september, 2017

16sep2:00 pm6:00 pmUrbana Drive Electric Fair

Event Details

National Drive Electric Week comes to Champaign-Urbana! The future of transportation is electric – the luxury of charging at home, skipping gas stations, and reducing your carbon footprint by driving on clean energy are just some of the many reasons to switch to electric vehicles (EVs). With current all-electric models like the Nissan LEAF, Chevrolet Bolt, and Tesla’s Model S, X, and upcoming Model 3, affordable and practical EVs are sweeping the nation. Join our event for a look at some of the EVs available from local dealerships, experience the joys of electric driving, and learn from local owners about the benefits of choosing an EV for your next car.

We will also be joined by Illini Solar CarIllini Formula Electric, Illinois State Senator Scott Bennett, Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin, Professor Scott Willenbrock from University of Illinois, and many more!


(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm