Drive Electric Event
Sep 23, 2018
|Sunday, September 23, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
|9 AM-1 PM
|The Carytown Market
3201 Maplewood Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
A cold, wet day somewhat dampened ElectricCarPalooza, our finale for National Drive Electric Week. (We had an EV display at a local farmer's market on Sept. 8 to kick-off NDEW and offered test drives and rides at Main Street Station in downtown Richmond on Sept. 10-14.) Despite the weather and a one-week delay due to Hurricane Florence, we managed to connect with EV owners from all over the state as well as with more than 30 shoppers at The Carytown Farmers Market.
photo by: Drive Electric RVA
The line-up of electric vehicles, glistening with morning drizzle
As the finale to Richmond’s fifth annual celebration of National Drive Electric Week, Drive Electric RVA will have its largest display of electric vehicles of the year at The Carytown Farmers Market. The main line-up — which includes plug-in hybrids like the Chevy Volt and Toyota Prius Prime, and all-electric cars like the BMW i3 and Nissan LEAF — will be at the market's entrance. We also plan to highlight all four of Teslas models — the Roadster, S, X and 3 — at the center of the market.
In addition to the display, we will have our EV Experience educational exhibit and tables with handouts and activities for children. We'll also have a drawing for 10 National Drive Electric Week goodie bags, each of which comes with a free basic membership to the Electric Auto Association. Just look for the Chevy Bolt with the Dominion Energy logo to enter the drawing.
Whether you want to bring an electric vehicle for the display or come to learn more about EV technology, please register by clicking on the link above.
There are currently 57 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)
|Tesla Model 3
|Tesla Model X
|BMW i3 REx
|Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid
|Kia Soul EV
Registered attendees report 497,503 electric miles driven.
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