National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Fairfield, CT
Sep 09, 2017

Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Auxilary Commuter / Fairprene Lot / Across from Sportsplex
140 Mill Plain Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2017.

Event Report

> 40 EVs on display from dealers and private owners
> 17 different models on display, including a Zero electric motorcycle (first time i've seen one in the wild)
> 58 "official" dealer test drives given. The Chevy Bolt was the HOT ticket and was going non-stop for the entire 4 hour event.
> Approx 200 attendees
> Great participation from our friends at the Westport Electric Car Club
> Test drives by our First Selectman Mike Tetreau and State Senator Tony Hwang.
> Supportive remarks by our First Selectman entire state delegation (Hwang, McCarthy-Vahey, Devlin, and Kupchick).

photo by: Scott Thompson
Fairfield First Selectman, Mike Tetreau

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Event Description


3rd Annual EV Showcase

Join us for our 3rd Annual EV Showcase, one of the biggest in Connecticut!  We'll be providing Drive & Ride experiences in several types of electric cars, as well as Electric Bicycles. Food Trucks, presentations and literature about EVs will be available throughout the day. 

Come learn how fun and inexpensive owning an EV can be!

Saturday, September 9th
Auxiliary Commuter Parking lot across from the Sportsplex / Rec Center
140 Mill Plain Road
Fairfield, CT  06824 

Registered Attendees

There are currently 68 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 5
BMW i3 REx 2
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Tesla Model X 2
Volkswagen e-Golf 2
BMW i3 1
BMW i8 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Honda Fit EV 1
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Roadster 1
Volvo XC90 AWD PHEV 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
19 Models 27

Registered attendees report 481,555 electric miles driven.

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