National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
EV Owners Show and Tell
Corvallis, OR
Oct 01, 2022

Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 12:00 - 3:00 pm PDT
Location: First Congregational Church Parking Lot
4515 SW West Hills Road
Corvallis, OR 97333
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Event Report

This NDEW event was locally sponsored by the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition's Transportation Action Team. Forty owners of 29 plug-in electric cars and 14 electric bikes registered and/or attended with the following types of vehicles: Tesla Model 3 (5), Arcimoto SRK (3), Ford F-150 Lightning (2), Ford Mustang Mach-E (2), BMW Mini-E (1), Chevrolet Bolt (1), Chevrolet Volt (1), Chevy Spark EV (1), Fiat 500e (1), Hyundai Kona Electric (1),Kia Niro Electric (1), Kia EV6 GT (1), Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) (1), Nissan Leaf (2018+) (1), Polestar 2 (1), Tesla Model X (1), Tesla Roadster (1), Tesla Model Y (1), Toyota RAV4 Prime 4WD (1), Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin (1), and a Toyota pickup 1996 conversion (1), plus various makes of electric bikes, trikes, uniwheels, boards, and scooters. Two local electric bicycle dealers attended, but in spite of invitations, no electric car dealers came because they had no EVs on hand to show. EV owners were identified by blue ribbons around their necks. About 75 members of the public attended during the 3-hour event to ask questions of the EV owners, see the vehicles up close, and get printed information about EV options and charging.

photo by: R. Upson
The event included a wide range of electric vehicles, from some of the earliest plug-in electric cars, such as the Leaf, through some of the latest models, such as the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck, as well as several makes of electric bikes.

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Event Description

 

The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition invites the public to learn about and see electric-powered cars, bicycles, and scooters, as presented first-hand by local owners, on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from Noon to 3 pm at the parking lot of First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis, Oregon. Car makes shown will likely include Volvo, VW, Hyundai, Kia, Ford, Chevrolet, Nissan, Tesla, and Arcimoto, along with a variety of electric bikes, scooters, and boards. Find out how electric transportation saves money and helps the earth, and with many options and locations for charging, is feasible today for everyone!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 63 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 5
Other Plug-In Vehicle 3
Arcimoto SRK 2
Ford F-150 Lightning 2
Ford Mustang Mach-E 2
BMW Mini-E 1
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Fiat 500e 1
Hyundai KONA Electric 1
Kia Niro Electric 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Polestar 2 1
Tesla Model X 1
Tesla Roadster 1
Toyota RAV4 Prime 4WD 1
Volvo XC40 Recharge twin 1
19 Models 28

Registered attendees report 554,419 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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