National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Poughkeepsie, NY
Sep 22, 2019

Day: Sunday, September 22, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: Noon-3pm
Location: Locust Grove Estate
2683 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2019.

Event Report

A beautiful day in Poughkeepsie as more than 30 EVs came together at the beautiful Locust Grove Estate. Talks throughout the day included a 30 minute introduction to electric vehicles seminar, a short presentation from a local college student about his EV motorcycle conversion, and finally a Q&A with Sean Dague of the Citizens Climate Lobby on the role of EVs in a climate solution.

photo by: Michael Sperling
Lineup of cars at Poughkeepsie's 2019 Drive Electric event

Event Description


6th Annual Poughkeepsie Drive Electric Event
Sunday Sept. 22nd, Noon - 3pm
Locust Grove Estate
Poughkeepsie NY

Our 2019 Electric Vehicle (EV) event will be held at the Locust Grove Estate, right off Route 9 in Poughkeepsie. 

Come learn about how exciting and convenient it is to drive electric at this free event. Sign up today!  More details below:

Schedule of Events for Sunday September 22nd:
Noon:       Start of EV Showcase. See every Electric Car on the market in one place! Continues thru 3pm
1:00pm:   Intro to EVs Presentation.  Learn about charging, driving and cost of ownership from a current EV driver
1:30pm:   Federal & State EV Rebate Information & Status
2:00pm:   "What role can EVs play in a climate solution?"  Non-partisan talk by Sean Dague of Citizens Climate Lobby

Come find out why this is the perfect time to stop paying attention to rising gas prices and drive on 100% American energy. 
You'll also find more details about:
  • How to receive tax credits that can push the price of a brand new EV under $20,000
  • What it's like to charge at home and on the road
  • Real information from local hudson valley drivers.. no dealers will be at the event

All the cars will be in the gravel lot closest to Rt. 9. Please follow the map below to find everyone:

Please also join our Hudson Valley EV Facebook Group.

*NEW* If you register your car before the event on this website you'll receive a free Hudson Valley EV Drivers window cling with the image below:


Registered Attendees

There are currently 113 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 10
Tesla Model S 5
Chevrolet Bolt 4
Chevrolet Volt 3
Hyundai KONA Electric 2
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 2
BMW i3 1
BMW i3 REx 1
EV Conversion 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 1
Ioniq Electric 1
Kia Niro Electric 1
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 1
Tesla Model X 1
Toyota Plug-in Prius 1
17 Models 38

Registered attendees report 760,322 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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