National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Lawrence Electric Vehicle Showcase
Lawrence, KS
Oct 02, 2022

Day: Sunday, October 2, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT
Location: South Park
1140 Massachusetts St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
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Event Report

The Lawrence Electric Vehicle Showcase grew once again this year with more variety, more types of EVs, and overall more cars.  We displayed a Lawrence Transit electric city bus made by Gillig, a slew of E-bicycles from three bicycle shops, and 23 electric cars of many makes and models.  

The variety of electric cars included:  a 2022 Lucid Air, a 2023 Toyota bZ4X SUV, two 2022 Rivian R1T pickups, a Kia EV6 - GT, two Volkswagen ID.4s, four Chevrolet Bolts, two Tesla Model 3s, two Tesla Model Ss, a Jeep 4XE SUV, a Hyundai Ioniq, a 2012 Nissan LEAF, a 2013 Ford C-MAX energi, a Ford Mustang Mach E, a Ford F-150 Lightning pickup, and a 1997 Saturn SW2 EV conversion.

We partnered this year with the Sustainability Science Fair, and there were three solar contractors on display.  Staff from the Kansas City Metro Energy Center had a display table to promote EVs, energy conservation, building electrification, and more.  We want to thank our show sponsors too:  The City of Lawrence Sustainability Office and the Lawrence Transit System, Laird Noller Dealerships, Crown Toyota & Volkswagen, Evergy Clean Charge Network, Cycle Works, Sunflower Outdoor and Bikes, and Trek Bikes of Lawrence.

photo by: Michael Almon, Sustainability Action Network
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Event Description

 

The Lawrence Electric Vehicle Showcase will be on Sunday, 2 October 2022, 10:00am-2:00pm.  The show will be held on the east side of South Park.  Sustainability Action Network welcomes our two co-sponsors this year to our fourth annual show:  the City of Lawrence Sustainability Office and the Transit System, and the Sustainability Science Fair.  So far there are 22 electric cars coming including a Lucid Air, lots of electric bicycles from three bicycle shops, a Ford F-150 Lightning pickup, a Rivian pickup, and a brand new Lawrence Transit battery-electric bus made by Gillig.  This local event, organized by the Sustainability Action Network, is one of many community events being celebrated across the country during National Drive Electric Week.



Registered Attendees

There are currently 76 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Bolt 4
Volkswagen ID.4 4
Other Plug-In Vehicle 3
Tesla Model S 3
Ford Mustang Mach-E 2
Rivian R1T 2
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
EV Conversion 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford F-150 Lightning 1
Jeep Wrangler 4xe 1
Kia EV6 1
Lucid Air 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Tesla Model 3 1
Tesla Model Y 1
Toyota Prius Prime 1
18 Models 30

Registered attendees report 1,052,069 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

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All NDEW 2023 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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