National Drive Electric Week
Fort Myers, FL
Sep 19, 2015
|Day:||Saturday, September 19, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Location:||Fort Myers, FL
The first Fort Myers National Drive Electric Week EVent was very successful with a proclamation generated by Commissioner Brian Hammans office read by City Captain, Edward Ellyatt. Cold water was provided by Florida Power and Light. Thank You to that company for their presence, support and sponsorship. There was present 1 Porsche Conversion, 7 Volts, 2 Toyota RAV 4EV, a neighborhood electric vehicle, 2 Ford Focus EV, 4 BMW I-3Rex, 1 BMW I-3, 1 Cadillac ELR, 5 Tesla Model S, 1 Ford Fusion Energi, 1 Ford CMax Energi, 4 Nissan Leafs, and a conversion built by the students at Seminole University and sponsored by Duke Energy. FDEP was present with 1 day passes for Florida State Parks given to the participants who brought a plug-in vehicle. The energy and enthusiasm was palpable and the crowd responded well to the answers given to their questions. There was no clear winner with many questions about each model.
photo by: Roberta Ellyatt
Vehicles and people too numerous to count.
The event is pending. Please visit the Attend page to find other National Drive Electric Week events.