National Drive Electric Week
Sep 17, 2015
|Day:||Thursday, September 17, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||10:00 AM - 2:00 PM|
|Location:||Florida State Capitol - Courtyard and Rotunda
400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Drive Electric Florida Day
Accelerates Electric Vehicles at Capitol
Drive Electric Florida hosted Senator Jeff Brandes, Florida Senate Transportation Chair, and other members of the Florida Legislature on Drive Electric Florida Day at the Florida State Capitol.
Senator Brandes test drove a Tesla Model S around the Capitol complex, and the Capitol courtyard featured 25 plug-in electric vehicles including the Cadillac ELR, Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt, Porsche Cayenne Hybrid and two electric city buses, including a City of Tallahassee STAR Metro bus.
"It's exciting to have this conversation and for members to experience this, because I think the future of vehicles in Florida absolutely includes electric vehicles," said Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg). "We're encouraged to see this industry continue to grow and thrive here in Florida."
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Photo Credit: Matt Burke
photo by: Matt Burke hired by Drive Electric Florida
Drive Electric Florida Day at the Capitol.
All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.Drive Electric Day at the Capitol aims to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of plug-in electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. The event will feature a number of different vehicle models, experts to answer questions, distribute fact sheets and provide refreshments.
There are currently 62 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model S||11|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||3|
|Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid||1|
Registered attendees report 318,092 electric miles driven.
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