National Drive Electric Week
Sep 15, 2019
|Day:||Sunday, September 15, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||11 am - 5 pm|
2 Tanner Park
Copiague, NY 11726
Warm temperatures in the high-70s and clear sunny skies helped make for a great day, as we celebrated our 8th Annual National Drive Electric Week event at the Tanner Park in Copiague, NY on Sunday September 15. Approximately 350 people were on hand to see, sit in, and to learn more about the 36 EVs & PHEVs brought to the event by proud vehicle owners, local dealerships, and one of our participating solar power vendors. Representatives from Long Island PSEG were on hand to provide information about charging equipment and Drive Electric Long Island’s Education and Outreach Subcommittee provided attendees with information from their State of Electric Vehicles on Long Island Report. We had seventeen different models on display, which included 1 BMW I3, 2 Chevy Bolts, 1 Chevy Volt, 1 Fisker Karma, 2 Nissan Leafs, 1 Honda Clarity, 1 Hyundai Kona, 1 Hyundai Ionic PHEV, 1 Hyundai Sonata PHEV, 1 Kia Soul, 1 Fiat 500e, 1 Smart fortwo, 8 Tesla Model 3s, 1 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, 3 Tesla Model X, 7 Tesla Model S and 1 Tesla Roadster and 2 Zero Motorcycles.
photo by: Jeff Williams
Onlookers applauding a fun demo of a Tesla X. Pictured from left to right in background White Hyundai Kona, White Honda Clarity, Red Tesla Model S, Orange Smart ForTwo, Gray Chevy Volt , Black Tesla Model 3.
All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2021 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.
Join us on September 15 during the Long Island Family Festival at the Babylon Senior Center in Tanner Park to see many of the electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles currently available in the greater NY market. Talk with enthusiastic vehicle owners to learn why they love their vehicles and/or with dealer representatives to understand the various features of the vehicles. Also find out how easy it is to re-charge vehicles.
Attendees will have the opportunity to see a wide array of electric and plug-in hybrid electric on display. Twenty-three vehicle owners and one dealer have registered to display their vehicles, which include the following models 1 BMW I3, 1 Chevy Bolt, 1 Chevy Volt, Prius Prime, 1Honda Clarity, 1 Kia Soul, 1 Hyundai Kona EV, 1 Hyundai Ioniq PHEV, 1 Mitsubishi Outlander, 4 Tesla Model 3s, 3 Tesla Model X, 4 Tesla Model S, 1 Tesla Roadster, 2 Zero Motorcycles and 1 Electric motorcycle conversion.
The rain date for the event and the Long Island Family Festival is Sunday September 29.
There are currently 166 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||16|
|Tesla Model S||8|
|Tesla Model X||4|
|Kia Soul EV||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Ford Fusion Energi||1|
|Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid||1|
|Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid||1|
|Hyundai KONA Electric||1|
|Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV||1|
|Nissan Leaf (2018+)||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
|Toyota Prius Prime||1|
Registered attendees report 869,399 electric miles driven.