National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Waukesha

Day: Saturday, September 19, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Marshall Auto Body
22300 W Bluemound Road
Waukesha, WI 53186
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the organizers for this event, which took place in 2015.

Event Report

We had a great turn out and are so pleased to have ranked number 10 out of 195 events by registered attendees this year (way to go Waukesha, WI)! I had many EV owners drive here from Illinois and plan to be back next year! We kept the event low key and educational. Nine vendors participated! We provided free food for everyone who registered, Live Music and Bake Sale with proceeds donated to the Hunger Taskforce in Milwaukee. I think if you ask anyone who signed up they would all say they had a great time. This event was a fantastic opportunity for EV Owners and enthusiasts to come together, exchange information, and share their EV driving experience. I received many terrific emails of thanks and praise. We look forward to next year @ #NDEW2016! Until then, #ChargeOn #Waukesha


photo by: Elaine Williams & James T. Ninomiya
Mike Klimkowsky, Aaron Marshall, Allsion O’Dell-Zang, Nick (BMW Genius), Scott Marshall, Adam Berger, Mark Tomkiel, Sigmund Snopel III, Scott Finch, Phil Manke, Christopher Allessi II, Sooho-Signet Systems Engineer, Richard Peplinksi, Griffen, Marilyn Hart, Skylar Marshall, Christen Seeley, Erica Westerdale, Marcelo Guzman

Event Description

 


Live Music * Food * Schwag

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#2015NDEW     #Waukesha     #Chargeon


The fifth annual National Drive Electric Week Event

  • Where: Marshall Auto Body - 22300 W Bluemound, Waukesha, WI
  • When:  Saturday, September 19, 2015
  • Time:   1:00PM to 5:00PM

The event is part of a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

This is a great opportunity to meet EV owners and enthusiasts from all over SE Wisconsin and Illinois who, together, have reported over 500,500 electric miles driven. Get answers to all your questions directly from the folks who drive these EV's. Boucher will be on hand with a Nissan LEAF and Chevy VOLT. Meet with International Auto's BMW Genius and get a close up look at the new BMW i3. Not sure to buy or lease? Doering Leasing can explain the benefits of leasing an EV.

What about charging? We have you covered! Charging demonstrations and the advantages of adding a charging station to your business or home will also be available. Three Solar Powered Chargers are on-site: Tesla HPWC (level 2), Clipper Creek CS-100 (level 2), and CHAdeMO (level 3). H&H Solar can show you how the Power from the Sun can keep your car charged. Find out how economical EV Driving really is!

EVs are fun to drive, are less expensive and more convenient to fuel than gasoline vehicles, are better for the environment, promote local jobs, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

Join us for a change to meet and chat other local EV owners and enthusiasts as well as an opportunity to share with others about these beautiful and amazing vehicles.

Invite 2 friends! - Bring some chairs! - Enjoy the day!
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Musical Guest
Sigmund Snopek III!




Local Sponsorship:

Boucher Nissan and Chevrolet

Both Boucher Nissan and Boucher Chevrolet will be on hand with a NEW Nissan LEAF and all Electric Chevy VOLT!

 

H&H Solar Energy Services H&H Solar Energy Services installed a 72 kw solar array here at Marshall Auto Body. Chris Collins from H&H Solar in Madison, WI will be on hand to explain the system and the benefits of solar for your home or business. Let H&H Solar Energy Services help you go Solar!  

Tesla Owners & Enthusiasts Meet with Tesla Owners and Enthusiasts. Get answers to all your Tesla questions directly from the folks who drive them.  

International BMW International's BMW Genius will be on hand with the BMW i3  

Carbon Day Automotive Carbon Day Automotive will demonstrate the advantages of adding a charging station to your business or home.  

Doering Leasing Let Doering Leasing get you into your next leased Electric Vehicle and explain the benefits of leasing and fleet management.  

Evolution Marketing Evolution Marketing will be on hand to explain the benefits of green marketing. Specializing in environmental communication, eco-friendly marketing and green strategies.  

Silver Lake Auto Silver Lake Auto will be demonstrating hybrid battery reconditioning techniques.  

Wisconsin Clean Cities Wisconsin Clean Cities will be on hand to explain how you can reduce your dependence on petroleum-based fuels, promote the use of alternative fuels and technologies, and improve air quality.  

Electric Car Insider Magazine Electric Car Insider Magazine will have current issues of their magazine available to anyone interested.  Back issues and subscriptions will be available.
 

Signet Corporate & Residential charging solutions for owners of electric vehicles.  Meet with the Project Manager and Field Engineer.  This is a great opportunity to have your questions about EV charging answered!
 

Scrima's Pizza Scrima's will be Rockin' the Grill with their 'Famoso' Italian's!  

2013 Event photos










Registered Attendees

There are currently 223 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 16
Chevrolet Volt 9
Nissan LEAF 8
BMW i3 REx 4
Ford Focus Electric 4
BMW i3 3
Ford Fusion Energi 2
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 2
BMW i8 1
Cadillac ELR 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
EV Conversion 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 1
14 Models 54

Registered attendees report 1,028,475 electric miles driven.

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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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