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USA: Is There an electric Car in Your Future?

September 11, 2013, Wednesday, 7pm to 9pm
Is There an electric Car in Your Future?

Location: Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.

Learn about electric vehicles from Dr. Nick Carter, a passionate advocate for electric vehicles (EVs) and solar energy. Hear from our panel of EV owners about their experiences buying and operating their Tesla Roadster, Chevy Volt, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Leaf and other EVs. Presented by GreenTown Los Altos.

Tom Sidle, EAASV President will be on the owners panel at the event.

Come show your support if you already own an EV. If still undesided about EVs, check it out.

Click for more info about the event.

September 21, 2013, Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Silicon Valley Fall Festival

Location: Memorial Park, Cupertino.

Silicon Valley Fall Festival is an annual event hosted jointly by the Rotary Club of Cupertino and the World Journal with the support of City of Cupertino and the School Districts. Event is focused on providing education and fun for the whole family. This year they have a Fine Arts Exhibition and a Robotics Competition for the high schools in the Fremont Union High School District.

Lots of local vendors and organizations on display. Various entertainment throughout the day.

Electric Auto Association will have a booth with static display of a few EVs. Join us and be part of the fun.

Click for more info.

September 23 to 27, 2013, weekdays
EV Week by Charge Across Town

Location:Various venues in San Francisco and the bay area.

EV Week is a project of Charge Across Town launched in 2012. A community sponsored event, EV Week brings together the EV industry along with local cities and municipalities, the business sector, community and non-profit organizations, to see and drive the future of transportation.

The event features electric vehicles which consumers can see and DRIVE (including urban cars, luxury sedans, car sharing vehicles and electric scooters), EV charging solutions, green car sharing services, and new transportation applications.

Click for more info about EV Week.

September 28 – 29, 2013, Saturday and Sunday
National Plug-in Day

Location: Various venues in San Francisco and the bay area.

National Plug-in Day is a two day event this year to encourage better coverage at more locations.

Join EV enthusiasts promoting the joys of plug-in transportation and show your support at a local location.

Check out the EAASV Rally in Cupertino.

For more info other locations on NPID.

October 5, 2013, Saturday, 10am to 4pm
2013 Solar Home Tour, “The Road to Zero Net Energy”

Location: Girl Scout House in Rinconada Park, Palo Alto.

Acterra and SunWork invite you to take a self-guided tour of several local homes, including a newly built Zero Net Energy house and a passive home. At each house, you can speak to the owners about the various methods they use to reduce their energy bills. In addition, there will be many all-electric and plug-in vehicles to check out!

EAA will be helping the organizers with display EVs for the event. If you would like to show your EV at this event, contact Tom Sidle.

Come to the event to learn options about how to reduce energy use in your house and see real world experience with several low-energy bay area homes.

Click for more info about the event and registration.

October 19, 2013, Saturday, 9am to 5pm
2013 “Take Flight for Kids”

Location: Reid Hillview Airport, 2500 Cunningham Ave, San Jose.

A Full Day Family Friendly FREE Science and Aviation Festival.

Over 200 exhibitors with TONS OF FUN at the biggest, most fun hands-on science, arts, do-it-yourself, FREE festival in Northern California.

The San Jose chapter of EAA will have a booth with display EVs for the event. If you would like to show your EV at this event, contact Don Gillis.

Note that this event is on the same day as the EAASV October monthly meeting. It should be possible to attend our meeting then drive to “Take Flight for Kids” for several hours of fun before the event closes.

Click for more info about the event and registration.

Watch this space…

More local events of interest comming soon.

EVent Season – 2013

If your organization is holding an EVent and would like to have EVs present or an EV owner give a talk about life with EVs, please contact the EAASV President, Tom Sidle . Thanks for your interest in learning about the “EV grin”.

Movie: “Who Killed the Electric Car?” Now available on DVD.

The documentary movie “Who Killed the Electric Car?” had its world premiere at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival received excellent reviews. PBS’s NOW featured the movie and an interview with Director Chris Paine. Sony Pictures Classics has now released this film on DVD. Please see the move to find out why and who might have been responsible. Be sure to tell your friends that not all EVs are dead and that they’re an excellent transportation choice. Also tell everyone to see, grade, and review this important movie.

We’d like to thank the Raging Grannies for supporting our efforts to distribute information about this important movie and electric vehicles.

Source EAASV


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