National Drive Electric Week
Bennington Electric Vehicle Show
Sep 25, 2021
|Day:||Saturday, September 25, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened.|
|Time:||10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT|
|Location:||Bennington District Courthouse
150 Veterans Memorial Dr
Bennington, VT 05201
Event ReportThis event was held in tandem with the local farmers market so there was a lot of back and forth traffic between the two events, which was great! A local dealer brought the new Ford Mach-E, and a local solar company brought their brand-new Tesla Model Y, both of which were big draws. Several people who attended were on the fence about EVs, but many of them came away feeling much more enthusiastic about driving electric. There was a reporter/photographer there from the local newspaper who wrote up a short article about the event: Feeling the buzz: Bennington County energy experts share their love, knowledge of energy-efficient transportation | Local News | benningtonbanner.com
photo by: Callie Fishburn
The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E brought by Coggins Ford of Bennington.
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 2021 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.
Join the Bennington County Regional Commission for an electric vehicle show on September 25th as part of National Drive Electric Week. Attendees will be able to talk with EV owners about their experiences driving electric, and learn about different EV models from several local dealers. Attendees will also have the opportunity to view and learn about e-bikes, and learn about energy efficiency from local energy organizations. The event will be held at the Bennington District Courthouse from 10-1pm, simultaneously with the Bennington Farmers Market which offers live music and several local produce vendors.
This will be an outdoor event and will comply with local, state, and national COVID-19 requirements.
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There are currently 32 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||2|
|Nissan Leaf (2018+)||2|
|Tesla Model 3||2|
|Hyundai KONA Electric||1|
|Kia Niro Electric||1|
Registered attendees report 428,000 electric miles driven.