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San Francisco Hosts Electric Vehicle Expo

All sorts of festivities, including test rides, are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday.

A note to electric vehicle owners in Sonoma County: Charge Across Town is driving San Francisco forward to becoming the most EV friendly city in America with EV Week, featuring public test drive & rides, an EV expo and evening party launches of the latest electric vehicles to hit the U.S. market, including the first all-electric SUV from Toyota.

EV Week includes:

  • The latest luxury, practical and off-road electric vehicles on Justin Herman Plaza.
  • S.F. Mayor Ed Lee leading an EV caravan to the launch event where he proclaims EV Week with a call to “Start Your Engines” to a simultaneous silent hum of EVs.
  • Former S.F. Mayor Willie Brown Jr. checking out the latest electric vehicles.
  • Interactive exhibits from PG&E, Toyota, Nissan, City Car Share and others.
  • General public test drive & ride EVs on the Embarcadero.

Here is the schedule:

11 a.m. Monday: Launch event featuring Mayor Ed Lee and former Mayor Willie Brown Jr. at Justin Herman Plaza

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday: EV EXPO featuring educational and interactive exhibits from electric vehicle producers, solar energy developer SunPower, PG&E and others at Justin Herman Plaza.

5:30 p.m. Monday: Evening reception at San Francisco Toyota to celebrate the launch of the Rav4 Electric, the first all-electric SUV.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday: Test drive & rides on the Embarcadero for the public to try out the newest models of the Toyota Rav4 Electric, Nissan Leaf, the BMW Active E and others.

5:30 p.m. Tuesday: PG&E Pacific Energy Center: Is Your Business EV Ready? Reception for EV Week VIPs and sponsors, city officials, and local business leaders.

For more details, click here.

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Jennifer mark September 20, 2012 at 04:56 PM
I wonder if there is any difference in technique needed to tow an electirc car. http://towing-san-francisco.com/

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