National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Cranberry Township

Day: Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 12:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Kohl's Lower Parking Lot
Cranberry Commons Shopping Center
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
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Event Report

This was our second year associated with National Drive Electric Week and showed significant growth from last year. We had almost double the cars and a constant flow of rides and drives over a prescribed route (all right turns.) A local Nissan dealer, Kenny Ross, displayed a 2015 Leaf deeply discounted 'Show Special.' Star Transportation, a local limousine company brought a Tesla model X that was the star of the show attracting a crowd watching the rear doors open and close. We had 12 owners who signed up as no-shows, but had several non- sign ups drop in. Our expected attendance was held down significantly by having the unfortunate luck in having our event at the same time as the Pitt-Penn State football game. Some late arrivers drove in after the game.
Our EV show was part of a larger event, Go Green Festival, featuring vendors and displays promoting renewable energy. We feel this a natural tie-in with EV's being charged with Solar or wind generated power.


photo by: Michael Kirven
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Event Description

 

This year's National Drive Electric Week event will take place at the Go Green Festival and Electric Car Show & Cruise.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 68 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 8
Tesla Model S 8
Nissan LEAF 6
Cadillac ELR 2
Ford C-MAX Energi 2
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 2
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
Tesla Model X 2
Brammo 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
10 Models 34

Registered attendees report 537,663 electric miles driven.

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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