National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Oldsmar

Day: Saturday, September 17, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 830AM-1230PM
Location: Dunkin' Donuts
3720 Tampa Rd
Oldsmar, FL 34677
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Event Report

Drive Electric Tampa Bay celebrated National Drive Electric Week with an electric vehicle rally and driving a tour throughout the Tampa Bay area. EV owners and participants joined the tour at the different destinations listed. The first 40 EV owners that arrive at the event received a FREE car flag with the logo Drive Electric Tampa Bay to display during the tour. The rally began in Oldsmar,FL at the only Dunkin' Donuts to hear a proclamation from the City Mayor and officially launch the event. Attendees checked out newly installed electric fast charger at Dunkin' Donuts as they enjoy a FREE donut with a beverage purchase. From Oldsmar, electric vehicles owners drove to Downtown Dunedin,FL for a pit-stop and enjoyed the many local restaurants and shops in the area. From there, electric vehicles owners can drove a scenic route along the coast through Downtown St Petersburg on Beach Drive. A film crew was hired to create a promotional video which will be released in the coming weeks.


photo by: Jorge Chavez
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Event Description

 

Join Drive Electric Tampa Bay as we celebrate National Drive Electric Week! We will be having an electric vehicle (EV) rally and driving a tour throughout the Tampa Bay area! EV owners and participants are welcomed to join the tour at any of the locations listed. The first 40 EV owners to arrive at our event will receive a FREE car flag with the logo Drive Electric Tampa Bay to display during the tour!

We will begin the rally in Oldsmar at the Dunkin' Donuts to hear a proclamation from the City Mayor and officially launch the event. Attendees can check out the newly installed electric fast charger at Dunkin' Donuts as they enjoy a FREE donut with a beverage purchase. From Oldsmar, electric vehicles owners can drive to Downtown Dunedin for a pit-stop and enjoy the many local restaurants and shops in the area. From there, electric vehicles owners can drive a scenic route along the coast through Downtown St Petersburg on Beach Drive, drive by The Crescent Lake Festival at Crescent Lake, and end the tour at The Brass Tap at Tyrone Square. All attendees can enjoy a free beverage with any food purchase.

The entire tour is approximately 50 miles (please plan accordingly). For a more detailed description of the proposed route, please visit https://goo.gl/maps/qv9ron7Gnvn 

Proposed Tour Route and Schedule:

830 A.M - 930 A.M.: EV Rally Launch at Dunkin' Donuts at 3720 Tampa Rd, Oldsmar, FL 34677

10 A.M. - 11 A.M.: Pit-stop in Downtown Dunedin at 411 Wood St, Dunedin, FL 34698 (Parking address)

1230 P.M.: Complete tour at the Brass Tap at Tyrone Square, 2438 Tyrone Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710


Registered Attendees

There are currently 100 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 16
Nissan LEAF 9
Chevrolet Volt 7
BMW i3 5
Tesla Model X 4
Cadillac ELR 1
EV Conversion 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
8 Models 44

Registered attendees report 811,538 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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