National Drive Electric Week Event - Memphis
|Day:||Monday, September 14, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||4:00 - 7:00pm|
Whole Foods, Memphis
5014 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38117
Our Memphis event was a success. It was a special Memphis day, sunny and in
the 70s. Whole Foods Market was gracious to host our event. They povided us with the entire front row for parking our electric vehicles and the use of their Level 2 charger. EV attendance exceeded my expectations, every mass produced EV I am aware of, was represented at our event. They included 2 Mitsubishi Mievs, 3 Chevy Volts, 4 Nissan Leafs, 1 BMW i3, 1 BMW i8, 1 Tesla Model S, and 2 hand made electric bicycles.
Nissan marketing, and 2 dealerships attended; Jim Kerras Chevrolet, and Roadshow BMW. Both dealerships provided electric vehicles for people to check out.
Mayor AC Wharton attended, spoke to his efforts, and accomplishment to have Memphis added to the EV Project Map. He was impressed with the technology of EVs.
The Whole Foods Customers, and their employees, were drawn to the cars. We orientated the vehicles, and adorned balloons to the cars to promote attention. Ma
We will have a variety of Electric Vehicles (EV) with their owners available to answer any questions you may have regarding EVs.
So far the following vehicles are planned to be there:
- Nissan Leaf
- Chevy Volt
- Mitsubishi i-Miev
- Tesla Model S
- BMW I3
- Possible BMW I8
There are currently 18 attendees registered.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
|Tesla Model S||2|
Registered attendees report 141,831 electric miles driven.