National Drive Electric Week Event - Ottawa
|Day:||Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||10am - 3pm|
|Location:||Aberdeen Square, Lansdowne Park
450 Queen Elizabeth Dr
Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3
There were 15 Plug-In EVs on display as follows:
3 Tesla Model S
4 Chevy Volt
1 Nissan Leaf
1 Kia Soul EV
1 Toyota Prius Plugin
1 Smart ED
1 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
1 Ford Focus Electric
1 Formula SAE EV Race car
1 Ford Ranger EV Conversion
Represented was Time To Electrify http://www.timetoelectrify.ca with their EV Duty EVSE, Ma Leaf Une Passion https://www.facebook.com/groups/MaLEAFunepassion/ with a Nissan Leaf, Carleton U http://ravensracing.com/ and EV Club EVCO http://evco.ca/ with president Gerard Gavrel.
There was a steady flow of visitors keeping all of the EV owners busy answering questions about their vehicles and experiences as an EV owner. The EV Showcase was part of Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) Ottawa http://ottawagedo.org . Politicians attending GEDO included the Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, the Ottawa city councillor for Capital Ward David Chernushenko, and the Ontario MPP for Ottawa Centre Yasir Naqvi who even displayed his i-MiEV!
photo by: Allan Poulsen
Paul Camire describes his 2012 Chevy Volt to participants.
There are currently 7 attendees registered.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
|Kia Soul EV||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
Registered attendees report 203,000 electric miles driven.
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