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 events page.|
|Location:||Black & Veatch
11401 Lamar Ave
Overland Park, KS 66211
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.
There are currently 22 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||3|
|Tesla Model S||2|
|Chevy Spark EV||1|
Registered attendees report 181,754 electric miles driven.
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