Electric Car Test Drive Event at Lake Eola

National Plug-In Day at Lake Eola

On September 29th, 2013 the public is invited to get in on the latest buzz on electric vehicles during Orange County’s Electric Vehicle Showcase. Orange County is one of more than 60 cities nationwide hosting a free event to promote cleaner, quieter, economical and highly efficient vehicles.

Date: Sunday, September 29, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Electric Car Procession starts at 2:00 p.m.
Location: Lake Eola Park, Washington St. & Eola Dr. (Next to Farmers Market)

 

The event includes:

  • Vehicle Exhibits – Check out the latest Electric Vehicles (EVs) currently on the market and hear from industry experts and vehicle owners about the joy and efficiency of driving an EV. With nearly zero maintenance costs driving an EV may be right for you.
  • Charging Stations – Learn about Level 1, 2 and DC fast charging in Orlando. There are over 300 public charging stations in Central Florida and ten within 1 mile of Lake Eola.
  • EV Car Sharing / Leasing – Discover the benefits of Drive Electric Orlando’s EV Car Leasing Program and the City of Orlando’s Green Works car sharing program.
  • Ride and Drives – EV test drives are planned, so prepare to take an EV for a ride around Lake Eola.
  • Electric Vehicle Parade – The event will conclude with a procession of electric vehicles.

Partners in Orange County’s National Plug-In Day event include: Orange County’s Environmental Protection Division, The City of Orlando, Get Ready Central Florida, Metroplan Orlando, Sierra Club of Central Florida, the Central Florida Clean Cities Coalition and The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC).

Full Details 

30 electric vehicles on display Sunday at Lake Eola