The second annual National Plug In Day is just around the corner. After years of talking about the future of clean electric cars, the reality is here. Here in the Beach Street Zone, the is going to be an event at the corner of Katella and Hope in Cypress at the Mitsubishi Motors Building. Mitsubishi has a large Solar Array and charging will be available for those bringing their electric cars.
Just this year Ford, Mitsubishi and Tesla have added new pure electric plug in cars to their lines. Ford will have more plug in options over the next twelve months and currently has the top performing car at 105 MPGe.
Electric Charging stations are appearing throughout California are making electric cars more of a reality every day.
WHAT: Thousands of people in some 60 cities coast-to-coast—more than double last year’s count—will celebrate plug-in vehicles for the second annual National Plug In Day. Events from Spokane to Sarasota will highlight the fun, clean-air benefits, and cost-savings of electric cars with ride ‘n drives, rallies, tailgate parties, charging-infrastructure demos, EV-readiness awards, and more.
Among the plug-in vehicles available for ride-n-drives:
Tesla Model S, Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Mitsubishi iMiEV, Plug-in Prius, Ford Focus EV, Honda Fit EV, Fisker Karma, BMW ActiveE, Coda, Zero Motorcycles, and such legacy leaders as the Tesla Roadster and Toyota RAV4 EVs.
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 (times will vary by city)
WHERE: Visit the National Plug In Day website for city-by-city locations and details (still being updated): pluginday.org
WHO: Plug In America, the Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association are national organizers and are teaming up with other local groups across the country to organize events.