Michigan Energy Office to host electric vehicle ride-and-drive in Lansing Event to feature a variety of cars to take for a spin

Gretchen Whitmer, Governor
Madhu Anderson, Deputy Director

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 26, 2019

Contact: Nick Assendelft 517-284-8300
Customer Assistance: 800-292-9555

 

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Energy Office will host an electric vehicle ride and drive on Wednesday, April 17, in Lansing.

Co-sponsored by Midwest EVOLVE and Greater Lansing Clean Cities, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Several EV models – including hybrids and all-electric vehicles – will be available for people to look at, ride in or drive. EV owners will answer questions about their experiences.

The event will take place at the Michigan Agency for Energy, 7109 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing. A food truck is also scheduled to be present from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Michigan Energy Office will host the event as part of its mission to accelerate economic growth by encouraging investment to advance mobility, manufacturing and healthy communities.

Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities is a coalition of stakeholders working to grow the market for alternative fuels and advanced vehicles.

The Midwest Electric Vehicle Opportunities: Learning, eVents, Experience project is a partnership between the American Lung Association and eight Midwestern Clean Cities coalitions in seven states. The project educates consumers, as well as public and private fleets, about the performance and environmental advantages of electric vehicles.

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