Three opportunities to drive New EVs in Florida in January/February

Saturday, January 22, 2011
If you're in Florida in the very near future, you have several opportunities to drive a variety of new Electric Vehicles.  While there are several left brained reasons for going electric, once you drive one, your right hemisphere will be convinced too...since they're fun to drive.

Get out there and drive one!

Nissan Leaf - Drive Electric Tour
These are just the Florida locations of their Nationwide Tour.  Sign up at: www.driveNissanLEAF.com to ensure you get a place in the driver's seat.

  • Jacksonville
    • Where: The Avenues, 10300 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256
    • When: Saturday, January 22: 7am – 5pm, Sunday, January 23: 8am – 4pm
  • Miami
    • Where: Sawgrass Mills, 12801 West Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33062
    • When: Friday, January 28: 7am – 5pm, Saturday, January 29: 7am – 5pm, Sunday, January 30: 8am – 4pm
  • Orlando
    • Where: University of Central Florida, Bldg 50 N. Gemini Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816
    • When: Fri: February 4: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sat: February 5: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sun: February 6: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
  •  Tampa
    • Where: International Plaza and Bay Street, 2223 N. West Shore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607
    • When: Friday, February 11: 7am – 5pm, Saturday, February 12: 7am – 5pm, Sunday, February 13: 8am – 4pm

Chevy Volt - Main Street in Motion
With more than 70 vehicles in the same location, including 25 competitive makes, Main Street in Motion
delivers an opportunity you won't find anywhere else — a no-pressure environment to compare Chevrolet,
Buick, GMC, Acura, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Lexus, Toyota and other vehicles side by side!  6-12 Chevy Volts should be there, so the wait to drive should be short.

These are just the Florida locations of this Nationwide Tour.  Drive here for more information: http://www.mainstreetinmotion.com/

  • Miami
    • Where: Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens, FL 33056
    • When: January 28 – January 30, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Orlando
    • Where: Epcot, 1242 Avenue of the Stars, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
    • When: February 11 – February 13, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Electric Vehicle Showcase - Progress Energy and Buffalo Wild Wings
There may be several EVs at this local event at the new Kissimmee location of Buffalo Wild Wings - as they are planning to have a Chevy Volt, Ford Escape PHEV, Nissan LEAF, Toyota Prius PHEV, Wheego LiFe, and Zero Motorcycles at the event.

BTW: The owner of the local Buffalo Wild Wings franchise (Andy Gross - Sunshine Restaurants) built their new locations with prewires for EV Charging stations...starting back in 2008!  That's progressive!

  • Where: Buffalo Wild Wings Formosa Gardens, 3099 Formosa Gardens Blvd., Kissimmee, FL 34747
  • When: February 3, 2011, 10:30am
  • RSVP: alan@byrdconnections.com

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