National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Las Cruces, NM
Sep 08, 2018

Day: Saturday, September 8, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 2 PM to 4 PM
Location: South West Environmental Center
275 N Main St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2018.

Event Report

We gave a fairly technical presentation highlighting the advantages of electric cars. One person who attended was the sustainability director for the City of Las Cruces. Base on her input, we are planning a lobbying campaign to get the City to start adding electric cars to its fleet.

photo by: Joseph Yaroch
Members of the local community view a presentation on electric cars by John Gilkison at the Southwest Environmental Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Event Description


For this month's open meeting, we will focus on specific actions that individuals can take to improve the climate. The main presentation will be given by John Gilkison. Mr. Gilkison is a local author, environmental advocate, and amateur astronomer. He been a blogger for EV World (a online magazine, for the last 12 years writing about energy issues, aerodynamics, electric vehicles, and environmental issues generally.

In this talk, we will examine the rationale for the purchase of an electric car. Other topics will include steps to take to reduce household use of energy.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 11 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 2
Chevrolet Volt 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Tesla Model X 1
4 Models 5

Registered attendees report 103,554 electric miles driven.

Presented By

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Electric Vehicle Association logo
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EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

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