Participants, attendees, and guests did not only talk about the available electric cars on the market today, they also discussed how any enthusiast and maker can build his/her own electric car, bicycles, and even a hydrogen fuel cell powered car!
To learn more about the event, READ HERE...
Longmont's National Drive Electric Week event will not be possible without the support and participation of the following:
TinkerMill, The Longmont Makerspace -- for hosting the event and providing the venue. Thank you to TinkerMill members and the Board of Directors for all the help and support!
The City of Longmont and Longmont Power & Communications -- for allowing us be part of the City's unveiling of their 2 Nissan Leaf and bringing one of them to our event. Thank you Scott Rochat and Mike Frailey. http://longmontcolorado.gov/departments/departments-e-m/longmont-power-communications
The Giggling Greek -- for providing amazing and authentic Greek food to everyone at the event. http://gigglinggreek.com
Seb's Wood-Fired Pizza -- for providing freshly baked, wood-fired pizza to everyone. http://www.sebswoodfiredcuisine.com
ClipperCreek -- for sponsoring and donating an HCS-40 Charging Station. http://www.clippercreek.com
TorkLift Central -- for sponsoring and donating an EcoHitch. http://www.torkliftcentral.com
Pulmor -- for letting us display their solar trailer, a greener alternative to traditional fossil fuel burning generators. http://www.pulmor.com
Ascent Processing -- for their donation which helped fund our event flyers and banners. http://www.ascentprocessing.com
Gebhardt Automotive -- for brining the BMW i3. http://www.gebauto.com
Interstate Ford -- for bringing the Ford Fusion Energi (Plug-in Hybrid). http://www.i25ford.com/index.htm
Green Eyed Motors -- for sending us a (used) Nissan Leaf for ride-and-drives and the bare motor of a Nissan Leaf for display.
McCaddon -- for bringing the Cadillac ELR.
KingGM -- for bringing the Chevy Volts.
Small Planet E-Bikes -- for bringing electric bicycles.
Valley Nissan -- for bringing the Nissan Leaf and giving us space to display our event banner. http://www.valleynissan.com
Colorado State University, EcoCar2 --for bringing your prototype hydrogen fuel cell and electric car. http://www.engr.colostate.edu/me/pages/undergraduate/senior-projects/ecoCar-2/EcoCar2-1.html
Longmont Channel 8 and Public Access -- for documenting Longmont's first National Drive Electric Week event. Special thanks to Bill Decker and Carl DeVere.http://www.longmontchannel.com
Longmont Compass -- for writing and announcing about the event and sharing it to the Longmont community. Thank you Jon Rice and Longmont Compass team. http://longmontcompass.com
Times-Call -- for writing and announcing about the event and sharing it to the Longmont community. Special thanks to Tony Kindelspire. Article HERE.
Thank you to the following individuals:
Scott Converse, Dixon Dick, Dan Williams, Marie Aragon, Philip Aragon, Don Norris, Diane Goldenstein, Steve Briggs, Dan Christian, Clint Bickmore, Tony Kindelspire, Jon Rice and Matt Stallard.
Electric car owners who brought the following: Tesla Model S, Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Ford C-Max Energi, and Ford Focus Electric.
Thank you George Tomasevich for showcasing you Porsche 914 that you converted to Electric.
We would also like to thank our guests and attendees who brought their electric motorcycles and electric bicycles.
Thank you everyone for making this event possible and successful!