National Drive Electric Week - Scottsdale
|Day:||Saturday, September 12, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||3 PM to after dark|
McDonalds parking area---The Pavilions at Talking Stick
9180 E Indian Bend Road
(just west of Loop 101)
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Everyone is notable at our EVents. We did not see any TV crews or politicians but we did have one of the first Tesla owners in the US when he bought his Roadster, then his wife got a Tesla S P85 and they just got a P90D Ludcrous for his company. Their Tesla S P85 has purple trim and dash. Elon Musk actually signed the dash since it's a Signature Edition.
It was so crowded we could not do the drive and ride.
We also had a EV Parade led by a ZERO motor motorcycle.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
Nissan LEAF 13
Tesla Model S 8
Ford Focus Electric 4
Kia Soul EV 3
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 3
EV Conversion 2
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
Tesla Roadster 2
Zero Motorcycle 2
BMW i3 1
Cadillac ELR 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Fisker Karma 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive 1
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
VIA Motors 1
19 Models 49
photo by: Sam DiMarco,EAA VP
We had over 45 vehicles of all makes. We had a Fisker, Chevy volts, Nissan Leafs, Many Teslas, Smart ev, BMW i3's, Ford Focus-Electrics,C-Max,Fusion, Rav4 ev, S-10 Conversions, Midget ev Dragster, Mitsubishi i, Zero Motorcycles, and neighborhood vehicles. Since we had our event as part of a weekly McDonald's Car Show at the Scottsdale AZ Pavilions. Even though temperatures peaked at 104 deg F, at 4pm, we had plenty of spectators and new EV enthusiasts. See you next year.
Some Plugin cars will have to also park right next door, ARRIVE EARLY, we have 35 EV's and only 20 spots in front of McDonalds =D--- There will be Tesla, Kia SOUL EV, Nissan LEAF, BMW i3, Smart fortwo electric drive, Ford Focus EV, Zero motorcycles and conversions---come see what it's all about! Maybe a Chevy SPARK EV and A VIA truck too.
BYD Electric BUS and e6 186 mile sedan may not be here until the following Wednesday.
There are currently 147 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||13|
|Tesla Model S||8|
|Ford Focus Electric||4|
|Kia Soul EV||3|
|Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later)||3|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||2|
|Ford C-MAX Energi||1|
|Ford Fusion Energi||1|
|Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
Registered attendees report 786,088 electric miles driven.
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