National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Overland Park, KS
Sep 18, 2015

Day: Friday, September 18, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9:30-2:00
Location: Black & Veatch
11401 Lamar Ave
Overland Park, KS 66211
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2015.

Event Report

Although it rained off and on
Eight dealer vehicles were busy for 4 hours giving test drives & rides (total of 200+ people taking ride and drive opportunity) + passers by and attention through emailed PR and Internet (internal Black & Veatch) post.
several tables with EV information in the lobby with volunteers to had out brochures.
2 x Tesla Model S
2 x BMW i3
2 x Chevy Volt
2 x Nissan LEAF
Mid-America Electric Auto had owners who brought 2 Teslas,2 Ford PHEVs 2 Ford EVs, 2 Leafs 1`-I-MiEV, 3-Chevy volts
2- conversions, 2 electric bikes
Of particular interest was the signing the DOE Pledge by Black & Veatch. Black & Veatch professionals talked to EV drivers and got a chance to drive an EV, learning how to charge a vehicle ( ChargePoint station) and information form KCP&L who is installing 1000 charging stations in the KC metro area.

Event Description


Please join us for ride and drives by Nissan, Tesla, GM, and BMW.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 22 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 4
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 3
EV Conversion 2
Tesla Model S 2
Chevy Spark EV 1
5 Models 12

Registered attendees report 181,754 electric miles driven.

In the News…

Presented By

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Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

All NDEW 2024 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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