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National Drive Electric Week, September 8 - 16, 2018, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

They are fun to drive, are less expensive and more convenient to fuel than gasoline vehicles, are better for the environment, promote local jobs, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

Are you considering going electric? Come talk to owners who have sccessfully done so.

Started in 2011 as National Plug In Day with the simple idea to hold simultaneous events across the country on the same day, by popular demand we have expanded to an entire week of events and changed the name to emphasize the thing we all want to do: drive electric.

We expect National Drive Electric Week 2018 will again grow to include more events in more cities with more drivers reaching out to share the many advantages of driving electric with the public.

Each event is led by local plug-in drivers and advocates and typically includes some combination of EV parades, ride-and-drives, electric tailgate parties, press conferences, award ceremonies, informational booths, and more. Plug In America, Sierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association serve as the national team providing support to the events throughout the country. We are pleased to partner with the many other organizations and individuals working to bring National Drive Electric Week to communities across the country.

About . . .

https://driveelectricweek.org/index.php


Events . . .

https://driveelectricweek.org/events.php
 

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Here's another plug for Drive Electric Week (pun intended)! Check out the events near you and stop by to check out the EVs, ask questions directly to owners, take a ride with willing owners, etc. I have to warn you though, that instant EV torque is addicting...

And, if you're interested in solar, EVs are a win-win. I can generate the "fuel" I need for a month's worth of EV driving (700-800 miles) in about 3 days of good weather and it helps to pay back the solar investment sooner.
 

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Glad I’m not the only ED showing up at NDEW events. A friend of mine has a Tesla Roadster so we usually park next to each other to represent both ends of the EV spectrum.


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We have done these every year for three years with our 2015 ED Cabrio. Saddly we took delivery of our 2018 just before August 1st. It has been in the shop since August 31st so no shows this year. In NH we can do Concord on the first weekend and the Seacoast on the second weekend.

We even made a chalkboard A-Frame we take with us to "talk" about the benifits of Electric Cars and Smart.

Next year.
 

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I am attending an event today. I'm guessing it will be low key but thought I would check it out. I even registered my car but not giving rides as the organizers requested. Didn't even know about this until Dan, my sales rep at the dealership told me about it. Then I saw this posting. Will let you know what happening in this neck of the woods when I get back.
 
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