National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Metuchen, NJ
Sep 10, 2016

Day: Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Location: Metuchen, NJ 08840
Visual
Instrument
Instrument UUID
Instrument Calibration

Instrument Priority:
Instrument Resolution:
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

There were a number of people who showed up because they had heard about the event through social media / newspaper / online, and many of the local Farmer's Market Patrons stopped in as well. I talked to many retired older people who were there for the Market, but very interested. There were also a lot of families with young children stopping by.
Some local politicians / community volunteers stopped in. I remember Dorothy Rasmussen was there from the town council, and a local township administrator. Farmer's Market Volunteers were very helpful.
I contacted all local dealerships including 4 separate Nissan Dealerships and only 1 brought a car for test drives - which left after a single test drive. The dealerships were generally poor at returning calls/emails, and waited weeks before I could even get them to say no. The BMW dealers (I contacted Open Road and Springfield), Nissan dealers, and GM were out of stock. The Farmer's Market organizer only allowed 2 cars inside the market.


photo by: Alexander Brown
Ken and Steven Paradise's Model X's Alex Brown's Leaf, Michael and Pamela Thwaite's Roadster, John Sargent's Model S.

More photos from this event.

Event Description

 

The event is pending. Please visit the Attend page to find other National Drive Electric Week events.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

Platinum Level Sponsors

Silver Level Sponsors

Bronze Level Sponsors

Green Level Sponsor

Community Partners

All NDEW 2021 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

Back to top