Celebrate National Drive Electric Week at the 7th annual MEVAfest!

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11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sat., Sept. 9, 2017

Manitoba Legislative Building

(front driveway)

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Every year, members of MEVA look forward to hosting this increasingly popular event.

See dozens of 2-, 3-, and 4-wheeled plugin electric vehicles, including the New Flyer Xcelsior electric busa Zero S electric motorcyclean electric motorboatan electric skateboard and other fascinating EVs.

Marvel at the many vehicles which Manitobans have converted from gas to electric power like Don Himbeault’s 1954 Austin A40, and Lloyd Timlick’s pink 1979 Avanti II, which features surprises worthy of James Bond.

Also, Nott Autocorp, the Vickar Auto Group, First Nation Auto Inc.Ft. Whyte Alive, individual MEVA members and MEVA corporate members, Peg City Car Co-op and Manitoba Hydro, will display a variety of factory-made plugin electric vehicles like the Tesla Model X, BMWi3, Nissan LEAF, Toyota Prius, Mitsubishi iMiEV, Chevy Bolt (Motor Trend magazine’s Car of the Year! ) and more.

Free rides in some EVs.

Manitoba Sustainable Energy Association (ManSEA) member, Solar Manitoba, will display photovoltaic panels.

 

Enter a free draw to win a $50 gift certificate from the East India Company Pub & EateryThe winner will be chauffeured to and from the restaurant in an electric vehicle!

 

MEVAfest will be one of several great events at Winnipeg’s largest street festival, Manyfest.

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See you on Broadway!

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