National Drive Electric Week
National Drive Electric Week: Virtual EV Ride & Drive
Oct 03, 2020
|Note:||This is an online only event with no physical location due to Coronavirus issues.|
|Day:||Saturday, October 3, 2020 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||9:00 am to 10:30 am|
|Organized In:||Denver, CO|
|Recording:||view the recorded presentation.|
|Topics:||Cost of Ownership
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Event ReportDenver Metro Clean Cities partnered with CLEER, Northern Colorado Clean Cities, 4CORE, and the Colorado Energy Office to host a Virtual Ride & Drive workshop to simulate the drive of various EV models and an E-Cargo Bike. Summit County Sustainability Coordinator, Michael Wurzel and his guest, Summit County Commissioner Karn Stiegelmeier provided a tour of the Nissan LEAF. Additionally, Michael Wurzel and his guest, Tony Overlock also gave a tour of the electric cargo bike. 4CORE’s Laurie Dickson and her guests, John Lyons and Gail Harriss gave insight into LEAF ownership for older adults. Northern Colorado Clean Cities’ Amy Maxey and her guest, Heath Blanton presented the Chevy Bolt. Colorado Springs Electric Vehicle Club member Wilson Hitchings and Denver Metro Clean Cities' Bonnie Trowbridge and first-time Tesla driver, Gabriella Perkins, demonstrated the smooth and thrilling drive of the Tesla Model S and Model 3, respectively. Bob Andersen presented his small but quick GEM car, and Chad Bormann of Global Environmental Products, Inc showed attendees the all-electric street sweeper. Watch these videos and listen to the Q&A here.
photo by: Bonnie Trowbridge, DMCC
Screen capture of Virtual Ride & Drive workshop presentation.
There are currently 4 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||1|
Registered attendees report 30,000 electric miles driven.