Electric Car Guest Drive Returns in September
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The Electric Car Guest Drive program that is run by the publisher of Electric Car Insider is returning to this general area with 2 September dates, the 23rd and 24th, Friday and Saturday, in Pearl River, NY (Rockland County).
EV owners bring their vehicles for test drives (guest drives) with the owner in the passenger seat. The drive is over a pre-planned route that is between 1.5 and 2 miles. The event is taking place at 1 Blue Hill Plaza, which is an office complex and the home of the sponsoring utility, Orange and Rockland Electric. They have held events there in the past. The route is mostly the perimeter road of the parking lot with a short stretch on a local road as the parking does not completely surround the building.
Participation can be for 1 or 2 days and an honorarium of $300 is paid for each day. Lunch is provided. So is an optional dinner at a good restaurant with the staff and other EV owners.
Please arrive on site by 9:30 am. The event concludes at 4 pm.
The drives themselves are casual with no dealerships or salespeople involved in the event. EV owners just explain the basics of driving the vehicle, describe the drive-electric lifestyle, and answer questions. No sales pressure of any kind is involved. These events have a demonstrated track record of driving EV conversions. (It is not necessary to be an authority on the complicated new federal EV incentive.)
Vaccinated owners preferred. The event follows local public health guidelines as of the date of the event. Masks are not currently mandated. However, if an owner wishes to have masked guests, that will be honored.
A web page from Electric Car Insider describing details can be found here.
You can also feel free to contact the Electric Car Insider publisher, Chris Alan, directly at Chris@electric-car-insider.com
Feel free to tell them that you were referred by the EV Club.