National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Germantown, TN
Sep 15, 2015

Day: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 4-7pm
Location: Whole Foods - Germantown
7825 Highway 72
Germantown, TN 38138
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Event Report

Our Germantown event was very successful. It was a special Memphis area day, sunny and in the low 80s. Whole Foods Market was gracious to host our event. They povided us with the entire side row for parking our electric vehicles, and the use of their 2 Level 2 chargers. EV attendance exceeded my expectations, every mass produced EV and plug in, I am aware of, was represented at our event. They included 2 Mitsubishi Mievs, 3 Chevy Volts, 1 Toyota plug in Prius, 1 Ford plug in Fusion, 2 Nissan Leafs, 1 BMW i3, 1 BMW i8, 1 Tesla Model S, and 2 hand made electric bicycles.

Nissan marketing, and 1 dealerships attended, Roadshow BMW. BMW provided electric vehicles for people to check out.

Mayor Mike Palazzolo attended, spoke to his desire for Germantown to explore city use of EVs and solar. He was impressed with the technology EVs.

The Whole Foods Customers, and their employees, were drawn to the cars. We orientated the vehicles and adorned balloons to the cars to promote attention. Many

photo by: Joe Ozegovich
Germantown - National Drive Electric Week Event Mievs, Volts, Leafs, Teslas, BMWs, Fusions, Prius, oh my!

Event Description


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 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.

Check out our event at the new Whole Foods Market location!
We will have a variety of Electric Vehicles (EV) with their owners available to answer any questions you may have regarding EVs.
So far the following vehicles are planned to be there:
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Chevy Volt
  • Mitsubishi i-Miev
  • Tesla Model S
  • BMW I3
  • Possible BMW I8
Charging stations are available at this location.
Mayor Mike Palazzolo will be attending.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 9 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
Chevrolet Volt 1
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
Tesla Model S 1
Toyota Plug-in Prius 1
5 Models 6

Registered attendees report 109,631 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club

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