National Drive Electric Week OKC

Come out to OKC’s Wheeler District on Saturday and check out more than a dozen EVs!

Who: The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG)

What: National Drive Electric Week 2017 – OKC

Where: Wheeler District Ferris Wheel, 1701 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73109

When: This Saturday! September 9, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Why: Oklahoma’s premier electric vehicle event. Attendees can ride and drive different electric vehicle models on a closed track and can learn from passionate electric vehicle owners about the superior electric driving experience. More electric vehicles on the road in Oklahoma means improved regional air quality and energy resiliency.

Visuals: 12 different electric car models (including Teslas), electric vehicle drivers, Wheeler District Ferris Wheel and Downtown OKC skyline in background

More Details on National Drive Electric Week from the Facebook Event Page:

Come meet Oklahoma electric car drivers and find out why. Ride and drive different EV models! This is Oklahoma’s premier EV event.
 
Come with your questions about the electric drive experience. Come feel an EV’s instant tourque and accelleration. Come find out why more EV’s on the road in Oklahoma means better regional air quality and energy resiliency.
 
Come see the exciting new additons to the Wheeler Ferris Wheel. We’ll have a food truck out as well as the Wheeler snack shack and restroom for your convenience. You’ll also need to take in the views of Downtown OKC from the Ferris wheel!
 
National Drive Electric Week, September 9-17, 2017, 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 successfully 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.

Staff Contacts

Eric Pollard
Clean Cities Coordinator
(405) 234-2264

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