National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Boise

Day: Sunday, September 11, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 1 - 4 pm
Location: Idaho Power parking lot
1221 W Main St
between 12th and 13th streets
Boise, ID 83702
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the organizers for this event, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

The Boise National Drive Electric Week Car Show on Sunday September 11th was a terrific event with good turnout. It was the largest EV show in Idaho history with 52 electric vehicles on display from local owners and dealers, along with 15 electric bikes and one solar go-kart. Mayor David H Bieter of the City of Boise issued a proclamation in honor of Drive Electric Week in Boise and had his plug-in electric hybrid at the event on display with information about the City of Boise's work with fleet electrification. Local event organizers were Idaho Sierra Club, Idaho Power and Treasure Valley Clean Cities Coalition. Additional event partners included American Lung Association in Idaho, Idaho National Laboratory, Boise State University, City of Boise, Dennis Dillon, Fairly Reliable Bob's, Lyle Pearson, Boise Electric Bikes, Idaho Mountain Touring, Auric Solar, Altenergy, Aurora, Empowered Solar, Blue Lightening Solar, GreenSpeed Research.


photo by: Casey Mattoon, Idaho Sierra Club
The Ford Fusion is the first of six electric and plug-in electric hybrid vehicles in the City of Boise Municipal Fleet. This happens to be Mayor David H Bieter's car. In hte background you can see other electric vehicles and an array of electric bikes!

Event Description

 

Come see Idaho's annual largest display of plug-in vehicles.  We are in a larger parking lot this year shaded by solar powered light poles and trees. We encourage everyone to sign up regardless if you are bringing a plug-in vehicle or not. Before you shop for a new or used car talk to the owners of plug-in vehicles without any pressure from the typical car dealer experience. Bring the whole family!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 97 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 11
Chevrolet Volt 9
Ford C-MAX Energi 4
Tesla Model S 4
BMW i3 1
BMW i3 REx 1
EV Conversion 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Tesla Model X 1
Toyota Plug-in Prius 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
14 Models 38

Registered attendees report 298,829 electric miles driven.

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PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week

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