National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Drive Electric ICT
Wichita, KS
Sep 24, 2022

Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm CDT
Location: Segwick County Zoo
5555 W Zoo Blvd
Wichita, KS 67212
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Event Report

We had a bit smaller event this year with less visibility from the road but more passersby since we were in the parking lot of the Sedgwick County Zoo. 

We did have a good variety of EVs including a brand new Lucid Air. We also had a car hand built at Make ICT, a local organization of people who create, in all possible ways, new things. Last year it wouldn't start but this year he clocked it at 70 mph. See photo here: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=401574942119753&set=gm.1434719917007757&idorvanity=1301533320326418

We also had one of our City's Electric Buses stay with us all during the event and the Transit Director, Michael Tann come and talk about the future of public transit in Wichita. 

Check the walk through done during the event. We also caught a Tesla X "dance" which brought applause. https://www.facebook.com/SocietyofAlternativeResources/videos/5159852880793312

More photos from this event.

Event Description

 


 

Join us at the solar powered EV charging array in front of the Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 W. Zoo Blvd, Wichita, Ks. 67212
1:00 to 4:00 pm

Check in between 12 and 12:30 to get parked and 
Plan to stay with us until 4:00 if you can!

We have discounted Zoo passes for the first 100 people!

This year we have space for lots of Electric Vehicles to show off,
including yours! Check out the list of EVs that have already registered below.

If you own an EV you would like to sell, please bring it!

We will also have lots of guests for you to visit, including:




The City of Wichita Transit Department is coming with their 
Electric Bus! 

Director Mike Tann will be with us to talk about their charging & range capabilities and what will happen in the future with Wichita Transit!



E-Bike dealers will also be with us at the event! Plan to test ride an electric bike on the trail at the Zoo!
                                


If you own an EV that you have decided to sell, please bring it! 
There are many people looking for used EVs here in Wichita!

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Registered Attendees

There are currently 51 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 3
Tesla Model S 3
Tesla Model Y 3
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Chevrolet Volt 2
BMW i3 REx 1
EV Conversion 1
Fisker Karma 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Hyundai Ioniq 5 1
Kia Soul EV 1
Lucid Air 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Volkswagen ID.4 1
14 Models 22

Registered attendees report 546,734 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

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

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