National Drive Electric Week
Colorado Department of Transportation EV Ride and Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 02, 2021
|Day:||Saturday, October 2, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened.|
|Time:||10:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT|
|Location:||1338 Motor City Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
Event ReportThis was the first-ever CDOT Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive Community Event, held in Colorado Springs at the Phil Long EVOutlet, Southern Colorado’s only pre-owned electric and hybrid dealership. The following sponsors, partners and exhibitors were present: CDOT, Xcel Energy; Colorado Springs Utilities; Drive Clean Colorado; the Colorado Springs EV Club; Cumulus Media; iHeart Media; KXRM; Phil Long Dealerships; and Kangaroo Coffee. We had the following unique/popular vehicles on-site: Jaguar 2022 i-PACE, Mustang Mach-E, BMW i8, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model Y Plaid, and Audi E-tron.
- KKTV https://www.kktv.com/2021/10/02/cdot-dealership-team-up-during-colorado-electric-vehicle-drive-week-educate-drivers/
- FOX21: https://www.fox21news.com/news/electric-vehicle-ride-and-drive-event-coming-to-town-oct-2/
- Visit Colorado Springs: https://www.visitcos.com/events-calendar/electric-vehicle-ride-and-drive-community-event/
- Drive Electric Colorado: https://driveelectriccolorado.org/event/cdot-ride-and-drive-2
photo by: Julia Davila, Drive Electric Colorado
Media coverage of the CDOT Ride and Drive at the Phil Long EV Outlet. Some vehicles pictured are the BMW i8, Kia Niro EV, Tesla Model Y, Audi E-tron.
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.
Following the Phil Long EV Outlet’s Grand Opening this week, join us for a ride and drive event on Saturday, October 2, from 10am – 5pm with organizers CDOT and Phil Long Dealerships. They’ll be showcasing newer EV models and offering a variety of models to test drive. We will help their team inform and educate consumers on EVs, charging stations, range anxiety, tax incentives, and related EV topics. This will be a community, multi-location event in Motor City with support from state and local officials, agencies, and partners. Food trucks and music will be on-site as well!
More information here: https://driveelectriccolorado.org/event/cdot-ride-and-drive-2
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There are currently 6 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||2|
|Tesla Model S||1|
Registered attendees report 318,200 electric miles driven.