National Drive Electric Week
Sep 18, 2015
|Day:||Friday, September 18, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Location:||Doctor Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
Drive Electric Orlando and Enterprise Expand One of America’s
Largest Electric Car Rental Programs, Introduce 14 Chevy Volts
America’s most visited city—hosting 60 million travelers a year—will put thousands behind the wheel of an EV for extended test drives, promoting adoption nationwide.
ORLANDO—Standing in front of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and flanked by a new fleet of electric vehicles (EVs), Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer joined Drive Electric Orlando (DEO), Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Chevrolet, OUC and 14 of the city’s top community and business leaders to announce the expansion of Orlando’s EV car rental fleet. Mayor Dyer issued a proclamation at the event reinforcing Orlando’s status as America’s best place to rent an EV, supported by the addition of 14 new Chevrolet Volt plug-in cars to Enterprise’s local rental offering.
The announcement comes during National Drive Electric Week,
photo by: Drive Electric Orlando
DEO Signage on new Chevy Volt
Drive Electric Orlando is a groundbreaking partnership between Orlando rental car agencies, hotels, and tourist attractions designed to offer vacationers and business travelers an exciting and convenient opportunity to "try out" a plug-in electric car during a visit to the World's premier vacation destination.
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