National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Ann Arbor, MI
Sep 16, 2018

Day: Sunday, September 16, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9am - 3pm
Location: Whole Foods Market
990 W Eisenhower Pkwy
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2018.

Event Report

We had 15 Tesla Model 3's in attendance which was a surprise to almost all attendees. The most common comment was 'I didn't think Tesla was able to build any of those.' Without biasing the invitations to the event, the participating vehicles turned out to be half Teslas of various types and the other half other manufacturers. Attendees with vehicles commented they were happy to have a place where they could meet and talk to other EV owners and learn what they have learned about their cars.
We had coverage from local stations and national NPR, Car and Driver and various online outlets although I have not been able to find any posted stories. We believe we had one of the largest gatherings of EV's in the midwest, but others could prove us wrong.

photo by: Bruce Westlake
Whole Foods Ann Arbor Drive Electric Week Event 2018

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Event Description


Have you been curious about the new electric vehicles offered by many of the car companies?  Wondering about all the questions surrounding this change in transportation?  Hesitant to find out if these vehicles will work for you? Come see the latest electric vehicles, drive some of the vehicles currently available for sale, and talk to owners about their experiences buying and owning an electric vehicle.

The Ann Arbor Drive Electric Week event has been going on for over 5 years, growing each year and always has a wide variety of vehicles so that interested people can see everything on the market in one place.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 148 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 12
Chevrolet Volt 8
Tesla Model S 7
Chevrolet Bolt 5
Tesla Model X 3
Fiat 500e 2
Ford Fusion Energi 2
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
BMW i3 1
BMW i3 REx 1
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 1
Jaguar I-Pace 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
14 Models 47

Registered attendees report 929,534 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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All NDEW 2024 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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