National Drive Electric Week Event - Durham
|Day:||Saturday, September 17, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||11AM - 4PM|
Wagon Hill Farm
156 Piscataqua Rd
Durham, NH 03824
To increase exposure to the general public, we combed our event with our annual Durham Day festivities at a municipal park. As a result, we had a lot more foot traffic that last year and a lot more exposure of the electric vehicle category to the public. Several people reporting coming to the event for the sole purpose of learning about electric vehicles and sitting or driving some. Others simply passed by with kids and relatives and started conversations about their "next car" being a hybrid or all electric vehicle. Interestingly, this year there was only a single Tesla (vs 10 or more last year. Similarly, while 5 Nissan Leaf's signed up, only one arrived. BMW i3s and Chevy Volts were highly represented, Prius plug ins as well. We were disappointed not only that Tesla was a no show, but that our BMW dealership was unluckily out of i3s on the day of the event (the last one was purchased by an attendee of last year's NDEW event a week before!)
photo by: Durham Energy Committee
Mary Downes and Mary Thron examining Ms. Thron's 2015 Smart fortwo electric drive
There are currently 39 attendees registered.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
|Toyota Plug-in Prius||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
|Tesla Model X||1|
Registered attendees report 125,679 electric miles driven.