National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Blacksburg, VA
Sep 09, 2018

Day: Sunday, September 9, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 2-5 PM
Location: Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center
1715 Pratt Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2018.

Event Report

1 Tesla Model S RWD 2013
1 Tesla Model S AWD 2017
1 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD
2 Chevrolet Bolt EVs (2017 & 2018)
1 2018 Nissan LEAF SV
1 Toyota Prius Prime 2017
1 Chevrolet Volt 2017
1 Chevrolet Spark EV
We concentrated on BEVs with range over 150 miles. That range is necessary for often round trips from Blacksburg VA to Roanoke VA (90 miles) being comfortable.
The estimated 30 people who came to view the cars and talk to the owners showed high interest in the BEVs, asking many questions.

photo by: Ann Raridon
3 of 9 BEVs in the Blacksburg VA NDEW Show 2018

More photos from this event.

Event Description


Blacksburg Virginia Battery-Electric-Vehicles Show
Place: 1715 Pratt Drive, Blacksburg Virginia
Date: Sunday 9 September 2-5 PM
BEVs: Tesla, Chevrolet, Nissan with range >= 150 miles
(150 miles range is chosen to make possible comfortable round trips to Roanoke.)
There will be BEV drivers to answer questions about their BEVs and posters and handouts about the BEVs.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 10 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Tesla Model 3 1
Tesla Model S 1
5 Models 5

Registered attendees report 91,500 electric miles driven.

Presented By

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Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

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