National Drive Electric Week
Sep 14, 2019
|Day:||Saturday, September 14, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
The Lawrence Electric Vehicle Showcase was organized by the Sustainability Action Network with the help of our co-sponsor, The Sierra Club/Wakarusa Group, and hosted at the Hy-Vee grocery store on Clinton Parkway. Hy-Vee has three level 2 Charge Point charging stations.
We had 19 cars total, plus 2 electric bicycles. The showcase participants displayed 7) Tesla Model 3, 2) Tesla Model S, 3) Nissan LEAFs, 3) Chevrolet Bolts, 1) Toyota Prius Prime, 1) Ford C-MAX Energi, 1) Honda Clarity, and 1) Chrysler Pacifica. The Prius Prime was brought by the local Toyota dealer. Several cars came from a distance - Topeka KS, Kansas City, Merriam KS, Prairie Village KS, and the farthest from Manhattan KS, 75 miles away.
Lawrence City Commission issued a Mayor's Proclamation for our Drive
Electric Day. Our estimated attendance was 150. Mayor Lisa Larsen attended on her electric bicycle.
photo by: Michael Almon, Sustainability Action Network
Lawrence EV Show: Sustainability Action Network & Sierra Club/Wakarusa Group booth
The event is pending. Please visit the Attend page to find other National Drive Electric Week events.
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