National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Poolesville

Day: Saturday, September 19, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Poolesville Elementary School Parking Lot
19565 Fisher Ave
Poolesville, MD 20837
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Event Report

We had several hundred people who came and talked with the car owners and dealerships. Many took rides and some did test drives on the small closed road course that we had setup. If we include those who visited our Booth with the Tesla S P85D in it and those who watched our electric cars drive down the center of town in the parade that opened the day's events, than we had about 8-10k people who view our cars and participated in our event.

We combined our event with Poolesville Day, a great family fun community event that draws people from the surrounding Maryland/DC/Virginia area. We had 15 models and 42 cars registered, plus a few more showed up that were not registered, making this one of the largest shows on the east coast. Our EVs were made up of production cars, conversions and even a Zero motorcycle. We had both owners and dealerships, including Tesla Motors, showing their latest Model S P85D in our booth which was in the center of Poolesville Day.


photo by: Poolesville Green/Hisaho
Photo of the NDEW electric show cars in the Poolesville Day parade. Included in the photo is a converted to electric BMW Z3 Roadster convertible, a Nissan LEAF, a Ford Fusion Energi, and a Tesla Model S.

Event Description

 


Car Show and Much, Much More. Come Celebrate!
On Sept. 19, 2015
This will be BIG and Awesome!!!! 

We are combining 
The family fun of Poolesville Day 
with 
The coolness of National Drive Electric Week!


This event is being hosted by Poolesville Green in conjunction the Town of Poolesville and Poolesville Day, an annual celebration with a variety of food and activities that typically draws upwards of 10,000 people. 

Free Parking • Free Admission
 
Be in the Parade!  10:00 am - 11:00 am

Display your Car  11:30 am - 4:00 pm

  Learn More • Ride and Drive

Have All Day Family Fun • Food  Music  Activities

Poolesville Day is kicked off with a parade and your Electric Vehicle can join in! So register early, we can have only 7 Plug-In Electric Cars in the Parade. Car show participants will get free T-Shirts and lots of other free stuff.

Let us know if you'd like to participate in the parade (we have very limited spaces). You would need to arrive by 9:00 am to line up. The parade starts at 10:00 am. For the show, please arrive just before 11:30 am.

The National Drive Electric Week Show will begin at 11:30 am. We are expanding the area to include more of Rt 107 which will allow for more cars, more visibility and even some vendor tents.  There will be free give-a-ways and free T-Shirts for participating EV owners. Please let us know if you would like to offer rides/drives to show guests. We have made arrangements with local residents who own EVs to allow charging at their homes if needed. 

  
 

@Pvillegreen #NDEWPoolesville #NDEW2015


Special thanks to our some of sponsors for last year
                 
                

Registered Attendees

There are currently 75 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 9
Nissan LEAF 8
Tesla Model S 8
Ford Fusion Energi 3
BMW i3 2
EV Conversion 2
Ford Focus Electric 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Fiat 500e 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Tesla Roadster 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
15 Models 42

Registered attendees report 842,820 electric miles driven.

Presented By

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

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

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR

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