National Drive Electric Week
Sep 08, 2018
|Day:||Saturday, September 8, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||10am to 4pm|
|Location:||Dr John W. Coleman Greenergy Park at Beverly High School
82 Sohier Road
Beverly, MA 01915
Overall the event was great. Of all of the dealers I contacted to come and offer test drives only BMW, Mitsubishi, and Chevy came. Nissan was a no-show, and the local SMART dealer never came. Thankfully some local owners and businesses filled in the gaps. We had at least four Model 3 on hand for the whole day for people to look at, and many owners stayed for the full 6 hour event. It was fantastic. We also had a local surf shop bring the electric OneWheel skateboard, which was a big hit. A local owner named Rich who has a tremendous online following (Rich Rebuilds) brought the "Tesla trailer" with Lee who helped him build it. The trailer is made from a junk Tesla battery pack. And on that trailer they were towing a 100% electric 1960s parade vehicle used at Disney. They had that driving around the event for a few hours. It was so cool.
The mayor was supposed to come but was unable to at the last minute. I know we had at least one city councillor show up, as well as a few local sustainability groups. We also had the 350.org "Rise for Climate" event right next to the NDEW event. Given how much our interests overlapped, we figured it would be beneficial to share the space. It was fantastic.
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Come celebrate National Drive Electric Week with us at the historic Dr. John W. Coleman Greenergy Park solar field at Beverly High School, September 8th 2018 from 10AM to 4PM. The event is 100% free, and will be up and running rain or shine.
Our event will include the following activities:
There are currently 73 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||2|
|Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid||1|
|MINI Countryman Plug-In||1|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
|Tesla Model S||1|
|Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later)||1|
Registered attendees report 176,052 electric miles driven.