National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Charlotte, NC
Sep 10, 2016

Day: Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Carmel Village Shopping Center
7510 Pineville Matthews Road
Charlotte, NC 28226
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

This was our second year putting on this event and we had much more of a variety of plug-in electric vehicles this time. Everything from a KIA Soul EV and Fiat electric to Smart EV's and Model X. Local dealerships provided static displays of the 2017 Chevy Volt, BMW 330e plug-in sedan and Model X. Leaf test drives were provided by Cornelius Willingham, Nissan's Electric Vehicle Fleet Business Development Manager. He brought a module of the Leaf's battery for show and was a wealth of knowledge to speak to. ReNu Energy Solutions who are our sustainable energy partners that install solar panels to residences was there providing free coffee.

Everyone had a great time showing off their cars to the public and each other.

photo by: Charlotte Electric Auto Association
Cornelius Wellington and Robert Cundiff with two 2016 30kwh Nissan Leaf cars

Event Description


Find out what the buzz is around electric vehicles at our 

National Drive Electric Week Charlotte Event

Learn more about electric vehicles (EV's) and experience the thrill of driving them

Talk to EV owners about their real world experiences

Test drive various EV's without the pressure of going to a dealership

Learn methods of generating your own energy from the sun by our sustainable energy partners, ReNu Energy Solutions

If you already own an electric vehicle, sign up and join in the camaraderie of other EV owners as we celebrate this amazing automotive technology

This event is FREE and open to the public!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 59 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 7
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 7
Tesla Model S 4
BMW i3 REx 3
Toyota Plug-in Prius 2
Fiat 500e 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
VIA Motors 1
Vectrix Electric Scooter 1
11 Models 29

Registered attendees report 443,626 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America logo
Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

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All NDEW 2024 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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