the City of Livonia’s first National Drive Electric Week event. It was very well received by all participants (despite the rainy weather!). I feel this event demonstrates that the Livonia community is preparing for the future of transportation.  In addition, we are educating our community on the benefits of “driving electric”!

photo by: Greenleaf Commission on Sustainabiity
National Drive Electric Week - Livonia participants viewing a Tesla Model X.

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.

National Drive Electric Week Event in Livonia!
Saturday - September 25, 2021
Schoolcraft College 

The Greenleaf Commission on Sustainability is hosting a car show for electric vehicles (EVs).
 This event will be located at the Bradner Library on the beautiful Schoolcraft College campus in Livonia, Michigan.

Join us on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 9:00 am - Noon for this year's event. Please bring your electric vehicle or your electric bike. We are expecting a lot of interest in this event, but it takes EV owners like yourself to educate our community and make this event a success!

Electric Vehicle Owners!  If you are an Electric Vehicle or Hybrid owner, we invite you to register for this event.  Please click on the "Participate" button.  This will give you the opportunity to share your experiences and an electric vehicle owner.  In addition, it will also allow you to display your electric vehicle at this event!

Don't Own an Electric Vehicle?  Please Volunteer to help us organize the event or RSVP and attend the event to learn about electric vehicles.  Learn how "driving electric" can be part of your daily routine. Speak directly to electric vehicle owners and learn about their ownership experiences.

This event is free to the public.  Please join us to get your electric vehicle question answered or to see a variety of EVs up close and in action!


Registered Attendees

There are currently 101 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 12
Chevrolet Bolt 6
Chevrolet Volt 4
Ford Mustang Mach-E 4
Tesla Model Y 3
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 2
Kia Niro Electric 2
Tesla Model S 2
BMW i3 1
Cadillac ELR 1
Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid 1
MINI Cooper SE Hardtop 2 Door 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Tesla Model X 1
14 Models 41

Registered attendees report 1,211,687 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

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Bronze Level Sponsor

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

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