National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Lexington, KY
Sep 08, 2018

Day: Saturday, September 8, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10 am - 6 pm
Location: Whole Food Market
The Summit at Fritz Farm
4059 Finn Way
Lexington, KY 40503
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2018.

Event Report

Lexington, Kentucky once again for 2018 celebrated NDEW with two events. First we had a Theatrical Premiere of documentary film EVOLVE: Driving a Clean Future in Coal Country by award-winning Louisville filmmaker Ben Evans at the Kentucky Theatre. Second we had an Electric Vehicle Day at Whole Foods Market which also featured a Solar Installer Showcase of four local installers, UK Solar Car, Lextran E-Bus, and Pedal Power E-Bikes. Evolve KY members displayed 20 vehicles of 9 different models: Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500e, Chevy Bolt, Volt, Tesla Model S, Model 3, Fisker Karma, Honda Clarity, and BMW i3 from Don Jacobs dealer. Even with the rain, we had a great turnout of around 600 people and nearly 50 test rides. Kentucky is Evolving!

Event Description


Join us for our third Electric Vehicle Day at Whole Foods Market. Come with your EV or check out all the EVs in the parking lot, free giveaways will be under the tent. We will be close to the EV chargers with complimentary drinks so you can talk with EV owners about their experiences and get the latest news on electric vehicles in Kentucky and then grocery shop.

Last year EVolve KY members and friends showcased several all electric cars including: Chevy Bolt, Fiat 500e, Ford Focus EV, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S and Model X, Volkswagen E-Golf; and plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt. There are several new EVs available in Kentucky that we did not have last year so we are hoping to have them at this year's event. Lexington area EVolve KY has been having regular meetings welcoming EV owners and those with interest, so we hope to showcase even more cars and have a better event than last year's; which was great! See our Facebook page for updates on all of our NDEW events.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 28 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 4
Tesla Model S 3
Chevrolet Volt 2
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 2
Tesla Model 3 2
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Fiat 500e 1
Fisker Karma 1
8 Models 16

Registered attendees report 441,875 electric miles driven.

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