National Drive Electric Week
National Drive Electric Week started in 2011 as National Plug In Day. Today, it has grown into 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.
Location: 1701 S. Western Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Contacts: Eric Pollard, email@example.com or Angela Hankins, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Drive Electric OKC will feature 11 different electric car models including a Tesla, electric bicycles, motorcycles and more. The Wheeler Ferris Wheel, a Taco Nation truck and Kona Ice will round out the day making for a fun and family-friendly event.
Event Host: Central Oklahoma Clean Cities, a program of the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments
Best Thing: Ride and drive different electric vehicle models on a closed track and learn from passionate electric vehicle owners about the superior electric driving experience.
Partners: Thompson Mitsubishi, Bob Howard Chevrolet, Bob Howard Nissan, Orr-Nissan East, Francis Solar, Scissortail Chargers and GPS Insight.
Clean Cities Mission
The mission of Clean Cities is to advance alternative fuel vehicles for the good of the environment, economy and our nation’s energy resiliency.
From Eric Pollard, Clean Cities Manager
“Drive Electric is Oklahoma’s largest gathering of electric vehicle owners. We’re excited about raising awareness of EVs across the region because we know that more electric vehicles on the road in Oklahoma translate to improved regional air quality and energy resiliency. This translates to improved quality of life and strengthened economy for Oklahoma.”