National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Raleigh

Day: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: North Hills Commons
4100 Main at North Hills Street
Raleigh, NC 27609
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the organizers for this event, which took place in 2015.

Event Report

This year's event went very well! We had Nissan, Ford, BMW, Porsche, Tesla, and Chevy bring cars. Team Powersports bring Zero Motorcycles. Organic Transit bring an ELF. And Electric Scooter City bring three electric bikes. We also had many EV owners bring their cars to display. A highlight of the event was having NRG EVgo make an announcement about where they plan to install charging stations around the Raleigh area. The EV drivers were very excited to see where new DC Fast Charge stations will be going. News 14 Carolina (Time Warner Cable) also showed up and did a television news segment on the event.


photo by: Advanced Energy
NC PEV Taskforce staff and volunteers posing with a Tesla Roadster at Raleigh's National Drive Electric Week Celebration.

Event Description

 

Join us for Raleigh's Annual National Drive Electric Week Celebration!

New to electric vehicles? This is the perfect event for you! There will be experts at the event to answer questions and explain the technology to you. Best of all - you'll get to take a few test drives and see for yourself what makes electric vehicles so great! Test drives will be given by Tesla, BMW, Ford, Chevy and Nissan.

Own an electric vehicle? We will have half of The Commons parking lot reserved for you to display your vehicle for visitors to view. Please use the register button above to let us know that you will be bringing your vehicle to the event. Also we will have an electric vehicle competition this year! Prizes will be given for 1.Oldest EV, 2.Newest EV, 3.Best Decorated EV!

This local event is planned and sponsored by the North Carolina Plug-in Electric Vehicle Taskforce (www.pluginnc.com), NRG EVgo (http://www.nrgevgo.com/), and NC GreenPower (http://www.ncgreenpower.org/). We look forward to seeing you there! 

Registered Attendees

There are currently 91 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 14
Chevrolet Volt 4
Ford Focus Electric 3
Tesla Model S 3
BMW i3 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Fisker Karma 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Tesla Roadster 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (1997-2003) 1
11 Models 32

Registered attendees report 699,481 electric miles driven.

Presented By

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

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

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR

BRASS LEVEL SPONSOR

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