National Drive Electric Week
Sep 21, 2014
|Day:||Sunday, September 21, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Location:||Science Museum of Virginia
2500 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Richmond's first NDEW was a big success! We helped dozens of people see electric vehicles as a fun, practical transportation alternative through a variety of events during the week. There were free screenings of "Kick Gas" and "The Electric Road Trip" in Richmond and Chesterfield County. EVs were available for test drives all week long at four local auto dealerships. Two of the dealers also brought vehicles to the EV Meetup and Rally at the Science Museum of Virginia. The meetup brought together both EV owners and enthusiasts to chat, get information from vendors, and hear an informal discussion on EV technology from four panelists. Ken Burridge, editor of EV.com and an environmental reporter based in Virginia Beach, was the moderator for the discussion.
photo by: Charles Gerena
The EV Meetup and Rally sponsored by Drive Electric RVA drew a variety of electric vehicles, including this Volto electric bike. People even took it for a test drive!
- Tee Morris, Nissan Leaf owner and steampunk fiction author
- Alan Crouch, automotive technology professor at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College who teaches hybrid and electric vehicle repair
For more information about our group, please drop us a line at DriveElectricRVA@mail.com
There are currently 86 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||6|
|Tesla Model S||5|
|Ford Focus Electric||3|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Ford C-MAX Energi||1|
|Toyota Plug-in Prius||1|
|Toyota RAV4 EV (1997-2003)||1|
Registered attendees report 517,460 electric miles driven.
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