National Drive Electric Week
Sep 14, 2019
|Day:||Saturday, September 14, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||11:00 to 4:00|
|Location:||Whole Foods Market parking lot
6730 Paper Mill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
Event ReportWhat a great event!
photo by: Susan M. Goodwin
2011 and 2019 Nissan LEAFs at the 2019 NDEW/Knoxville Ride and Drive on September 14th.
Knoxville area electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts will be on hand to talk about the benefits of driving electric and also offer ride-and-drives. Owners will display the total number of petroleum-free miles driven for each vehicle to highlight the clean-air benefits and cost-savings of electric cars. The event is part of the ninth annual National Drive Electric Week.
The event will host electric and hybrid vehicles from various local dealers. Some will be available for attendees to drive. Owners will bring additional vehicles, with some offering rides. The purpose of the event is to allow the public to experience the efficiency, economic value, and fun of electric vehicles.
We are expecting the following cars:
- Nissan LEAF courtesy of Ted Russell Nissan
- Audi e-tron courtesy of Harper Audi
- Chevy Bolt courtesy of Beatty Chevrolet
- Ford Focus Hybrid courtesy of Ted Russell Ford
- Mercedes GLC Hybrid and Smart Car courtesy of Mercedes of Knoxville
- Toyota Prius courtesy of Knox Toyota
- Shockwave Defiant EV3 All-Electric Roadster Prototype courtesy of Shockwave Motors
WHEN: Saturday, September 14th, 2019, 11:00 – 4:00.
WHERE: Whole Foods Market Parking Lot, 6730 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919
Sponsored by Electrify America.
There are currently 87 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2018+)||4|
|Tesla Model 3||4|
|Tesla Model S||3|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||2|
|Tesla Model X||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||1|
|Toyota Prius Prime||1|
Registered attendees report 472,583 electric miles driven.