National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Pleasantville

Day: Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 8:30am - 1pm
Location: Pleasantville Farmers’ Market
10 Memorial Plaza
Pleasantville, NY 10570
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Event Report

We teamed up with the largest Farmers Market in the county and ran an EV Showcase. Gaining access to a Farmers Market that normally has 2,500+ people each Saturday was great. This year, they had almost 2,900 that Sat, and our EV showcase was at the biggest entrance which means over 1,700 passed through our EV showcase. The showcase was inside the market and was limited (due to space) to 4 EVs (Model X, Model S, Nissan Leaf, and Chevy Volt). I also made sure to have a female owner/driver of an EV (Leaf) since the Farmers Market is shopped by more women than men and I wanted to make sure to connect with them. Advertising was done via 8.5/11" flyers at about 10 nearby coffee shops and green markets (1 week before) and the market itself (they sent out emails re: the event repeatedly). They had signage day of, and we posted our lawn signs throughout the market as well. The mayor came by and I gave him a test drive in a Model X and then he signed the ZEV petition. Total success.


photo by: Mary Ellen Acosta
Crowd shot.

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Event Description

 

This will be an EV showcase of a number of the more popular EVs currently available. This will include the following EVs:

Tesla Model X (SUV w/7 seats)
Tesla Model S
Nissan Leaf
Chevy Volt (Gen 2)

Visit us and learn about these EVs, talk with the owners of them, and enjoy Westchester's Largest Farmers Market with 55 vendors, free music, and free kids events.

Location is accessible without the need for a car. Take a train to Pleasantville (Metro North Harlem line). Event is right at train station.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 10 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

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

Registered attendees report 121,321 electric miles driven.

Presented By

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

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

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR

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