National Drive Electric Week
Sep 15, 2018
|Day:||Saturday, September 15, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||10 am to 4 pm|
|Location:||Trail Bay Centre parking lot, across from the Sechelt Library
5755 Cowrie Street
Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0
Sechelt Is Plugged In!
The 4th Annual Sechelt Electric Vehicle Festival held on Sept. 15th was a huge success with over 1,000 people taking the opportunity to meet owners and admire the latest in automotive transportation.
An outstanding 45 electric cars joined the event, including all mjor EV modes in production currently! All Tesla models, including the new Model 3, were in attendance as were Chevy Bolt and Volt models, Fiat 500s, Kia Souls, BMW i3s, Nissan Leafs, Ford Focus EV, Mitsubisi Outlanders and MiEV’s and more. In addition, an electric motorcycle was on display as well as a prototype vehicle from Lang Labs. Several residents enjoyed the show while riding their electric scooters!
Owners came from all parts of the Coast, Vancouver and as far away as Minnesota. Test drives on electric scooters were a big hit.
One of the highlights of the festival was the Tesla Model X “dance” which is hidden in the computer system of the car and, when activated, plays music, flashes lights and flaps the falcon wing doors. Quite a show! (Check it out on our Facebook Page at Sechelt Electric Vehicle Festival!)
Thanks to Trail Bay Centre for generously allowing the event to take place on their premises. And also to our major sponsors: BC Hydro, CEV for BC, Haley GM, North Shore Kia, Coast Reporter, Sechelt Downtown Business Association, Urban Machina, Olson Electric, Sechelt Chamber of Commerce and Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association.
Sechelt’s Annual EV Festival occurs every September as part of the International Drive Electric Week which promotes the role of electric vehicles in the fight against climate change. It aims to connect EV owners from around the world.
For more information please contact us at info@SecheltIsPluggedIn.com
photo by: Duane Burnett
One of the first Tesla Roadsters, (Orange), 2 Tesla Model 3s (Blue), Tesla Model X (Grey)
All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.
There are currently 12 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model S||3|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
|Tesla Model X||1|
Registered attendees report 268,500 electric miles driven.