Free Test Drives of Electric Vehicles in Downtown Indianapolis, May 19-21

Test Drives of Electric Vehicles

The 2014 Electric Drive Transportation Association Conference and Annual Meeting  ( will feature a “Ride, Drive & Charge” event from May 19 to May 21 in downtown Indianapolis.  The three-day test drive event is open to the public and free of charge.

This is an exciting opportunity to get behind the wheel of the latest electric vehicles and experience first-hand the superior performance of electric drive.  These cars aren’t just clean and efficient, they’re also incredibly fun to drive.

Location: The registration tent will be located at the intersection of Capitol Ave and Georgia Street in downtown Indianapolis.  The 1.14 mile test drive route loops from Georgia Street around Monument Circle.

Monday, May 19 –10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday, May 20 – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, May 21 – 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Requirements:  Valid driver’s license; waiver to be signed at registration tent.

Current vehicle lineup:

  • ALTe: Plug-in Hybrid Ford E-350 Delivery Truck
  • Cadillac ELR
  • Chevrolet Spark
  • Chevrolet Volt
  • Ford Fusion Energi
  • Ford C-MAX Energi
  • Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Porshe Panamera Plug-In Hybrid
  • Toyota Highlander Hybrid
  • VIA VTrux
  • Volkswagen eGolf

The event is sponsored by RealPower, the Official Mobile Charging Sponsor of EDTA2014.

About EDTA2014
As we shift from market rollout to market expansion, we are heading to the city that has helped define the automotive industry in the U.S. for over a century.  Attendees include automakers, utilities, battery and equipment manufacturers, suppliers, government partners and end users.  #EDTA2014 will provide a forum for industry to discuss key topics such as technology advances and electric vehicle consumer adoption, while end users can network with transportation solution providers.  This is your best opportunity in 2014 to hear from and meet with leaders from across the entire electric drive value chain.

About EDTA
The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) is the trade association promoting battery, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell electric drive technologies and infrastructure. EDTA conducts public policy advocacy, education, industry networking, and conferences. EDTA’s membership includes vehicle and equipment manufacturers, energy companies, technology developers, component suppliers, government agencies and others.

SOURCE Electric Drive Transportation Association


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