National Drive Electric Week Event - Poolesville
|Day:||Saturday, September 17, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
Poolesville Parking Lot at Rt 109 and Rt 107
19950 Fisher Ave
(Parking lot across from Basset's Restaurant)
Poolesville, MD 20837
It was AWESOME!!! More than 90 vehicles, 22 models!
Our Poolesville event has grown to become the largest NDEW event on the east coast, thanks to the support of the Town of Poolesville, the Poolesville Day committee, and local Electric Vehicle (EV) organizations like MD Volt (http://MDVolt.org/), but mostly through the enthusiastic EV owners who share their time, their vehicles and their experiences with the general public. This year we had few members from the Star Wars 501st Stormtroopers, Maryland Old Line Garrison, and George Washington from the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents and an Abraham Lincoln, which provided some great photo opportunities.
We had dealerships, like DARCARS Nissan, King Volkswagen, Sheehy Ford, BMW of Rockville and KIA of America (who brought several cars, staff. goodies and tent). Jim Alvis, Government Affairs for Kia Motors America Corp and Genovation Cars founder and CEO Andrew Saul, maker of the record breaking Corvette GXE attended.
photo by: Poolesville.Green
The Star Wars 501st Stormtroopers, Maryland Old Line Garrison: William and Melissa Ralph Cars: JD Taylor Ford Fusion Energi (front), and Ford's from Sheehy Ford of Gaithersburg (back)
Members of the Star Wars 501st Legion’s “Old Line Garrison” are planning to attend Poolesville Day and will be camping out with us at the car show. This should make for some great photo ops.
- Anyone interested in getting up dates
- Plug-In Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Car Owners: The more the merrier.
- Sponsors: We need sponsors to help make this the best NDEW event ever.
- Media: Please help us get the word out!
- Volunteers: We need the help :)
- ALL (Note: Only Sponsors, Volunteers and EV PHEV Car owners will get a FREE T-Shirts, but all can reserve one (price TBD) .
- ONLY DAYS LEFT until the event Sept 17th.
- You will be notified of the event planning and on any other Poolesville Green hosted EV events,
- Registration helps us arrange for free T-Shirts and give-a-ways. .
- So please help us help you, EV owner or not, register here and now.
- Not sure if you can make it? Register now anyway! We can remove your name later if you find cannot attend (just send me a note).
We are a non-profit and really need your help (note: donations are not required to participate). We are looking for sponsors from as little as $20 dollars on up :)). A fairly standard donation with the most of the benefits starts at $200. The sooner you sponsor, the more your logos will show on our sites, flyers and other event media. Donations can be made through our website: https://www.facebook.com/poolesvillegreen/ (Click on "Donate Now"). Donations can also be made in terms of a valued gift to be given as free drawings to drivers and to guest at the event. Contact me direct (Contact Button at top) to make arrangements for pickup or delivery of those types of donations. Also early sponsor will get first dibs at possible tent (10X10) and table setups. Register here to get the latest updates through our EV event email list and/or contact me direct (Contact Button at top).
Contact me direct (Contact button near top) for info or to make special arrangements. Register here to get the latest updates. We are planning a "media day" prior to the event day, make arrangements to be included. Check out prior years events at Poolesville Green.
There are currently 192 attendees registered.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
|Tesla Model S||14|
|Tesla Model X||7|
|Ford Fusion Energi||5|
|Ford C-MAX Energi||4|
|Kia Soul EV||3|
|BMW i3 REx||2|
|Chevy Spark EV||2|
|Ford Focus Electric||2|
|Honda Fit EV||1|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
|Toyota Plug-in Prius||1|
Registered attendees report 1,242,541 electric miles driven.
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