National Drive Electric Week
Sep 18, 2019
|Day:||Wednesday, September 18, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||3:30 - 6:30|
|Location:||Bennington Station Parking Lot
150 Depot Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Event ReportFolks at every stage of interest in driving electric joined the Bennington Drive Electric Expo to test drive and explore 15 different electric and plug-in hybrid models. Representatives from Green Mountain Power were on hand to provide clarification on the incentives offered statewide, showcase a model residential charger, and provide personal testimony about what it's like to drive an electric vehicle in Vermont. The Bennington County Regional Commission, Bennington Municipal Energy Committee, select board members, and others joined to discuss the importance and urgency of reducing gas emissions in car-centric Vermont.
photo by: Holly Pelczynski, Bennington Banner
Residents interested in electric vehicles attend a ride-and-drive event at the former Bennington Station parking lot in Bennington, highlighting new models including the Nissan Leaf, Hyundai Kona, Chevy Bolt, Jaguar i-Pace, Prius Prime, and others.
Green Mountain Power EV Test Drive! Join GMP and the Bennington County Regional Commission at the corner of Depot Street and River Street in Bennington to check out electric vehicles! You can ask questions and go for a test drive with local dealers. This is a great opportunity to learn more about EVs and $$ rebates available!
There are currently 35 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Toyota Prius Prime||2|
|Hyundai KONA Electric||1|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||1|
|Nissan Leaf (2018+)||1|
|Tesla Model 3||1|
|Toyota Plug-in Prius||1|
Registered attendees report 190,238 electric miles driven.
In the News…