National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Binghamton

Day: Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10:00Am-5:00PM
Location: Triple Cities Makerspace
362 State Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
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the organizers for this event, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

Kia motors brought four Soul EV's and a bunch of volunteers. Seth Leitman who has written a lot of books on EV's gave a talk, also a representative from the New York State Energy Research and Development Agency spoke. Some local politicians and assembly people came to the event too.

Event Description

 

The event will take place September 10th from noon till 5pm at the Triple Cities Makerspace, Inc. located in Downtown Binghamton at 362 State Street, Binghamton, NY.

National Drive Electric Week is an opportunity for EV enthusiasts, DIY’ers, and auto dealers to showcase pure electric vehicles as well as plug-in hybrids to the public in a relaxed open venue free of manufacturer, technical, or political bias. The goal is to get people excited about modern EV’s and Plugin Hybrid Electric Vehicles while giving them the opportunity to get up close and personal with them, as well as allowing test drives in some cases. It’s also a chance to help inform the public about electric vehicles, like any new technology there are still some prevalent misconceptions and lots of questions that the public has.

We will have test drives, static displays, hands on activities, and more. We welcome participation from local car dealerships, car owners, renewable energy companies, utility companies, and anyone else that is part of the electric vehicle eco-system.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 15 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 1
EV Conversion 1
Nissan LEAF 1
Tesla Model S 1
4 Models 4

Registered attendees report 47,000 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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