National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Waldorf

Day: Saturday, September 19, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10 AM to 2 PM
Location: MOM's Organic Market - Waldorf, MD
3301 Plaza Way
Waldorf, MD 20603
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Event Report

National Drive Electric Week Waldorf was hosted by MD Volt Inc. at MOMs Organic Market in Waldorf, MD. MOMs pulled out all the stops by having an electronics recycling event, kids activities (recycling challenge and electric car races) and organic food tastings. The highlight of the event was the presentation of a proclamation by Ken Robinson, Charles County Commissioner District 1. Ken is also owner of a Nissan LEAF and was instrumental in getting some of the first charging stations in Charles County. Sheehy Nissan Waldorf provided ride and drives of a Nissan LEAF, and participating Tesla owners gave ride and drives as well. Kia demoed a Soul EV, which will be available in Maryland this fall. Due to the proximity of Joint Base Andrews, we were lucky to have an impromptu jet flyover.


photo by: Thomas E. Colclasure
John T. Anderson (and dog), Vice President, Kia Motors Government Affairs; Edwin Dove and son; Kevin Flowers; Charles County Commissioner Ken Robinson (holding J1772 connector); Mark Czajka, Director MD Volt Inc.; Reina Hernandez-Lemus, General Manager, MOMs Organic Market Waldorf; Jessica Carpenter; Rob Fox; Joshua Williams; Cathleen Blanton; Bruce Evry. EVs in the shot: Chevrolet Volt, Kia Soul EV, Nissan LEAF, Chevrolet Spark EV.

Event Description

 

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MD Volt Inc. has partnered with MOM's Organic Market to host a National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) event at their Waldorf location in Southern Maryland. Join EV owners and MOM's Organic Market customers to celebrate NDEW, the nation's largest EV event. We're putting you in front of prospective owners to help them understand the benefits of electric vehicles. All owners who arrive in "plug in" transportation will receive a free t-shirt or hat, while supplies and sizes last.

This FREE public event will feature:
  • Ride & Drives from local dealers, including Sheehy Nissan of Waldorf (LEAF), Passport BMW (plan to bring an i3), Waldorf Volkswagen (plan to bring an e-Golf for display or drives), Kia (Soul EV)
  • Proclamation presented by Charles County
  • Giveaways
  • Food and activities provided by MOM's Organic Market
  • New: Free Electronic Recycling
  • New: Vendor demonstrations
  • New: Music
  • and more... 

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Registered Attendees

There are currently 18 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 4
Nissan LEAF 2
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Kia Soul EV 1
Tesla Roadster 1
6 Models 10

Registered attendees report 235,750 electric miles driven.

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Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week

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