National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Overland Park, KS
Sep 18, 2015

Day: Friday, September 18, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Location: Overland Park, KS 66211
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Event Report

Although it rained off and on
Eight dealer vehicles were busy for 4 hours giving test drives & rides (total of 200+ people taking ride and drive opportunity) + passers by and attention through emailed PR and Internet (internal Black & Veatch) post.
several tables with EV information in the lobby with volunteers to had out brochures.
2 x Tesla Model S
2 x BMW i3
2 x Chevy Volt
2 x Nissan LEAF
Mid-America Electric Auto had owners who brought 2 Teslas,2 Ford PHEVs 2 Ford EVs, 2 Leafs 1`-I-MiEV, 3-Chevy volts
2- conversions, 2 electric bikes
Of particular interest was the signing the DOE Pledge by Black & Veatch. Black & Veatch professionals talked to EV drivers and got a chance to drive an EV, learning how to charge a vehicle ( ChargePoint station) and information form KCP&L who is installing 1000 charging stations in the KC metro area.

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The event is pending. Please visit the Attend page to find other National Drive Electric Week events.

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Electric Auto Association
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