EV Test Drives, Viewing and Presentation at the Montshire Museum
Sponsored by Sustainable Energy Resource Group and Upper Valley Sierra Club
Thursday, May 15, 2014, 5:30-8:15 PM
Montshire Museum of Science, Porter Community Room, 1 Montshire Rd, Norwich, VT > Get directions
Outdoor viewing of cars from dealers and private owners, and electric bikes, with test rides
Drive Electric Vermont talk (David Roberts)
You can learn more about and test drive EVs at the Upper Valley Electric Vehicle Demonstration and Forum, Thursday, May 15, at the Montshire Museum, in Norwich, VT.
From 5:30 to 7pm, electric cars on display from 3 dealers and 15 local owners will include: the Tesla Roadster and Model S, Chevy Volt, Ford C-Max and Focus electric, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Nissan Leaf, Prius Plug-in, and Smart EV. Several of these cars, as well as electric bikes from Zoombike and the Solar Electric Cargo Bike will be available for test drives. The Dartmouth Formula Racing team’s EV, which took first place in the Electric Vehicle division race for the second year in a row, will also be on display.
At 7pm, we will move inside to the Porter Community Room for a presentation by Dave Roberts of Drive Electric Vermont – http://www.driveelectricvt.com, followed by a discussion with EV owners and dealers until 8 pm.
There will be displays inside from our sponsors Lamoille Valley Ford, Twin State Ford, Lovering Mitsubishi and Zoombikes who helped make this event possible; public charging stations by Voltrek; and charging EV’s with solar power by Energy Emporium. Ted Dillard of the Boston chapter of the Electric Auto Association will also show his racing electric Yamaha R5 motorcycle from the Mt Washington ALT Energy Summit.
Stop by, listen to the latest EV news, talk to the owners, and take a test ride!
For more information please contact cosponsors:
SERG, Bob Walker, bwalker [at] serg-info.org, (802) 785-4126
Upper Valley Sierra Club, Karl Kemnitzer, kkemvt [at] gmail.com, (802) 738-0640