National Drive Electric Week Event - Naperville Press Preview
|Day:||Sunday, September 13, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||1:00 pm - 4:00 pm|
Naperville Test Track
1720 West Jefferson Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540
Not a very exciting day. No politicians, small crowd, low number of vehicles, and 2 Leafs for test drives. But this Sunday, Sept. 20th will be huge. 150 registered people and 40 cars registered. We are going to have trouble fitting them all in. Report on that after the event.
photo by: Rich Hirschberg - Fox Valley Electric Auto Assoc.
Vehicles - red Ford Ranger conversion, (orange) Corbin Sparrow or Myers Motors NMG, (dark purple) electric Mazda Miata, (blue & black) 1930 Hupmobile hybrid - still has the V8, but has a motor in the driveline to assist the movement of the car. Person in the shot is NOT an owner of any of these cars. This was our Sept 13th event. We have another one this Sunday, the 20th.
Dealerships bringing out electric vehicles for test drives.
EV owners on hand to answer questions, share their experience driving electric, and show their personal vehicles. Some private owners will be offering test rides.
Some home-built vehicles will also be on display.
There won't be food vendors on site, so bring snacks and spend the afternoon with us.
There are currently 47 attendees registered.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Ford Focus Electric||1|
|Tesla Model S||1|
Registered attendees report 190,300 electric miles driven.