What: LES EV Ride + Drive
When: Saturday, July 24th from 10a to 3p
Where: Haymarket Park, 403 Line Dr. Cr., Lincoln, Ne
Take an EV for a spin and learn about purchasing and owning a plug-in vehicle from local EV owners and dealers. Grab some food from local food trucks while watching the kids run around the play area, and check out booths from our community partners. All test drivers will receive a $5 food voucher to redeem at one of the event food trucks. Electric buses from the City’s StarTran fleet will shuttle visitors from the Haymarket to Haymarket Park during the event.
10 a.m. – Ride + Drive test drives start.*
10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Community partner booths.
11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. – “EVerything about EVs” presentation by Dr. Don Cox, adjunct professor, UNL College of Engineering, and former Stanford faculty member of 20 years. He is an EV enthusiast and subject matter expert, who also served as a pioneer in wireless technologies. His research at Bell Labs was fundamental in the
development of mobile phone technology.
12 p.m. – Welcome from local leaders.
Various times – LES high-voltage demos.
3 p.m. – Event closes.
*Note: You must be 21 years of age or older and present a valid driver’s license to participate in the test drive. Car seats are not allowed.
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