National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Columbus

Day: Saturday, September 12, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Easton Town Center
3945 Easton Square Pl
Columbus, OH 43219
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the organizers for this event, which took place in 2015.

Event Report

Drive Electric Ohio and Celebrate Local collaborated once more with electric vehicle (EV) drivers and enthusiasts at Easton Town Center for National Drive Electric Week, hosting an EV Ride and Drive on September 12 that featured 15 different plug-in EV, while drawing over 125 visitors and riders to experience driving electric. Nissan was on hand to provide test drives for visitors in their 2015 Nissan Leaf, while Orbital City Bicycles provided test rides on all-electric bicycles and scooters. Ohio EV Solution also provided demonstration EV Chargers, to show visitors how EV charging operates and where chargers can be found in the immediate area.

Easton Town Center serves as an ideal location for this year’s event. While Easton is known for serving as the Tesla store location for Columbus, it has been an advocate for EVs, with much of its on-site fleet being dedicated electric, as well as providing EV charging in its parking garages.


photo by: Matt Stephens-Rich
Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S

Event Description

 

Drive Electric Ohio


Join Drive Electric Ohio and Celebrate Local as we celebrate National Drive Electric Week with the Electric Vehicle Rally & Ride ā€˜nā€™ Drive at Easton Town Center. Test drive electric vehicles, take our EV trivia challenge, and enjoy a variety of local vendors. This event will be happening alongside the Ohio Proud Fall Harvest; a celebration of Ohio-grown food and agriculture.

Expected vehicles include:

  • Chevy Volt
  • Tesla Model S
  • Nissan Leaf
  • EV Classic Car Conversions

Registered Attendees

There are currently 54 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 8
Chevrolet Volt 3
Tesla Model S 3
BMW i3 1
EV Conversion 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Honda Accord Plug-In 1
7 Models 18

Registered attendees report 178,009 electric miles driven.

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Presented By

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

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

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR

BRASS LEVEL SPONSOR

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