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Drive Electric Earth Day - Washington

Day: Thursday, April 11, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10 am - 3pm
Location: Walter E Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001
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Event Report

We hosted our event at the 2019 Washington Auto Show, which was featuring an EZEV Drive track, where our attendees got a chance to participate and ride along, without the public interfering, and getting the inside info fro Excellon who were sponsoring the EZEV Ride along event at the show. We got to hear from and ask questions of officials and technical staff members from Electrify America, Audi, Kia, and Subaru.

Jaguar was also offering rides in its ipace at the show which our attendees took advantage of.

Kia hosted lunch for our attendees which was an excellent way to get everyone together.


photo by: Bonnie Moret
Attendees of the WAPA EV Day at the Washington DC Auto Show with Captain Planet at the EZEV track.

Event Description

 

We are now at capacity for our Washington Auto Show Event.  Though you can attend the show during consumer hours and drive the Jaguar IPace and take a ride in a variety of vehicles on the EV Track.  Lots of EV's on display at the 2019 Washington Auto Show.

WAPA Members and credentialed members of the media will have an opportunity during the 2019 Washington DC Auto Show to get up close to Electric Vehicles and their manufacturers to learn more about what makes each brand different and unique.  Using the Washington Auto Show's dedicated indoor EV Track as well as brands consumer street drive experiences, as well as the Auto Show's display booths, representatives from the brands will be able to learn more about the concept as well as individual brand products.

We will have a presentation from Electrify America, a chance for attendees to drive the vehicles available on the Washington Auto Show EV Track, and Kia will be hosting us at their booth to talk about their newest EV's. Audi is expected and Subaru will talk about their PHEV products. More to come as the event comes together.

Eventbrite registration will be going out and will be required for attendance at lunch.

This event is limited to 40 registrants of credentialed Automotive Journalists.

WAPA EV DAY @ The Washington Auto Show

WAPA Members will have an opportunity to get up and close with some of the EV's at the Washington Auto Show. With special attention from Electrify America, Kia, Subaru, and others using the Washington Auto Show EV Track and the OEM displays at the show.


TimeEventSponsorLocation
10:00 AMArrival and introWAPAWeW CC
10:15 AMElectrify America & AudiEA & AudiLL EV Track
11:00 AMIndoor DriveWashington Auto ShowLL EV Track
12:00 PMKia EV powertrain presenationKiaKia Booth
12:45 PMKia Hosts LunchKiaWeW CC
2:00 PMSubaru PHEV presentationSubaruClassroom
Til 3:30 PMKia & Other Brands Street DriveAllWeW CC

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