National Drive Electric Week
Sep 20, 2015
|Day:||Sunday, September 20, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
1855 41st Ave
Capitola, CA 95010
Despite it being a very hot day with temperatures in the upper 90s, 500-600 visitors came to National Drive Electric Day – Monterey Bay in Capitola, CA. We had 7 local dealers: Tesla, Porsche, BMW, Fiat, Nissan, Volkswagen, and Chevrolet. Local manufacturer Zero Motorcycles showed off 2 models and electric bikes were provided by the Bike Station and eGo. There were 17 owners with their electric cars including Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500e, Spark-e, Think City, Toyota Rav4 electric (2 models), Kia Soul EV, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford C-Max Energi, Tesla S, Tesla Roadster, and Yuba-E electric cargo bike. We provided 50 test rides and 46 test drives in 7 vehicles including Volkswagon e-Golf, Nissan Leaf, BMWi3, Kia Soul, Fiat 500e, Chevy Spark and Chevy Volt. An exciting education booth for grade-school kids was provided by Richard Tavener of the Fused after-school program in Carmel, assembling and racing small model “Stella” solar car kits. A fun time was had by all!
photo by: Richard Tavener of the Fused after-school program in Carmel, CA
Child participating in the "Stella" solar car kit assembly activity.
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SPECIAL FEATURES HIGHLIGHT:
There are currently 59 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||3|
|Chevy Spark EV||2|
|Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later)||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Ford C-MAX Energi||1|
|Kia Soul EV||1|
Registered attendees report 142,886 electric miles driven.
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