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Learn About the Many Benefits of Driving Electric

Electric Vehicle Show XXX Rootbeer IssaquahDriving Electric is more fun, more convenient, and less expensive than driving a gas car. Find out more at the largest ever gathering of electric vehicles in the Pacific Northwest at Issaquah’s world-famous XXX Root Beer Drive-In.

It’s Official! Governor Jay Inslee has declared that September 15-21 is Drive Electric Week for the State of Washington and Mayor Fred Butler has declared September 15-21 to be Drive Electric Week for the City of Issaquah.

Learn about what it’s like to drive a plug-in electric vehicle from real owners. We’ll have owners on hand ready to answer your questions about the real-world experience driving all the popular plug-in vehicles from Tesla Motors, Nissan, Chevy, Ford and the brand new BMW i3, plus electric motorcycles from Zero and Brammo. We’ll also have some rare production electric vehicles that were only sold in California as well as custom cars built by the 30-year-old community of Seattle-area electric conversion enthusiasts.

Show Schedule

7:30 – 9 am Setup and vehicle load in
9:00 am Show open to the public
noon Special Guest Speakers: Charles Knutson of Governor Jay Inslee’s Office, Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler, King County Council Chair Larry Phillips, State Representative Chad Magendanz, Plug-In America’s Chief Science Officer Tom Saxton and Seattle Electric Vehicle Association President Stephen Johnsen
3:00 pm Show ends, load out

Registration is FREE If you want to show your plug-in electric vehicle register now. Space is filling up!

 

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