National Drive Electric Week: Interactive EV Event Offers Test Drives — and Aims to Break a Record

The event organizers hope to break the state record for most EVs in one location, aiming to top last year’s mark of 128.

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Curious about electric vehicles? Want to take one for a spin? National Drive Electric Week’s kick off event Sept. 9 at Grapevine Mills mall will plug you in to the latest on EVs in North Texas.

The event’s focus is to educate people on how EVs can lead to cleaner communities. The popularity of EVS and other vehicles powered by alternatives to fossil fuels has grown, and supporters say that has helped lead to improvements in air quality, 

The event focus is to educate on how EVs can lead to cleaner communities

This event is an interactive way for residents to learn more about “electrification without feeling pressured to buy an EV,” according to the press release.

Attendees will even have a chance to test drive electric vehicles.  

Sponsored by the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition, the event will be “bringing together EV manufacturers, advocates and private owners, as well as curious individuals for a day of electric driving, conversation, fun, and prizes.”

An affiliated series of five daily webinars beginning on Sept. 11 is intended to help people understand the basics of EVs. The final webinar will be on Friday, Sept. 15.

The event’s organizers said they hope to break the state record for most EVs in one location, aiming to top last year’s mark of 128.

Visit the NDEW website to find out how to register a vehicle or for the webinars.


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