National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Perrysburg, OH
Sep 08, 2018

Day: Saturday, September 8, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: The Town Center at Levis Commons
3201 Levis Commons Blvd.
Perrysburg, OH 43551
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2018.

Event Report

Northwest Ohio's fifth annual Ride and Drive event was completed Saturday, September 08 with the help of many dedicated EV owners and event organizer Electric Auto Association of Northwest Ohio. The Town Center at Levis Commons once again served as beautiful and busy background for this year's event.

There were nineteen registered vehicles, and plenty of enthusiasm shared between the owners who proudly displayed their vehicles. All shared stories of their experience owning a plug-in vehicle.

Mother Nature had a lot of fun at this year's event. Although the forecast was sixty-eight degrees and no rain unit 7:00pm, she showed her humor by opening the clouds a little after 12:00 noon. Rain persisted throughout the remaining four hours of the event. EV owners and visitors huddled under umbrellas, under awnings, and took time to visit the shops and restaurants to hide from the raindrops.

Tentative plans are for the 2019 event at the same location, and serious discussion will soon commence regarding setup of a "circus tent" to offer shelter for next year.

Thanks to all who helped in so many ways, and those patrons who braved the rain to join us for the day.

Michael Hall,
President - EAAofNWO

photo by: Michael Hall, president EAAofNWO
Great display of vehicles for NDEW 2018 Pictured: Left-to-right Jan Dunmyer Rob Bellers Jim Dunmyer Mark Rosania Andrew Wickiser Jon Hewitt others unknown

Event Description


Here we are, just days remaining until the Ride and Drive event in Perrysburg, Ohio!  Are you registered as an attendee, EV owner or volunteer?   Please take a few minutes and register to attend or volunteer soon using the blue "Register" or "Volunteer" button at the top of this page. 

My name is Michael Hall, president of Electric Auto Association of Northwest Ohio.  Join us for the 2018 National Drive Electric Week ride-and-drive event.  I am pleased to announce we will once again return to the beautiful Town Center at Levis Commons shopping complex in Perrysburg, Ohio.  We have secured the corner of Levis Commons Boulevard and Hollendbeck Drive the location for Saturday, September 8.  This is three blocks into the complex, entering from Dixie Highway.  On the right you will see Bar Louie restaurant; we will occupy Hollendbeck street to the right.   The weather forecast is mild temperatures, and small chance of rain.  There is no rain-date it means the weather will be beautiful.

I encourage all to come early, shop, dine, and enjoy the surroundings; make it an enjoyable day-trip.  The Levis Commons shops have a lot to offer!  After shopping, settle in at our "Electric Avenue" parking lot to speak with owners of hybrid, plug-in, and all-electric vehicles.  Look, see, touch, and drive these amazing vehicles!  

Speak with the owners to fully understand the reasons they chose to purchase these alternative-fuel vehicles.  There are no dealership salesmen, no pressure to buy or lease; just owners who can explain the benefits of "driving electric". 

Please follow us through the "" website for pictures of our past events.  Please consider joining EAA and becoming associated with our Northwest Ohio chapter.  We value your membership and participation! 

Are you planning to attend as a visitor and have questions?  Use the blue "Contact" button at the top of this page.  Looking forward to seeing you in September - just days away.  SEE YOU THERE!

Michael Hall


Registered Attendees

There are currently 32 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 4
Tesla Model 3 3
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Chevrolet Volt 2
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 2
BMW i3 1
Cadillac ELR 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Tesla Model X 1
11 Models 19

Registered attendees report 511,501 electric miles driven.

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