National Drive Electric Week
Sep 20, 2015
|Day:||Sunday, September 20, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
|Location:||R.E. OIds Transportation Museum (parking lot, outdoor event)
240 Museum Dr.
Lansing, MI 48933
GLACC, with the support of staff at the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, held a "Pop-up EV Auto Show Exhibit". This event drew seven (7) plug-in electric vehicles and one (1) solar-power electric assist bicycle (an Organic Transit ELF: http://organictransit.com/). Three (3) Chevy Volts, one (1) Nissan Leaf, one (1) Tesla Model S, one (1) Corbin Sparrow, and one (1) BMW i3. Each of these vehicles was brought, displayed, and "ride-and-drive'ed" by its owner.
The $1000 estimated budget constitutes staff planning time and staff time to conduct the event. The 4 hours estimated for volunteer time constitutes R.E. Olds Transportation Museum staff time provided to conduct the event.
The 30 individuals listed as participants do not include any individuals who may have read the email postings and social media posts promoting the event, which is more difficult to accurately assess.
This event was a success and has led to an interest in collaborating on future NDEW events at the Museum.
photo by: Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities, Ben Calnin (volunteer)
Vehicle in foreground is not a plug-in electric vehicle. Other vehicles include: Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, BMW i3, (not visible - behind i3 is a Corbin Sparrow). Individuals are not named, as individuals are not identifiable in this photo.
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 2021 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.Join EV enthusiasts and the Clean Cities coalition to look and learn all about electric vehicles - this event celebrates National Drive Electric Week. Electric vehicles (EV) will be on display with opportunities to talk with EV owners and dealers to get your questions answered or just learn more about this new automotive technology. Will your next car be electric?
Note: this is an outdoor event and will be held rain or shine - dress for the weather.
Note: We encourage Drive Electric Week attendees to also enjoy the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum. The museum opens at noon on Sundays. Admissions rates can be found at: http://reoldsmuseum.org/visiting-info.
We appreciate our event sponsors! Sponsors include:
R.E. Olds Transportation Museum
There is currently 1 attendee registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
Registered attendees report 7,000 electric miles driven.