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Maine Drive Electric Ride and Drive

Did you know that electric car owners in Maine are saving hundreds of dollars a year in fuel costs? By driving electric, thousands of Mainers are saving money, embracing clean transportation, and reducing climate changing pollution, too!

Please join in for the Maine Drive Electric events. They are fun, free, informative ways to get behind the wheel of different electric cars and enjoy free food. What a unique way to learn more about these vehicles and the future of transportation—and reducing your personal pollution levels.

 South Paris, ME

September 16, Noon – 4 PM, Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, 256 Main St

  • A free, fun event with many electric cars to ride in or drive. Come see the new Chevy Bolt among many others and stay to chat with other fellow Mainers considering going electric.
  • Chat with electric car owners from the Maine Electric Vehicle Association about their experiences driving electric in Maine.
  • Celebrate with a ribbon cutting for three new electric car chargers and their solar tracker. Hear ReVision Energy, NRCM, and others talk about electric cars in Maine
  • EV 101 talks throughout the day from Paris Autobarn owner Tony Giambro and Education Outreach Coordinator Travis Richie, so you can learn more and ask all your questions about going electric in Maine!
  • Enjoy free pizza and refreshments while learning the latest on EVs in Maine!

South Portland, ME

September 17, Noon – 4 PM, South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Road

  • Free, fun event featuring dozens electric cars to ride in and drive –EV models currently registered to attend include a Tesla Model S and Model X, Chevy Bolt and Volt, BMW i3, Nissan Leaf, and many more!
  • Free coffee and cupcakes from Bard Coffee of Portland. Enjoy free pizza (delivered via electric car!) from Portland House of Pizza, too.
  • Free raffle with prizes, including NRCM ”swag,” when you test drive any electric vehicle.
  • Chat with electric car owners, car dealers, electric utilities, and experts from Maine’s leading environmental organization, the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM).

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