National Drive Electric Week
Sep 22, 2019
|Day:||Sunday, September 22, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||11:30 to 1:00|
|Location:||Faith Lutheran Church
930 SW Queen Ave
Albany, OR 97321
Event ReportThe Albany, Oregon event was attended by approximately 40 people, 12 of which were EV drivers and their families, and the other 28 were members of Faith Lutheran Church or members of the public that dropped in during the event. EVs present included the Nissan Leaf, Tesla X, Hyundai Kona, Kia Niro, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet Spark, Volkswagen e-Golf and a Honda del Sol custom conversion.
On Sunday, September 22, beginning at 11:30 AM, Charles Bonville and Faith Lutheran Church is hosting a coffee talk about electric vehicles (EVs), in coordination with the National Drive Electric Week 2019. The local EV community will have both contemporary EVs and classic conversion electric vehicles on display on the west side of the parking lot, providing opportunities to see and take a ride in an EV. Some of the EVs confirmed for attendance thus far include a Hyundai Kona, a Kia Niro and a Tesla Model X, all of which are electric SUVs with beyond 250 miles of range per charge. Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model 3, Chevrolet Bolt and other EV sedans will also be present. As well, two conversion EVs will illustrate how existing vehicles can be converted from gasoline to electric.
There are currently 11 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Chevy Spark EV||1|
|Hyundai KONA Electric||1|
|Kia Niro Electric||1|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||1|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||1|
Registered attendees report 209,672 electric miles driven.